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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According to Michigan assistant attorney general Andrew Shrivell claims that U of Michigan student body president Chris Armstrong has a “radical homosexual agenda” in his quest for gender-neutral housing. Of course, he’s right. This radical agenda is based on some … Continue reading
NPR has an interesting report about gendered language. Lera Boroditsky, an assistant psychology professor at Stanford University, studied how people understand things differently based on how words are gendered. The main example is a bridge, which was described differently by … Continue reading