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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Cross-posted on MAWG: Polemics and Irenics in Argument Ã¢â‚¬â€œ it’s a start? In her essay â€œThe Womanization of Rhetoric,â€œ Sally Miller Gearhart writes that she believes â€œthat any intent to persuade is an act of violenceâ€œ because the persuader has … Continue reading
I just wrote this, and I just practiced reading it. It clocked in at 5 minutes 30 seconds. I have to cut at least 30 seconds, preferrably more so that I can slow down my reading, but here is draft … Continue reading
Here it goes. To be completely honest, I keep changing ideas on a central focus every freakin’ five minutes, hours, whatever. It keeps changing on me. Now, at 2:48 in the morning, approximately 11 hours before I have to present, … Continue reading