About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
This blog serves as a place to think through things, record thoughts, share interesting stuff, and hold conversations. Welcome!
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I’m finally getting around to updating my blog to WordPress 2.1.3. I’ve been putting it off for too long now, and I’d like a change of format, so here we go… EDIT: Now installed and updated!
In their essay “Toward a Civic Rhetoric for Technologically and Scientifically Complex Places: Invention, Performance, and Participation,” W. Michele Simmons and Jeffrey T. Grabill note that traditional concept of public deliberation “don’t help us understand […] how citizens might act … Continue reading
Bakhtin, M.M. â€œThe Problem of Speech Genres.â€œ Speech Genres and Other Late Essays. Eds. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Austin, TX: U of Texas P, 1986. 60-102. Bazerman, Charles. â€œGenre and Identity: Citizenship in the Age of the Internet and … Continue reading