About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
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I’m in my hotel in Frankfurt with pretty poor wireless connection stolen from elsewhere, but I thought I’d pass on this brief NY Times article about the use of pink in visiting football locker rooms as a psychological strategy at … Continue reading
It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day, but I refuse to celebrate (while it is fun, I feel somewhat uneasy about the whole concept, for reasons I can’t quite explain yet). Here’s some interesting stuff I want to catalogue/share: Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Sometime … Continue reading
a continuation of my previous 3 posts: Saturday: O.02 Technologies of Writing: Rhetorics of Place Jeff Rice‘s talk, â€œSpatial Identities: Writing Cities,â€œ was really engaging. He called into question the way Google Maps or MapQuest constructs our ideas of place, … Continue reading