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 democracy is more than a form of government; it is primarily a mode of associated living, of conjoint communicated experience. The extension in space of the number of individuals who participate in an interest so that each has to refer his own action to that of others, and to consider the action of other to give point and direction to his own, is equivalent to the breaking down of those barriers of class, race, and national territory which kept men from perceiving the full import of their activity.”
– Dewey, John. (1993). The democratic conception in education. In Debra Morris & Ian Shapiro (Eds.), The political writings (pp. 110–120). Indianapolis, IN: Hackett. (original work published 1916) Continue reading
243/365/2017 friends after a long day (photo by Kristen) Continue reading
242/365/2017 Books for English 5060: History and Theories of Composition #ttuenglish Continue reading