Applied Linguistics

Applied Linguistics

The focus of the professorship for "Applied Linguistics" is on predominantly written digital communication from a language use-oriented perspective on the one hand and with a view to language-reflexive processes on the other.

Research

The central research interests are in the fields of media and cultural linguistics, socio- and discourse linguistics, grammar and pragmatics. The predominantly empirical research at the professorship uses both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Current research topics include the following:
- Mourning practices on the Internet
- Digital writing practices and digital writing culture(s)
- Dialect situation in Liechtenstein

Team

Leitung

Administration Office

  • Bianka Bönsch
  • Nina Pries