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: WR327: Technical Writing
I just submitted my last grades for Spring 2008. The term is finished. Well, almost. Heather and I gave out two incompletes for our Women Studies course. But otherwise, I am finished. Some quick end of the term reflections: Teaching … Continue reading
So, now that same-sex marriage is legal in California, they have to re-write all those marriage forms (365gay.com): The court decision last week that legalized gay marriage in California has created a semantic puzzle with scant time to solve it. … Continue reading
To answer that question: probably awful if on a long-term basis. But I’m thinking about how energetic I am right now in regards to teaching tomorrow morning and how excited I am to talk about the assignment, to look at … Continue reading
I just got a call from a friend who works as an academic adviser on campus. He told me that a student complained to him about my extreme delay in getting work back to students in her class. This is … Continue reading