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  • Jelena Krivokapic | Assistant Professor, Linguistics
    Research Scientist Haskins Laboratories Research interests The effects of prosodic structure on articulation Articulatory characterization of spoken language The planning of prosodic structure Education Ph D 2007 Department of Linguistics University of Southern California M A 2003 Department of Linguistics University of Southern California M A 1998 Department of English Studies Georg August University Göttingen Germany Search Contact Department of Linguistics University of Michigan 440 Lorch Hall 611 Tappan Street

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  • Sandra R. Levitsky | Assistant Professor, Sociology
    politics Rather than ask why the American state hasn t responded to unmet social welfare needs by expanding social entitlements this book asks Why don t American families view unmet social welfare needs as the basis for demands for new state entitlements Her current research focuses on the case of state funded preschool By examining state programs that have taken over early childhood responsibilities formerly relegated to families and the

    Original URL path: https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/sandralevitsky/ (2016-04-29)
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  • Laura MacLatchy | Professor, Department of Anthropology
    the hallmarks of prior arboreal specializations A major evolutionary event among our hominoid relatives was the adoption of frequent upright postures orthogrady and suspensory below branch behavior from more monkey like branch walking These novel behaviors opened new niches and selected for a body with a stable lower back that was arguably modified for habitual upright posture and bipedality in one hominoid group the human lineage The investigation of the

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  • Christi Merrill | Associate Professor of South Asian Literature and Postcolonial Theory
    in Translation and other Tales of Possession Fordham University Press 2009 My translations of the stories of Rajasthani writer Vijaydan Detha Chouboli and Other Stories co published by Katha New Delhi and Fordham University Press New York won the 2012 A K Ramanujan Award I spent the 2013 14 school year in India on a Senior Fellowship through the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Institute of Indian Studies researching my current book project Genres of Real Life Mediating Stories of Injustice Across Languages I have taught courses in world literature and translation as well as in South Asian literature and culture at both the undergraduate as well as the graduate level In my undergraduate courses in particular I have worked with teams of media consultants to adapt social media technologies such as blogs wikis and aggregation tools to promote more active and engaged critical thinking skills in the intercultural classroom including a virtual workshop method of peer to peer editing and an online tool for comparing and commenting on objects in UM Collections thanks to support at University of Michigan from the Language Resource Center the Teaching with Technology Institute the Public Goods Council the Sweetland Writing

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  • Rachel Neis | Department of History and Judaic Studies
    and teaching are primarily in the fields of Ancient Jewish Studies Religion Visual and Material Culture and Comparative Law and Legal Theory I am interested in the formation and variations of Jewish cultures in the broader religious social and political contexts of late antiquity 1st 7th centuries CE approx across the Mediterranean and Near East Questions related to the body and the senses materiality and ritual space the formations of religious identity and practice and the boundaries between humans and other entities animals objects images drive my work In my writing thus far these interests have led me to questions about the history of the senses particularly the sense of sight and the relationships between the body and religious ritual law and narrative I have written about visuality prayer pilgrimage icon veneration and mystical texts and toilet habits My course offerings range from comparative ancient law and legal theory to history of Jewish art and visual culture to ancient Jewish history and Rabbinic literature In my first book I turned to how ancient Jews particularly the sages known as the Rabbis who lived in Roman Palestine and Persian Mesopotamia in the first several centuries of the Common Era understood experienced and attempted to shape vision This work led me not only to carefully analyze ancient Jewish classics such as the Mishnah Midrash and the Talmud but also to connect these sources with Greco Roman medical and philosophical theories of vision Persian Zoroastrian understandings of the evil eye and Christian texts on modesty and the gaze The world of late antiquity has been described as being visually voracious and rabbis no less than others sought to cope with the potential dangers and pleasures that the eye could sustain or inflict For me therefore to study Jewish culture means recognizing its thorough

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  • Adela Pinch | Faculty, Lab, and Research Template Site
    Women s Studies University of Michigan Ph D Cornell 1990 Primary Interests Nineteenth century British literature romanticism eighteenth century British literature lyric poetry the novel women s studies feminist criticism Secondary Interests Literary theory literature and philosophy psychoanalysis social history Professor Adela Pinch Department of English 3187 Angell Hall 435 S State St University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI 48109 1003 Search for News News Post Example Contact Email apinch

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  • Yopie Prins – Faculty, Lab, and Research Template Site
    D in Comparative Literature from Princeton University After teaching at Oberlin College for four years she joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where she specializes in nineteenth century poetry comparative poetics lyric theory Classical reception studies and critical translation studies She has served as Chair of the Comparative Literature Department at Michigan and as Vice President 2013 15 and President 2015 16 of the American

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  • Elizabeth F.S. Roberts | Department of Anthropology
    am an ethnographer of science medicine and technology My work has included research on assisted reproduction in the United States and Ecuador reproductive governance in Latin America transnational medical migrations and currently environmental health science in the United States and Mexico Within these projects I trace how biomedical and scientific projects are part of the looping conditions of life that shape bodies and kinship challenging the notion of biology as

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