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February 2, 2009 New issue (Volume 4 #1) of the Rice Paper (DS editor & author) published.
http://carolinagoldricefoundation.org/page6/files/winter-2009-goldsm.pdf
February 6, 2009 Lecture: “Grapes” The Regulated Wild Series. Carolina Lowcountry & the Atlantic World Program, Avery Institute College of Charleston 7:30 p.m.
http://www.cofc.edu/newscenter/storyDetail.html?id=848
February 15, 2009 Launch of New Book: Pioneering American Wine; The Writings of Nicholas Herbemont, Master Viticulturist. University of Georgia Press.
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March 7, 2009 Paper: “Thomas Gage’s testimony to Oliver Cromwell on the West Indies,” Society of Early Americanists 6th Biennial Conference, Bermuda, W.I.
http://www.societyofearlyamericanists.org/conference/2009/program.shtml
March 15, 2009 Lecture: “Gold Seed Rice” Orangeburg Historical Society
August 2009 Publication of book chapter “Cursing the Company: The Aesthetics of Social Disgust in Eighteenth-Century Anglo Society,” in Dietmar Schloss, ed., Civilizing America: Manners and Civility in American Literature and Culture (Heidelberg: Universitatsverlag, 2009), pp. 85-96.
September 12-15, 2009 Visiting Scholar at Oklahoma State University.
September 13, 2009 Lecture: “Richard Gordon Matzene, the career of one of the photographers who invented glamour. Ponca City, Library.
October 8, 2009 Recipient of the South Carolina Governor’s Award for the Humanities, 2009, 12 noon, Convention Center, Columbia SC
October 9, 2009 Lecture: The Vanished Banquet—Reflections on the Lost Cuisine of the South, Orangeburg German-American Society, Orangeburg, SC
October 14, 2009 Lecture marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of E.A. Poe. Sandhill Branch, Richland County Public Library, USC Arts Institute Big Read Project
October 30, 2009 Lecture, University of North Carolina Greensboro, On English Colonialism
November 15, 2009 Publication of book: The Material Culture of Anglo-America: Regionalism and Urbanity in Tidewater, the Lowcountry, and the Caribbean. David S. Shields, editor, University of South Caroline Press.
December 27, 2009 Awarded Modern Language Association ‘Distinguished Scholar in American Literature’ (Div American Literature 1800), Philadelphia, PA
March, 2010 Elected Executive Committee, American Society for 18th-Century Studies
May, 2010 Received University of South Carolina Educational Foundation Award for Research in Humanities and Social Sciences
March, 2011 Awarded the William Dearborn Fellowship in American History at Houghton Library, Harvard University
April 22, 2011 Edited Special Issue of journal Common-Place: American Food in the Age of Experiment Visit Site
October, 2011 Appeared in Bernhard Bilger's "True Grits" article in the New Yorker Oct. 31 issue
June, 2012 Dearborn Fellow Residence at Houghton Library, Harvard
September, 2012 Keynote Address, Poetry and Print in Early America Symposium American Antiquarian Society
January, 2013 Scholar in Residence, Blackberry Farm, Taste of the South
March, 2013 Organizer, Heritage Food Evening, Society of Early Americanists, Savannah
April, 2013 Publication of Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography by University of Chicago Press
April, 2013 Visiting Scholar at Chowan University
June, 2013 Named Chair of Slow Food Ark of Taste Nominating Committee for the Southeast
June, 2013 Still named Turner Classic Movie Channel book of the month
Summer, 2013 Meyerson Fellow, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas
Summer, 2013 Repatriation of Carolina African Peanut & the Bradford Watermelon
August, 2013 Profiled in "Flavor Saviors," Garden & Gun Magazine
September, 2013 Appears on PBS TV series "Mind of a Chef, Episode 2," "Seeds"
October, 2013 With Glenn Roberts, The Sustainable Classroom, Terra Vita Chapel Hill, NC
October, 2013 Guest Scholar, Cook it Raw, Charleston
October 2014 Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography wins Ray and Pat Browe Award for “Best Single Work in American Popular Culture” from the American Culture Society-American Culture Society
September 2014

VIDEO: The Bradford Watermelon Story, Mind of a Chef: Season 2

August 2014

Appointed Carolina Distinguished Professor, University of South Carolina

May 2014 Published “Book Farming: Thomas Jefferson and the Necessity of Reading in the Agrarian South,” in Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Food
March 2014 VIDEO: Textuality in Revolutions, The American Revolution Reborn Conference

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