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~ AWARDS & RECENT HIGHLIGHTS ~

2015 & 2016 attended Susan Knight's summer singing class and 'Come All Ye' choral group under the direction of Doug Dunsmore, ending with concert performed at Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, 6 Oct.

2014 Harlow Literary London programme fall with Mary Walsh in UK

2013 Dean of Arts Award for Distinguished Scholarship, Memorial University

2013 South Pacific sabbatical: conference, Honolulu; research, National Library of Australia; guest lecture, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand; photographed Vailima, Robert Louis Stevenson's final home, & grave atop Mount Vaea, Samoa.

2012 shared limo with Rush on the way to Rideau Hall

2011 Harlow Literary London programme fall with Mary Walsh in UK

2010 hosted CSECS conference in St. John's

2008 Harlow Literary London programme spring with Mary Walsh in UK

1993 President’s Award for Outstanding Research, Memorial University.


 MY WORK HAS BEEN CITED IN:
  • http://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poetry/poets/robert-garioch
  • Twentieth-Century Poetic Translation: Literary Cultures in Italian and English, ed. Daniela Caselli and Daniela La Penna
  • Tessa Whitehouse, The Textual Culture of English Protestant Dissent 1720-1800 (Oxford UP, 2016)
  • Gary Day and Jack Lynch, The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789 (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)
  • Simon Rosenberg and Sandra Simon, Material Moments in Book Cultures: Essays in Honour of Gabriele Mueller-Oberhaeuser (Peter Lang, 2015)
  • Michael M. Caines, Shakespeare and the Eighteenth Century (Oxford, 2013)
  • The History of Oxford University Press: Volume I: Beginnings to 1780, ed. Ian Gadd, Simon Eliot, and William Roger Louis (Oxford UP, 2013), 267, 274
  • Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins, A Taste for China: English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism (Oxford UP, 2013), 25
  • Edward Vallance, ‘Reborn John?: the Eighteenth-century Afterlife of John Lilburne,’ History Workshop Journal (2012), n55
  • The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, ed. Stephen W. Brown & Warren McDougall, vol. 2 (Edinburgh UP, 2012), 641
  • Suzanne Joy Podhurst, ‘Scriblerians Uncensored,’ Princeton U. Ph.D. thesis
  • Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen, eds., Oxford History of the Book (OUP, 2010)
  • The Dunciad, ed. Valerie Rumbold (Longman, 2009), 430
  • Thomas F. Bonnell, The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810 (Yale/Edinburgh UP, 2008), 87, 93, 365
  • Ronan Deazley (2008), ‘Commentary on An Enquiry into the Nature and Origin of Literary Property (1762)’, in Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org
  • Leslie M.M. Robarts, ‘A Bibliographical and Textual Study of the Wordbooks for James Miller’s Joseph and his Brethren and Thomas Broughton’s Hercules, Oratorio Librettos set to Music by George Frideric Handel, 1743-44,’ Ph.D. thesis, Dept. of English, U. of Birmingham, 2008, 236n5.
  • David Vander Meulen, ‘The Afterlife of the Imagination: Posthumous Adventures of Pope's Essay on Man,’ Imagining Selves: Essays in Honor of Patricia Meyer Spacks, ed. Rivka Swenson and Elise Lauterbach (U. of Delaware P., 2008), 114, 127n6
  • John Feather, Companion to the History of the Book (Blackwell, 2007), 520
  • James Raven, The Business of Books: Booksellers and the English Book Trade 1450-1850 (Yale UP, 2007), 408n46
  • James Overton, ‘Heaving the Rubber Boot,’ RLS 20 (2007): 6
  • Richard B. Sher, The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America (U. Chicago P., 2006), 744
  • Flavio Gregori, “Introduction: Pope on the Margins and in the Centre,’ Studies in the Literary Imagination 38 (2005): v, xxxvi
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography entries on Robert Foulis, Jacob Tonson, William Warburton (2004; on-line)
  • Raymond Stephanson, The Yard of Wit (U. Penn. P., 2004), 267-8
  • Robert Crawford, The Modern Poet: Poetry, Academia, and Knowledge since the 1750s (OUP, 2004), 72, 79, 292
  • Pat Rogers, Pope Encyclopedia (Greenwood, 2004), 177, 346
  • Catherine Ingrassia and Jeffrey S. Ravel, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture (2004), 97
  • Books and Their Readers in 18th Century: Volume 2 New Essays, ed. Isabel Rivers (Continuum, 2003), 99, 262
  • Frederik N. Smith, Beckett’s Eighteenth Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002), 136ff
  • Alan Houston and Steve Pincus, A Nation Transformed: England after the Restoration (Cambridge UP, 2001), 238
  • Nick Groom, ‘Forgery and Plagiarism,’ A Companion to Literature from Milton to Blake, ed. D. Womersley (Wiley, 2001), 113
  • Jill Heydt-Stevenson, ‘“Slipping into the Ha-Ha”: Bawdy Humor and Body Politics in Jane Austen’s Novels,’ 19th-Century Literature, 55 (2000): 309–339
  • James Machor, Reception Study: From Literary Theory to Cultural Studies (Routledge, 2000), 356
  • Shef Rogers, ‘The Use of Royal Licenses for Printing in England, 1695-1760: a bibliography,’ The Library 7th ser. 1 (2000): 133-92
  • Kate McGowan and Peter Kitson, The Year’s Work in English Studies (1999), 441; YWES 82: 481-2; 78: 456; 77: 441
  • Howard Erskine-Hill, ed., Alexander Pope World & Word, Proceedings of the British Academy 91 (OUP, 1998): 24-5, 115
  • Bernice W. Kliman, Reading Readings: Essays on Shakespeare Editing in the 18th Century (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1998)
  • Jenny Uglow, Hogarth: a life and times (Faber, 1997)
  • Brean Hammond, Professional Imaginative Writing in England 1670-1740 (Oxford, 1997), 37, 322, 341
  • Ian Rankin, Black and Blue (London, 1997) & Wolfman (London, 1992)
  • Roger Chartier, Culture écrite et société (Paris, 1996)
  • Harry M. Solomon, The Rise of Robert Dodsley (Southern Illinois UP, 1996), 300n62
  • John Feather, Publishing, Piracy and Politics (London & New York, 1994), 228
  • Roger Chartier, Forms and Meanings (Harvard UP, 1993), 58
  • Bernice Kliman, ‘Samuel Johnson, 1745 Annotator?’ Analytical & Enumerative Bibliography, 6 (1992): 199
  • Index of English Literary Manuscripts, vol. 3, 1700-1800, ed. M. Smith & A. Lindsay (London & NY, 1992), 2
  • David Foxon, Pope and the Early 18th-Century Book Trade, ed. J. McLaverty (Oxford, 1991), pp. xvii, 152
  • Scriblerian (1991): 212-13; (1990): 38, 145; (1989): 62-3; (1988): 163
  • Critical Essays on Anthony Burgess, ed. G. Aggeler (Boston, 1986), 19, 21, 229
  • Léa V. Usin, ‘“A Local Habitation and a Name”: Ottawa's Great Canadian Theatre Company,” Theatre Research in Canada, vol. 7, no. 1, Spring 1986, n. 32.


ADJUDICATION:
  • Judge, Fiction Category, Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland & Labrador (Apr. 2000)
  • Canada Council/Killam research grant proposal (1998)
  • SSHRC research grant proposals (1991, 1997, 2005)
  • papers for TransAtlantic Crossings, I & II (1995, 2000)
  • Lumen (1994-97)
  • English Studies in Canada (1993)
  • CSECS Madoff Prize (1992)
  • ACUTE conference papers (1990).
BIOGRAPHICAL ENTRY:
  • Canadian Who’s Who (1990-2015).
EDITORIAL WORK:
  • Article reviewer, Studies in 18th Century Culture, vol. 43 (2014)
  • member of editorial board, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada/Cahiers de la Société bibliographique du Canada (2008-2011)
  • Humanities Review Editor, Newfoundland Studies (2004-06)
  • Advisory Board, Lumen XXXI, XIII, Man & Nature XI-XII [CSECS proceedings]
  • Books in Canada British/European (1982-84) & Newfoundland (1988-95) Contributing Editor.
EXECUTIVE POSITIONS:
  • ASECS Affiliate Societies representative, Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies (2004-16)
  • CSECS Conference President (1992, 2010)
  • Regional Vice-President, CSECS (1987-96)
  • Executive member, Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland & Labrador (1999-2000)
  • Executive Member (North American Representative), British Society for 18th-Century Studies, 1993-97
  • President, Atlantic Society for 18th-Century Studies, 1991-92.
FICTION (as Don Aldwin):
  • ‘Snowed Under,’ Newfoundland Quarterly, 91 (Winter/Spring 1998): 17-19
  • ‘Wesler’s Return,’ Canadian Fiction Magazine (Feb. 1991): 145-57
  • ‘Paint It Black: roofcoating in the east,’ Newfoundland LifeStyle, 7 (1989): 62
  • ‘Ancient Women Gathering Fuel,’ TickleAce, 13 (1987): 24-32.
INTERVIEWS:

As interviewer:

  • A.S. Byatt, Booker Prize, CBC ‘Arts Tonight,’ Guildhall, London (16 Oct. 1990)
  • David Lodge, MUN ETV (12 Apr. 1985).

As interviewee:

  • NTV News (21 Oct. 2015) re: joyride
  • CBC TV ‘Here & Now’ (28 May 2013) re: convocation
  • Ryan Belbin, Muse (18 Nov. 2010), 5
  • Teaching in Harlow, Everton McLean, Telegram, (8 Mar. 2008)
  • Mack Furlong, WAM, CBC Radio (7 Mar. 2008)
  • Nigel Beale on ‘History of the Book: Copyright in 18th Century England,’ audio webcast, Nigelbeale.com Nota Bene Books, (June 2006)
  • Leslie Vryenhoek, MUN Gazette (29 June 2006)
  • D. de Young and Jessica Montes, ‘WEII plans digital Library’, The Muse (15 Jan. 2006), 1, 4
  • Tracey Mills, MUN Gazette (27 Jan. 2005)
  • On William Barker as new president of King’s College, Emanuella Grinberg, Tidings (summer 2002), 18-19
  • with Bill Martin, Anne Budgell, CBC Radio Noon (21 Nov. 1997)
  • Helen Reed, BBC Radio, Bristol, UK, on Cabot 500 (3 May 1997)
  • Olga Wojtas, Times Higher Education Supplement (7 Sept. 1995)
  • Ivan Muzychka, MUN Gazette (1992-95)
  • Andy Barry Show, CFRB Radio, Toronto (31 Mar. 1989)
  • Art Andrews, CBC ‘Radio Noon’ (22 Aug. 1988)
  • Ken Lawton, CBC ‘Musicraft’ (3 May 1987).
PAPERS ON DEPOSIT:
  • National Library of Scotland (Acc. 10837)
  • Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial U.
  • McMaster U., William Ready Archive, Canadian Fiction Magazine (File 6, No. 71. Aug. 1990).
READING:
  • ‘Snowed Under,’ short story, MUN Writers’ Fest/Winterset, Mar. 2001.

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