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Writing in the Wine World: Is Wine Journalism Headed for Extinction?

Karen MacNeil is one of the top wine professionals in the United States. Her deep understanding of wine and engaging style are evident in her book, The Wine Bible, recently released in its third…

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Week 3: Genre Lecture Part 1

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BEAM: A Tool for Academic Writing

This video introduces BEAM as a way to think about purposeful source use in academic writing. BEAM is an acronym for Background, Exhibit, Argument, and Method sources.

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Genres of Source Reference (Summary, Paraphrase, Patchwrite, Quotation)

This video describes different genres (or types) of source reference that are common in academic literacy tasks assigned to undergraduate students. Video slides are available here. A handout of the…

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John F. Fetzer

In this conversation, Emeritus Professor John Fetzer discusses his career at the University of California at Davis, including important persons and events that shaped his interests and scholarship,…

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UWP Writers Series 2015: Michael Blumlein 1-22-15

Author-Physician Michael Blumlein talks to a UC Davis audience about the relationship between stories and health. January 22, 2015

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Luis Alberto Urrea: Writers Workshop 11-27-2007

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UWP Conversations with Writers Series 2012-13: Howard Becker 1-26-12

UWP-Conversations with Writers-Howard Becker January 26th. January 26, 2012

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UWP Conversations with Writers Series 2012-13: Eric Klinenberg 02-23-12

Conversations With Writers: Eric Klinenberg. Professor Klinenberg will speak about his new book,"Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone". February 24, 2012

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UWP Conversations with Writers Series 2012-13: Eyal Press 03-07-12

UWP Conversations with Writers Talk with Eyal Press (author of Beautiful Souls). March 7, 2012

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UWP Conversations with Writers Series 2012-13: Sherman Alexie 04-12-12

Sherman Alexie will be giving a special talk to those writing students who have studied his work this year on 4/12/12. April 12, 2012

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UWP Conversations with Writers Series 2012-13: Lidia Yuknavitch 05-01-12

Lidia Yuknavitch: "Conversations with Writers" series May 1, 2012. May 2, 2012

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UWP Conversations with Writers Series 2012-13: Steve Magagnini 11-8-12

Steve Magagnini leading a panel of reporters speaking on and taking questions about researching, pitching stories, and writing. November 8, 2012

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UWP Conversations with Writers Series 2012-13: Adair Lara 11-15-12

Conversations with Writers talk with Adair Lara, the author of "Naked, Drunk, and Writing." Lara will discuss her writing process and take questions from the audience. November 15, 2012

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UWP Conversations with Writers Series 2012-13: Isabel Wilkerson 2-12-13

UWP Conversations with Writers Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson, the author of our campus book, The Warmth of Other Suns. February 12, 2013

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UWP Conversations with Writers Series 2012-13: Nina Amir & Chris Higgins 3-5-03

Converstaions with Writers Panel 3/5/2013: Nina Amir and Chris Higgens. March 5, 2013

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