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!
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- Elizeth on Bersani (2010): Is the Rectum a Grave?
- Joe Schicke on Robert Brooke on ‘underlife’
- Teaching/Learning in Progress: Thinking about the “Backchannel” – Liz Ahl on Robert Brooke on ‘underlife’
- Ariane on the idea of a writing center
- Editorial Pedagogy, pt. 1: A Professional Philosophy - Hybrid Pedagogy on Miller’s “Genre as Social Action”
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Babies as Swarms of Wasps
I haven’t posted a blog post that wasn’t just an image in ages (and this might be how I’ve started a half dozen blog posts in the past), but my friend Nathaniel posted a nice response to this Buzzfeed list … Continue reading
Request for Graduate Level Foundations of TC syllabi
Dear Colleagues, Dr. Greg Wilson and I are conducting research about how the field of technical communication is constituted in courses that provide an overview of scholarship in the field. We are looking for syllabi at the graduate level for … Continue reading
Flying the New Drone
A few weeks ago, I got my new drone, a Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Edition: I finally took it on a few test flights last Friday, so I’m going to share some of those videos here. I’ve only so far … Continue reading
UW Cash reserve story should be a non-story
If you read the news, you might have heard that the UW system had a whopping 648 million dollars in cash balance, and the legislature is up in arms because we are supposedly sitting on that cash — so they … Continue reading
Storify: Facebook Wall Posts: Old Media and New
[View the story “Writing on Someone’s Facebook Wall Is Real Life” on Storify]