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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Category Archives: Visual Literacy
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
via Information Aesthetics, check out this blog post about infographics used to depict Super Tuesday primary results. Something to use in class, perhaps, as we talk about graphics in technical writing.
Via Queerty.com, InventorSpot posts some fascinating AIDS awareness ads from Europe, including this one: These ads are pretty shocking, and I especially like this one, for how emaciated and deathly Wonder Woman looks â€” and the statement below that “AIDS … Continue reading