Lewis H. Glinert

Professor of Hebrew Studies

305 Bartlett Hall
HB 6191
Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures
Jewish Studies
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.