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Edna Andrews, Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and Director of Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies and Director of the Program and Professor of Linguistics and Cultural Anthropology and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Edna Andrews
Contact Info:
Office Location:  321B Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3142
Email Address:   send me a message
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Teaching (Spring 2019):

  • Russian 112.001, Accel russian lang and culture Synopsis
    Languages 320, MTuTh 04:40 PM-05:55 PM
  • Russian 112.01d, Accel russian lang and culture Synopsis
    Languages 320, W 04:55 PM-05:45 PM
  • Russian 364.01, Gender and language Synopsis
    Languages 320, TuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Linguist 595.01, Language, music and dementia Synopsis
    Languages 320, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
Education:

PhD HonoraryLeningrad (now St. Petersburg) State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia1991
Ph.D.Indiana University at Bloomington1984
MAIndiana University/Bloomington1980
BSUniversity of Alabama1979
Specialties:

Linguistics
Russian
Research Interests: Cognitive and Neurolinguistics, Slavic and General Linguistics, Russia (Language & Culture), Language & Memory, Semiotics

Areas of Interest:

Neurolinguistics and general linguistics
Semiotics of culture
Semantics
Morphology
Multioingualism

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Andrews, E. "The importance of Lotmanian semiotics to sign theory and the cognitive neurosciences." Sign Systems Studies 43.2-3 (January, 2015): 347-364. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Andrews, E. "Neuroscience and multilingualism."  January, 2014: 1-254.  [abs]
  3. Thompson, RJ; Walther, I; Tufts, C; Lee, KC; Paredes, L; Fellin, L; Andrews, E; Serra, M; Hill, JL; Tate, EB; Schlosberg, L. "Development and Assessment of the Effectiveness of an Undergraduate General Education Foreign Language Requirement." Foreign Language Annals 47.4 (January, 2014): 653-668. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Andrews, E; Frigau, L; Voyvodic-Casabo, C; Voyvodic, J; Wright, J. "Multilingualism and fMRI: Longitudinal Study of Second Language Acquisition.." Brain Sciences 3.2 (January, 2013): 849-876. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Andrews, E. "Language and brain: Recasting meaning in the definition of human language." Semiotica 2011.184 (2011): 11-32. (in press) [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
Languages: Russian, Croatian, Polish, Modern Greek Reading Knowledge: German, French, Czech, Slovak, Ukranian, Belorussian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Old Church Slavonic Other Languages Studied: Yiddish, Chinese, Spanish, Georgian Computer Languages/Codes: Pascal, Basic, Fortran, HTML, Java (beginning level)

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