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Amy Shuman, Professor

Department of English: http://english.osu.edu/
Center for Folklore Studies: http://cfs.osu.edu/
Melton Center for Jewish Studies: http://meltoncenter.osu.edu/

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Office Information
566 Denney Hall, 164 West 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43210
Email: shuman.1@osu.edu
Phone: 614-292-6555
Fax: 614-292-1786

Office Hours:
Winter Quarter By Appointment

B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz 1975 Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, Department of Folklore and Folklife, 1981

General Background:
Amy Shuman (Professor) (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania): Folklore, critical theory. Author of articles on conversational narrative, literacy, political,food customs, feminist theory and critical theory and of Storytelling Rights: The Uses of Oral and Written Texts by Urban Adolescents;" Other People's Stories: Entitlement Claims and the Critique of Empathy; and (with Carol Bohmer) Rejecting Refugees: Political Asylum in the 21st Century. Guggenheim Fellow and Recent fellow at the Hebrew University Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem. Recipient of the College of Humanities Exemplary Faculty Award, 2007.

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