Lewis H. Glinert

Professor of Hebrew Studies

68238
305 Bartlett Hall
HB 6191
Department(s): 
Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures
Jewish Studies
Education: 
B.A. Magdalen College, Oxford University (French and German), 1971
Ph.D. School of Oriental and African Studies, London University (Linguistics), 1974

Selected Publications

"Tongue of Tongues: Hebrew in the Jewish and Christian Imagination", Princeton University Press (forthcoming)

"A Screenful of Sugar? Investigating Prescription Drug Web Sites" (Co-author Jon Schommer), Peter Lang International (2014)

Prescription drug brand Web sites: Guidance where none exists, Innovations in Pharmacy 1:1 (2010) 1-15

“Apologizing to China: Elastic apologies and the meta-discourse of American diplomats”. Intercultural Pragmatics 7:1 (2010) 47-74

“Chemotherapy as language: sound symbolism in cancer medication names,” with Gregory Abel, Social Science and Medicine 66 (2008) 1863-1869

“TV Commercials for Prescription Drugs: A Discourse Analytic Perspective,” Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy , 1:2 (2006) 158-184.

“Hazard Information for Industrial Chemicals: The Development of a Policy in Israel,” International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics , 8:1 (2002) 3-22.

“Golem: The Making of a Modern Myth,” Symposium , 55 (Summer 2001) 78-94.

Mamme Dear: A Turn-of-the-Century Collection of Model Yiddish Letters, Jason Aronson (1997).

The Grammar of Modern Hebrew , Cambridge University Press (1989).

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Selected works and activities

Patient-oriented medical communications and Internet advertising; policy and practice for safety instructions; language and narrative in financial literacy (RAND Financial Literacy Research Consortium); The Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive.