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Brewing Narratives: Craft Beer, Craft Writing, and Crafting a Symposium

University of Kentucky professor Jeff Rice assembled and hosted a symposium on UK's campus in February. The symposium, called "Craft Writing: Beer, the Digital, and Craft Culture" brought people from across the country to Lexington to discuss the forms of professional writing done in the craft beer industry.

In this podcast, Dr. Rice discusses what the symposium set out to accomplish, what it succeeded in accomplishing, and the culture of the craft beer industry.

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Wordcast #3: Twitter

In Wordcast #3, WRD 110 students Tyler Davenport and Elizabeth Kunnecke discuss the role Twitter plays in their reading and writing habits. Tyler and Elizabeth took their WRD 110 in the A&S Wired program, where all students use iPads in their courses. Yet, as they talk about in this brief interview, social media like Twitter can be useful for thinking about writing in lots of different ways.

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Meet Jeff Rice: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Jeff Rice is an associate professor in the Division of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media. Rice focuses on writing and rhetoric in new media environments as they pertain to networks and network theory. He is also one of three co-directors of A&S's WIRED program, a new residential college in Keeneland Hall.
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