Lewis H. Glinert

Professor

Professor of Hebrew Studies
Affiliate, Linguistics Program

68238
305 Bartlett Hall
HB 6191
Department(s): 
Middle Eastern 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

"Language for Actionable Recommendations in Clinical Guidelines: Avoiding Hedging and Equivocation"  (co-author: Richard S. Klasco). Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 317:6 (February 14, 2017)

The Story of Hebrew. Princeton University Press (2017)

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." (Co-author 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).

"Jewish Humor." In Salvatore Attardo (ed.) Encyclopedia of Humor Studies. SAGE Reference (2013).

"Visual Tools And Narratives: New Ways To Improve Financial Literacy (co-authors: Annamaria Lusardi, Anya Samek, Arie Kapteyn, Angela Hung, Aileen Heinberg). Journal of Pension Economics and Finance (July 2017) 297-323

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Works in progress

language and narrative in FedSpeak

communication in jewish law

Selected works and activities

Patient-oriented medical communications and Internet advertising;

policy and practice for safety instructions;

The Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive.