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.

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)”

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”


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