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Travis Chi Wing Lau
Travis Chi Wing Lau is a Franklin/Fontaine doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania Department of English. His research interests include 18th- and 19th-century British literature, the history and theory of the novel, the history of medicine, disability studies, body studies, and gender and sexuality studies. His dissertation, tentatively titled “Prophylactic Fictions: Immunity and Biopolitics,” explores the British literary and cultural history of immunity and vaccination beginning in the 18th century. His academic writing has been published in Journal of Homosexuality, Romantic Circles, and English Language Notes (forthcoming). His creative writing has appeared in Atomic, Feminine Inquiry, Wordgathering,
Assaracus, Rogue Agent, and QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology. travisclau.com