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: Feminism
Beyond Identity Politics: Feminism, Power and Politics by Moya Lloyd My review rating: 5 of 5 starsLloyd’s book is an excellent book for those interested in feminism and post-structuralist theories of identity and politics. Lloyd is able to articulately and … Continue reading
“If we have learned anything in the years of late twentieth-century feminism, it’s that ‘always’ blots out what we really need to know: When, where, and under what conditions has the statement been true?” (Adrienne Rich, “Notes Toward a Politics … Continue reading
In a previous post (also my response paper for a class), I was concerned with the translation of academic discourse into various other discourse communities, especially in regards to difference and oppression. As Lisa Duggan puts the sentiment, the discourse … Continue reading