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: Philosophy 599: Creative Demcracies (Spring 2007)
Today was the first meeting of Gottlieb’s “Theory after 9/11” Seminar. During class we read Slavoj Zizek’s In These Times article What Rumsfeld Doesn’t Know That He Knows About Abu Ghraib. Zizek argues that despite the claims of the media … Continue reading
In his 2005 essay â€œLiberating Ã¢â‚¬ËœLiberatory’ Education, or What Do We mean by Ã¢â‚¬ËœLiberty’ Anyway?â€œ, Jeffrey Ringer critiques the work of critical pedagogues in composition who do not reflect critically on their use of the concept of liberty. He writes … Continue reading
Yesterday in Creative Democracy Professor Orosco asked us to write and share our ideas on two questions. It hadn’t occurred to me to blog about this, but then Luke did, so I thought I’d go ahead and type up what … Continue reading
Anne-Marie Deitering (OSU Valley Library) is (at this very moment!) doing her presentation for Writing Intensive Curriculum, titled “Read, Write, Share: Emerging Technologies in the Writing Classroom.” She just showed us TagCrowd, which is amazing. I just pasted in a … Continue reading