In honour of our esteemed colleague Ruth B. Phillips, her years of knowledge production and committed service, members from the departments of Art and Architecture History, the Institute of Comparative Studies in Literature, Arts and Culture and other former collaborators pay tribute to Dr. Ruth B. Phillips with a special online Festschrift as a space dedicated to reflecting on her research contributions across disciplines, institutions and for her colleagues to share in what ways Ruth impacted their research and professional trajectories. The publication is edited by Birgit Hopfener, Maki Salmon and Xiaofan Wu.