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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I’ve been meaning to post this for a while, an analysis by Slavoj Zizek about charity consumption. Fantastic:
Via Liz Losh. Critical theory at it’s finest. My favorite part: when Foucault’s and Deleuze and Guatarri’s concepts come in (societies of discipline and control).
In “Composition and the Circulation of Writing,” John Trimbur critiques the prevalent practice in composition pedagogy of reducing the canon of delivery to mere submission of a paper, which separates writing education from modes of production and delivery and over-emphasizes … Continue reading
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