Presentations and Publications by Karma Waltonen

Karma Waltonen presented on a panel with Melissa Bender and Heather Milton at the 5th Annual Health Humanities conference in Seville, Spain and on a panel with Melissa Bender at the Swedish Association for American Studies conference. Karma has also published a celebration of Star Trek's 50th anniversary at


Recent Publications by Sasha Ambramsky

Sasha Ambrasky has published an article in the current issue of Nation about refugees in Denmark and Sweden. Sasha is also writing on affordable housing in California for an online publication called Capitol & Main. He's written on Trump's anti-Muslim proposals for the American Prospect, and he's writing a feature article for the New Statesman, in UK, on American Rage -- everything from Trump to guns, police brutality to Black Lives Matter.


Once again UC Davis is in the list of top Writing in the Disciplines programs in the US

These colleges typically make the writing process a priority at all levels of instruction and across the curriculum. Students are encouraged to produce and refine various forms of writing for different audiences in different disciplines. In spring 2016, we invited college presidents, chief academic officers, deans of students and deans of admissions from more than 1,500 schools to nominate up to 10 institutions with stellar examples of writing in the disciplines. Colleges and universities that were mentioned most often are listed here, in alphabetical order.


Award-winning Author Sam Freedman to Present on Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmaltz

You are invited to a presentation by award-winning author Sam Freedman, Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz. The presentation will be on Thursday, May 12, from 5:00-6:30pm in Sproul Hall 912. More information about the Dying Words Project can be found at


Andy Jones' New Book of Poetry In the Almond Orchard: Coming Home from War

Andy Jones' new book of poetry, In the Almond Orchard: Coming Home from War, represents the experiences of American veterans who have served overseas, and who are readjusting to life in the United States, especially California, after their service. The book was made possible by support from YoloArts and the California Arts Council. Profits from the sale of this book will fund the Charles Ternes Creativity Prize for Veteran Students at the University of California, Davis.