About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
This blog serves as a place to think through things, record thoughts, share interesting stuff, and hold conversations. Welcome!
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â€¢ Slate.com: diagramming Sarah Palin’s sentences â€¢ ABC.com: Students at George Fox University in Oregon hanged an effigy of Obama. Eek. â€¢ via Feministing, The Living Room Candidate, a collection of television ads from Presidential Campaigns, 1952-2008. An example from … Continue reading
A few days ago, someone directed me to the Sarah Palin Baby Name Generator. I entered my name, giggled a bit, and moved on. Didn’t think much of it. Then, a listserv I’m on shared the link, and my inbox … Continue reading
I’m reading Calling Cards: Theory and Practice in the Study of Race, Gender, and Culture, edited by Jacqueline Jones Royster and Ann Marie Mann Simpkins, for class. Excellent book! I just read “Men as Cautious Feminists: Reading, Responding, Role-Modeling as … Continue reading