Emily Bloom, Public Humanities

Emily BloomEmily Bloom joined Sarah Lawrence College as a Public Humanities Fellow and member of the literature faculty in 2021. Her special interests include 20th-century British and Irish literature, media studies, the history of technology, and disability studies.

She is the author of The Wireless Past: Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968 (Oxford University Press, 2016), which was awarded the First Book Prize by the Modernist Studies Association. Her essays have been published in Public BooksThe Irish TimesInternational Yeats Studies, and Éire-Ireland, among others, and she is currently at work on a book about motherhood and technology. 

She holds a BA from Washington University in St Louis, an MA from Boston College, and a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.


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