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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On New Historicism: Does this mean that we have constituted ourselves as, in the words of a detractor, “the School of Resentment”? Not at all: we are, if anything, rather inclined to piety. Nonetheless, any attempt at interpretation, as distinct … Continue reading
I am in the middle of reading “Panopticism” by Foucault, and I’m certain I’ll be using this for my paper on punk pedagogy. Punk is about breaking discipline, about fighting discipline, and this essay is exactly about discipline, and it’s … Continue reading