Jacob Lau

Jacob Lau is a University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California, Irvine. His work theorizes transgender through postcolonial, queer of color, and historical materialist theorizations of time and historicism. Along with Cameron Partridge, he is an editor of Dr. Laurence Michael Dillon’s 1962 trans memoir Out of the Ordinary: A Life of Spiritual and Gender Transitions, for which he also co-authored an introduction. Lau received his PhD in Gender Studies from UCLA, and holds a BA in English from UC Berkeley, as well as a MTS in Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion from Harvard Divinity School.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Beyond the Bathroom: Centering and Affirming Non-Binary Trans Perspectives in Heath Fogg Davis’s “Beyond Trans: Does Gender Matter?”
PRESS ENTER TO SEARCH, OR ESC TO EXIT
Feed Your HeadSubscribe to LARB's FREE Newsletter
Newsletter

Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

Entry Fee: $35. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Apply HERE