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Call Number: Mss Sc 66

Title: Pamela Banting fonds.

Dates: 1985.

Extent: 0.01 m of textual records.

Biographical sketch: Pamela Banting was born in Birch River, Manitoba in 1954. She obtained a B.A. and Cert. Ed. from the University of Manitoba in 1976 and 1977 respectively. She then taught secondary school in Gimli, Manitoba for two years before obtaining a M.A. from the University of Manitoba in 1986. While at the University of Manitoba, she organized the Dorothy Livesay archives and co-wrote the finding aid, The Dorothy Livesay Papers. She received a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 1990. Pamela Banting taught English at the University of Western Ontario from 1990 to 1994. She then became an Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta until 1999. She became a Sessional Lecturer at the University of Calgary in 1996, where she was teaching English literature and cultural studies. In 2007 she was Assistant Professor in the University of Calgary's Department of English. She has published two poetry chapbooks, an anthology of contemporary western-Canadian writing, a book of literary theory, and numerous journal and magazine articles.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections on November 20, 1985, by Pamela Banting.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of Pamela Banting's commentary, "The Daughter's Seduction" with excerpts from correspondence between Dorothy Livesay and her father, John Frederick Bligh Livesay. This was a Discovery Hour Series lecture given by Pamela Banting in 1985. Discovery Hour Series was a program run by University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections from 1982 to 1994.

Source of supplied title: Title based on provenance of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Finding aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.