Recent Posts & Projects

Paul Blom headshot (Photo credit: Jonathan Smith)
Photo credit: Jonathan Smith

Stay up to date with my latest posts and upcoming projects.

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)”

SAMLA 2020

SAMLA 2020

This past fall, I had the privilege of presenting a paper at the 92nd annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), which was held virtually for the first time due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The theme of the conference was “Scandal! Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts.” I presented aContinue reading “SAMLA 2020”

ENGL 105, Sec 079 and 091, Fall 2020, UNC-CH

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”

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