Dr. Ruth Panofsky
Dr. Ruth Panofsky is a Canadianist who specializes in publishing history, author-publisher relations, textual scholarship, and modern Jewish women writers. Her most recent book, The Force of Vocation: The Literary Career of Adele Wiseman, studies the writing and publishing career of one of Canada's foremost writers of the modern period. Currently, Panofsky is writing a SSHRC-funded history of the Macmillan Company of Canada, a premier publishing company that helped establish a modern literary culture for Canada. She is also preparing the first critical edition of the poetry of Miriam Waddington, a member of the modernist poetry movements in Montreal and Toronto.