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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What separates “teaching-poets” from other poets? We spend our lives with the young. The intimacy of the creative writing classroom means that we have a unique kind of access to the next generation. Through our students’ poems, we learn about … Continue reading
I’m reading a draft of a colleague’s paper, and she quotes Alice Fulton from an interview. I thought it was pretty cool, so I’m quoting it here. Fulton is discussing her use the of the double equals sign (= =): … Continue reading
Culture Cat posted today from Ursula LeGuin’s acceptance speech for the Maxine Cushing Gray Award: There have been governments that celebrated literature, but most governments dislike it, justly suspecting that all their power and glory will soon be forgotten unless … Continue reading