May 29-30, 2018
Dublin Gastronomy Symposium
Dublin, Ireland
Reader. “Left Out & Left Over: Redefining The Food Media Narrative of The American South” selected.

November 3-5, 2017
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference 89
Atlanta, Georgia
Reader. “Pie for Papa: Sweets from the Kitchen of Grace Hall-Hemingway” selected.

July 5, 2017

The Futures of Food
Durban, South Africa

February 25, 2017
Food Media South
Birmingham, Alabama

January 5-8, 2017
Modern Language Association Annual Conference
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

November 4-6, 2016
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference 88
Jacksonville, Florida
Panel Chair: “Food In Fiction.”

March 10-12, 2016
Society for the Study of Southern Literature Annual Conference
Boston, Massachusetts
Reader. “Southern Lands” selected.

February 20, 2017
Food Media South
Birmingham, Alabama

April 1-3, 2015
Popular Culture Association Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reader. “Length overall: HMS Bounty and Literal Container of Story” selected.

November 11-12, 2014
Faith, Farm & Food: Thinking Theologically about Good Farming & Good Food
Sewanee, Tennessee

November 6-8, 2014
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference 86
Atlanta, Georgia
Special session chair. “Food In Fiction.”

September 25-26, 2014
Southern Foodways Alliance Graduate Conference
“Redefining the Welcome Table: Inclusion and Exclusion in American Foodways”
Oxford, Mississippi
Reader. “The Garden & Gun Club” selected.

May 21-23,2014
Southern Foodways Alliance Film Storytelling Bootcamp
Oxford, Mississippi

April 15-19, 2014
Okra to Opera II: The Conference on Southern Culture
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Reader. “A Bittersweet Legacy: The Life of Key Lime Pie” selected.

October 18-19, 2013
Auburn Writers Conference: Artful Crossroads
Auburn, Alabama
Reader. “I’m Bringing Funny Back” selected.

July 13, 2013
Charleston, South Carolina
Presenter. “Lowcountry Traditional Shipwrights” Displayed.

May 28-31, 2013
Southern Foodways Alliance Oral History Workshop
Oxford, Mississippi

November, 2003
National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention
San Francisco, California

April 11-13, 2002
International Writing Centers Association Annual Conference
Savannah, Georgia
Panelist. Cross-cultural dialog with the London Institute.