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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A few weeks ago, I was having a lot of problems concentrating on my thesis and getting anywhere with my writing. I was getting really frustrated and would often drift away from my writing to read something online. So, after … Continue reading
So today I finished revising Chapter 2. There’s a whole lot left to do (2 more chapters which have been barely started, and then a conclusion), but I feel good about how Chapter 2 looks. action agents allows assumption audience … Continue reading
I just emailed Lisa my new draft of Chapter 1. I’ll be honest â€” I’m not the biggest fan of revision. The major revisions I do when writing are as I write, and often my writing is done in quick … Continue reading
Note for Chapter 3: Following Geoffrey Sirc in English Composition as a Happening, can we view blogs as palimpsests, the constant putting new ideas or artifacts on top of old ones, a constant revisioning of ideas, a collage? Blogs, even … Continue reading
Here is a tag cloud of the draft of Chapter 1 I am turning into Lisa this morning: academic argue baoill become being believes bloggers blogosphere blogs boards brooke chapter claims class classroom comments community composition considered content conversation course … Continue reading