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Author Agnes Howard

Agnes R. Howard teaches at Christ College, the honors college of Valparaiso University.

This summer a relative put aside resistance and got his first smartphone, soon after sending us a picture of himself taken with his phone, captioned: “My First Facie.” Initial mirth over this mistaken terminology—”facie” instead of “selfie”—gave way to conviction that his was, in fact, the much better word. That strange new-ish cultural form the […] Read More