Dr. Eric KramerDr. Eric Kramer

Professor, Communication
University of Oklahoma

Office: 405-641-1911
Fax: 405-325-7625
email: Eric Kramer


Selected Publications

    A. Journal Articles & Book Chapters

    B. Books

    C. Edited Books

    D. Book Reviews

    E. Essays

 

 

Journal Articles &
Book Chapters

Kramer, E. M. (in press). The Method with which to Interrogate Methods, Arbor: A European Union Journal of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.

Kramer, E. M. (in press). Understanding Immigrant Identity, Arbor: A European Union Journal of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.

Kramer, E. M. (in press). Innovative communication needs versus the ideology of conformity. In M. Iwakuma (Ed.), The Adjustment Process for People with Disability in Japan: A Communication Dilemma. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2013). Hermeneutics: The world as conversation. In C. McIlwain (Ed.), Philosophy, Method, and Cultural Criticism (pp. 11-33). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2013). Dimensional accrual and dissociation: An introduction. In J. Grace & E. M. Kramer (Eds.), Communication, comparative cultures, and civilizations (Vol. 3, pp. 123-184). New York: Hampton.

Hsieh, E. & Kramer, E. (2013). 「病人自主權」與「病患授權」在醫療口譯實務應用與理論探討[Patient Autonomy and Patient Empowerment in Interpreter-Mediated Medical Encounters ]. Proceedings of the Fourth Cross-straits Symposium on Translation and Intercultural Communication (pp. 266-288). Shanghai, China: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press.

Kramer, E. M. & Hsieh, E. (2012). Anti-culture and aging. In S. L. Arxer, & J. W. Murphy (Eds.), The symbolism of globalization, development, and aging (pp. 135-156). New York: Springer.

Hsieh, E., & Kramer, E. M. (2012). Medical interpreters as tools: Dangers and challenges in the utilitarian approaches to interpreters’ roles and functions. Patient Education and Counseling, 89, 158-162.

Kramer, E. M. (2012). Science. In O. Patterson & G. J. Golson (Eds.), Cultural sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: An encyclopedia; Vol 3: Cultural Sociology of East and Southeast Asia (pp. 177-181). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kramer, E. M. (2012). Addressing the grand omission: A brief explanation of the pragmatics of intercultural communication in terms of spiritual systems – A taxonomic approach. In Croucher, S. M. & Harris, T. M. (Eds.), Religion and communication: An anthology of extensions in theory, research, and method (pp. 189-221). New York: Peter Lang.

Hsieh, E, & Kramer, E. M. (2012). The clashes of expert and layman talk: Constructing meanings of interpreter-mediated medical encounters. In C. Callahan (Ed.), Communication, comparative cultures and civilizations (Vol. 2; pp. 19-44). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press. 

Kramer, E. M. (2011). Preface. In Croucher, S. & Cronn-Mills, D. (Eds.), Religious Misperceptions: The Case of Muslims and Christians in France and Britain. (pp. vii-xxxii). New York: Hampton Press.

Matusitz, J., & Kramer, E. M. (2011). A critique of Bernstein’s beyond objectivism and relativism: Science, hermeneutics, and praxis. Poiesis & Praxis, 7, 291-303. 

Kramer, E. M. (2010). Immigration. In R. L. Jackson, II (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Identity (pp. 384-389). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Hsieh, E., Kong, H., Kramer, E. M. (2009). 醫療口譯員與醫護人員如何建構、協調彼此的溝通語意及專業權威 [Constructing Meanings and Authority in Bilingual Health Care]. 翻譯學研究集刊 Fan I Hsueh Yen Chiu Chi K'an [Studies of Translation and Interpretation], 12, 87-123.

Kramer, E. M., Kim, T. (2009). The global network of players. In J. M. Choi & J. W. Murphy Eds.), Globalisation and the prospects for critical reflection (pp. 183-211). Delhi, India: Aakar.

Kramer, E. M. (2008). Theoretical reflections on intercultural studies: Preface. In S. Croucher (Ed.), Looking Beyond the Hijab (pp. ix-xxxix). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2008). On the sense of the partial fulfillment of perspective: The construction of reliable order out of chaos. In P. Dalton (Ed.), Comparative Cultures and Civilizations (Vol. 1, pp. 151-168). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2004). Vanishing meaning, the ideology of value-addition, and the diffusion of broadband information technology. In J. M. Choi, J. W. Murphy & M. J. Caro (Eds.), Globalization with a human face (pp. 87-108). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (2004). The body in communication. In V. Berdayes, L. Esposito & J. Murphy (Eds.), The Body in Human Inquiry: Interdisciplinary Explorations of Embodiment (pp. 51-86). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2004). Guest editor's introduction: Special issue "Narrative and Time". TAMARA: The Journal of Critical Postmodern Organization Science, 3(1), iv-v.

Kramer, E. M. (2003). Introduction: Assimilation and the model minority ideology. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. xi-xxi). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (2003). Gaiatsu and cultural judo. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. 1-32). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Isa, M., & Kramer, E. M. (2003). Adopting the Caucasian "look": Reorganizing the minority face. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. 41-74). Westport, CT: Praeger.

McClure, R., Reed, W., & Kramer, E. M. (2003). A world of cookie-cutter faces. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. 221-233). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (2003). Cosmopoly: Occidentalism and the new world order. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. 234-291). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (2003). Who's afraid of the virgin wolf man? Or, the other meaning of auto-eroticism. In G. D. Rhodes (Ed.), Horror at the drive-in: Essays in popular Americana (pp. 9-23). Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Kramer, E. M. (2002). Hermeneutics. Inter/Sections: The Journal of Global Communications & Culture, 2(5), 103-114.

Kramer, E. M., & Ikeda, R. (2001). Japanese clocks: Semiotic evidence of the perspectival mutation. The American Journal of Semiotics, 17(2), 71-137.

Kramer, E. M., & Ikeda, R. (2001). Defining crime: Signs of postmodern murder and the "freeze" case of Yoshihiro Hattori. The American Journal of Semiotics, 17(1), 7-84.

Kramer, E. M., & Ikeda, R. (2001). グローバリズムによるアイデンティティの画一化と喪失 [Standardization and Loss of Identity Through Globalism]. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 4(1), 1-13.

Kramer, E. M. (2000). Ressentiment and Racism. In M. K. Asante & E. Min (Eds.), Socio-cultural Conflict between African and Korean Americans (pp. 35-70). New York: University Press of America. [Corrected Proof]

Kramer, E. M. (2000). Cultural fusion and the defense of difference. In M. K. Asante & J. E. Min (Eds.), Socio-cultural Conflict between African and Korean Americans (pp. 183-230). New York: University Press of America. [Corrected Proof]

Kramer, E. M. (2000). Contemptus Mundi: Reality as disease In V. Berdayes & J. W. Murphy (Eds.), Computers, human interaction, and organizations: Critical issues (pp. 31-54). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Ikeda, R., & Kramer, E. M. (2000). The changing faces of reality. Keio Communication Review, 22, 79-109.

Ikeda, R., & Kramer, E. M. (1999). Japanese furoosha (bums) and hoomuresu (homeless): Living in the shadow of wealth. In E. Min (Ed.), Reading the homeless: The media's image of homeless culture (pp. 197-215). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M., & Lee, S. (1999). Homelessness: The other as object. In E. Min (Ed.), Reading the homeless: The media's image of homeless culture (pp. 135-157). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Ikeda, R., & Kramer, E. M. (1998). The Enola Gay: The transformation of an airplane into an icon and the ownership of history. Keio Communication Review, 20, 49-73.

Kramer, E. M., & Ikeda, R. (1998). Understanding different worlds: The theory of dimensional accrual/dissociation. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 1(2), 37-51.

Kramer, E. M. (1997). The spiders of truth. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Postmodernism and Race (pp. 1-15). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M., & Johnson, L. J. (1997). A brief archaeology of intelligence. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Postmodernism and Race (pp. 31-50). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (1997). What is "Japanese"? Culture, diversity, and social harmony. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Postmodernism and Race (pp. 79-102). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (1995). A brief hermeneutic of the co-constitution of nature and culture in the West including some contemporary consequences. History of European Ideas, 20(1-3), 649-659.

Kramer, E. M. (1994). On the sense of the "partial" fulfillment of phenomenological intuition. Integrative Explorations: Journal of Culture and Consciousness, 2, 37-51.

Kramer, E. M. (1994). Making love alone: Videocentrism and the case of modern pornography. In K. A. Callahan (Ed.), Ideals of feminine beauty: Philosophical, social, and cultural dimensions (pp. 79-98). Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). The Origin of Television as Civilizational Expression. In K. Haworth, J. Deely & T. Prewitt (Eds.), Semiotics 1990. Sources in Semiotics (Vol. XI, pp. 28-37). New York: University Press of America.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). Mass media and democracy. In J. W. Murphy & D. L. Peck (Eds.), Open institutions: The hope for democracy (pp. 77-98). Westport, CT: Praeger.

 Kramer, E. M. (1993). Investigative journalism in Bulgaria: A postponed renaissance. In A. Hester & K. White (Eds.), Creating a free press in Eastern Europe (pp. 111-159). Athens, GA: University of Georgia.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). Reversal of fortunes: Rehabilitations and counter-purges in Bulgaria. In A. Hester & K. White (Eds.), Creating a free press in Eastern Europe (pp. 161-190). Athens, GA: University of Georgia.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). Phenomenology of international images. In P. Blosser, E. Shimomissé, L. Embree & H. Kojima (Eds.), Japanese and western phenomenology (pp. 249-262). Boston: Springer.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). Understanding co-constitutional genesis. Integrative Explorations: Journal of Culture and Consciousness, 1(1), 40-46.

Kramer, E. M., & Algis, M. (1992). Introduction: Gebser's new understanding. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Consciousness and culture: An introduction to the thought of Jean Gebser (pp. xi-xxxi). Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Kramer, E. M. (1992). Gebser and culture. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Consciousness and culture: An introduction to the thought of Jean Gebser (pp. 1-60). Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Kramer, E. M. (1991). Mass communications: A supplemental chapter to accompany Understanding Human Communication. In R. B. Adler & G. Rodman (Eds.), Understanding Human Communication (4th ed., pp. s1-33). New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College.

Kramer, E. M. (1991). Terrorizing discourses and dissident courage. Communication Theory, 1(4), 336-347.

Books

Kramer, E. M. (under contract). Hermeneutics: The world as conversation. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (under contract). Human expression and meaning: An introduction to the Theory of Dimensional Accrual and Dissociation. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M., Adkins, G. L., & Miller, G. (In Press). Mortality and Technology: Comprehending Technology, Communication, and Life. New York: Hampton Press.

Coarseness

Dalton, P., & Kramer, E. M. (2012). Coarseness in U.S. Public Communication. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Intercultural2012

Kramer, E. M., Callahan, L. C., & Zuckerman, S. D. (2012). Intercultural Communication and Global Integration. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Intercultural2007

池田理知子, 灘光洋子, 今井千景, 吉武正樹, クレーマー,E.M., 山田美智子, 岩隈美穂, 伊佐雅子 & 丸山真純. (2007). 多文化社会と異文化コミュニケーション (rev. ed). 伊佐雅子監修. 東京:三修社.

InterculturalJ2002

池田理知子, 灘光洋子, 今井千景, 吉武正樹, クレーマー,E.M., 山田美智子, & 岩隈美穂. (2002). 多文化社会と異文化コミュニケーション [Tabunka shakai to ibunka komyunikēshon]. 伊佐雅子監修. 東京:三修社.

InterculturalJ2000

池田理知子, クレーマー,E.M.(2000). 異文化コミュニケーション入門. 東京: 有斐閣.

Modern1997

Kramer, E. M. (1997). Modern/postmodern: Off the beaten path of antimodernism. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Edited Books

CCCCv3

Grace, J. & Kramer, E. M. (Eds.) (2013). Communication, comparative cultures, and civilizations, Vol. 3. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Modern/Postmodern

Kramer, E. M. (Ed.). (2003). The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority". Westport, CT: Praeger.

Postmodern

Kramer, E. M. (Ed.). (1997). Postmodernism and race. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Consciousness1992

Kramer, E. M. (Ed.). (1992). Consciousness and culture: An introduction to the thought of Jean Gebser. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Book Reviews

Kramer, E. M. (1991). [Review of the book The global village: Transformations in world life and media in the 21st century]. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 15(1), 117-122.

Essays

Kramer, E. M. (2013). PRAXIS: Do Something that Matters to Others – Community Based Clinics and Research.

Kramer, E. M. (2011, February 25). Letter to the editor: Weapons make fashion statement, The Oklahoman Daily. [origional version]

A Note For My Students (December, 2008)

For Michael W. Pfau (March 14, 1945 - March 12, 2009)

Others

Haendel, T. (2008, October 23). OU's 'nutty' professors. The Oklahoman Daily.

Remembering September 11 (2006, September 11)

Local media coverage about Dr. Eric Kramer, 1994 [Bulgaria]

Local media coverage about Dr. Eric Kramer, 1993 [Bulgaria; A full page interview in the largest Bulgarian daily newspaper 24 Hours, May 26, 1993, p. 4.]

Manuscripts

Kramer, E. M. (1994). Rational for an Ethic for New Technologies of Ontogenesis: Modernity and visiocentrism. Prolegomena to an ethic for digital deception. Unpublished manuscript. Authored by request of the Director of American Forces Information Services, Department of Defense, The Pentagon