Author: Travis Chi Wing Lau

Jennifer Reich’s Calling the Shots Why Parents Reject Vaccines by Travis Chi Wing Lau

Travis Chi Wing Lau , July 18th, 2019


Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines Jennifer Reich NYU Press, 2016. 336 pages. A timely intervention into recent anti-vaccination controversies, Jennifer Reich’s Call…


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Immunity and (Anti-)Vaccination: Histories, Metaphors, Theories – A Syllabus by Travis Chi Wing Lau

Travis Chi Wing Lau , February 13th, 2019


The natural body meets the body politic in the act of vaccination, where a single needle penetrates both. – Eula Biss, On Immunity  In recent years, outbreaks of highly…


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Osagie Obasogie and Marcy Darnovsky’s Beyond Bioethics: Toward a New Biopolitics by Travis Chi Wing Lau

Travis Chi Wing Lau , September 13th, 2018


Beyond Bioethics: Toward a New Biopolitics Osagie K. Obasogie and Marcy Darnovsky (editors) University of California Press, 2018. 518 pages   “The science will let loose its cascading interactions wit…


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