As the saying goes, ‘there are no good models, only useful ones’. Tell a disease modeler that, and they might shake their head, interrupting to correct you – “only elegant ones”. And Hufnagel et al’s (2004) influential disease simulation, now ten years old, is quite elegant indeed. Published following the emergence and spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in
Fordham University Press, 2012. Translated by Steven Miller. 249 pages, US$32.00, paperback
I. Unrecognizable Subjects and the Irruption of Trauma
“You know who my mother was?” a voice asks from off-screen. The elderly woman shakes her head.
“You…You are my mother,” the interviewer replies.
“How can I really be