ENGL 105i: Writing in Health and Medicine, Spring 2021

This past spring, I taught a section of ENGL 105i: Writing in Health and Medicine, an interdisciplinary undergraduate course on writing across the disciplines with a specific focus on writing in fields and genres related to health and medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill. Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, this class was taught as aContinue reading “ENGL 105i: Writing in Health and Medicine, Spring 2021”

HLTH S367: Global Health Across Audiences: Research and Communication (Summer 2021)

Do you know any undergraduate students interested in global or public health? Dr. Jonathan Smith and I are co-teaching an online, synchronous undergraduate course for Yale University this summer on global health communication and misinformation. Because it’s online, students from almost any institution can apply, although they should contact their home institution first to confirmContinue reading “HLTH S367: Global Health Across Audiences: Research and Communication (Summer 2021)”

MLA 2022 Call for Papers (CFP)

Rachel Warner and I are co-organizing a potential panel for the 2022 annual convention of the Modern Language Association (MLA). The convention will take place January 6-9, 2022 in Washington, D.C. We are very excited about this opportunity to facilitate intriguing and productive discussions regarding the intersections between literature, medicine, and health. See the CFPContinue reading “MLA 2022 Call for Papers (CFP)”

ENGL 105: Writing at the Research University, Fall 2020

This past fall, I taught two sections of ENGL 105: Writing at the Research University. Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, both sections were taught as remote, synchronous courses. The students performed admirably and created important and historical work as they explored writing and research across a variety of disciplines, genres, and media (includingContinue reading “ENGL 105: Writing at the Research University, Fall 2020”