Cultural Studies Colloquium: “Vaccine Dissent: Mistrust and the Politics of Race and Gender.”

w/ Bernice Hausman, Professor and Chair in the Department of Humanities at Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey.

Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:30 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), #1204

Cultural Studies Colloquium: “Vaccine Dissent: Mistrust and the Politics of Race and Gender.”

Dr Hausman is Professor and Chair in the Department of Humanities at Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey.

She specializes in medical controversies in the public sphere and her research areas include medical technology and ideas about gender, breastfeeding and infant feeding debates, HIV transmission through breastfeeding, and vaccination controversies. Her scholarly articles have been widely published in journals such as Yale Journal of Biology and MedicineJournal of Medical HumanitiesNew Literary HistoryNarrative Inquiry in Bioethics, and others. Her books include Anti/Vax: Reframing the Vaccination Controversy; Viral Mothers: Breast feeding in the Age of HIV/AIDS; Mothers Milk: Breastfeeding Controversies in American Culture; Changing Sex: Transsexualism, Technology, and the Idea of Gender.

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