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€¢ Trans Political responds to the article in The Advocate, “Gay is the New Black.” Trans Political expresses concerns about the disappearance or invisibility of the trans rights movement. â€¢ 365gay.com: Gay marriage is before the Iowa Supreme Court. â€¢Â 365gay.com: … Continue reading
â€¢ Queerty: Despite opening in only 36 theatres, Gus Van Sant’s film Milk came in 10th in box office sales over the weekend. Perhaps this means that it might come to Penntucky. I want to see it, though I’m pretty … Continue reading
â€¢ via The Feminist Underground: A UC Irvine professor is throwing a fit over mandatory sexual harassment training. It’s rather hard to believe. â€¢ Oregon State has joined iTunes University! I had students give a pretty good presentation on this … Continue reading
â€¢ Michael BÃ©rubÃ© points to the funny little blog fafblog, which back in 2004 might have coined the best little phrase I have read in a while, during a spoof interview with James Dobson (which sounds eerily like a real … Continue reading
â€¢ Inside Higher Ed: Temple College in Texas bans the Nietzschean phrase Gott ist tot from a professor’s door on the grounds that it is religious and offensive to some. (EDIT: Temple College president reversed the decision and allows the … Continue reading