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!
Visit my electronic portfolio
Last.fm Recent Listens
Category Archives: Remixing
Via the amazing Nathan Buck, this feminist YouTube video on the media and beauty industry: I don’t know a lot about Dove’s Self Esteem Fund, but I think this ad is pretty impressive â€” especially because it is so quick … Continue reading
I think this video is amazing: BoingBoing links to some YouTube videos posted by kids providing instructions on cheating.
I think this election cycle is exciting for a variety of reasons, but one of them is the ways in which individuals and groups not attached to the campaigns are remixing and creating content, posting it on the web, and … Continue reading
a continuation of my previous two posts: Friday: F.06 old + old = new: Writing Multimedia, Remixing Culture, Remixing Identity Some graduate students and an undergraduate student from Michigan State shared some really interesting ideas and experiences of their own … Continue reading
I’m always being in my Harper’s reading. During my vacation (4C’s in NYC, and now in Pittsburgh), I was finally able to catch up on the September 2006 issue. There’s a pretty good Forum on using video games that might … Continue reading