Beth Blum | Assistant Professor of English

Education: B.A. 2005 Concordia University, Montreal QC
Ph.D. 2014 University of Pennsylvania

Office Hours: Thursdays 1-3pm or by appointment
Office: Barker 015


Modernism; contemporary literature; the history of self-help; sociology; the history of advice; theories of mental discipline

Selected Works:

“The Self-Help Hermeneutic: Its Global History and Literary Future,” PMLA (forthcoming).

“Modernism’s Anti-Advice,” Modernism/modernity (forthcoming January 2017).

“James Joyce’s Strategic Populism” Modern Language Quarterly 74.1 (March 2013).