CHEM101: Grain Revolution and Origin of Southern Cookery

The CHEM101 Exchange Group proudly hosts a virtual presentation The Grain Revolution and the Origin of Southern Cookery featuring David S. Shields, Ph.D., Carolina Distinguished Professor at the University of South Carolina Departments of English and History. He is currently Chair of both the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation and Slow Food Ark of Taste, Southern Region.

Dr. Shields will speak about the transformation of wheat, rice, and corn culture in the South in the wake of the American Revolution. He will how discuss how these staples, developed in the period between 1785 and 1815, were the precondition for southern food, providing new flavors and textures requiring new methods of processing. 

Chemistry 101 is a group meeting for all employees of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC). Its mission is to bring together all NCRC employees for the purpose of potential collaboration. 

More Information

Email Shelley Hancock (Administrative Support Specialist, Bioinformatics Services Division at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte) to request the Zoom link and passcode.


Live, virtual event to be held on the Zoom platform. Registered attendees will receive a link to the presentation.

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