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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Category Archives: CAS 506: Public Memory (Spring 2009)
For our Public Memory and Rhetoric course we read James E. Young’s The Texture of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and Meaning, which was an enjoyable and intelligent investigation into the production and reception of various Holocaust memorials in Germany, Austria, Poland, … Continue reading
Joe Sery and I have started guest blogging at the Blogora. Check out Joe’s first post on the 150th anniversary of Mill’s On Liberty. My first post, on remembering and forgetting 9/11 is up as well.
Some classmates and I are collecting YouTube videos incorporating dance and the remembrance of 9/11 for a pretty low-key presentation for our Public Memory course. In this first, one, the WAIT Team (Washington AIDS International Teens) choreographed and danced to … Continue reading