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  • Sprach- und fachsprachliche Angeboten in Englisch, Französisch, Italienisch, Spanisch und weiteren Sprachen
  • Interkulturelle Kommunikation
  • International Business Communication and Digital Business
  • Angewandte Sprachforschung
  • Internationale Forschungsprojekte zur internationalen Kommunikation
  • Weiterbildungsangebote zu Sprachen und interkultureller Kommunikation

News: Ringvorlesung | Lecture Series

Die im Sommersemester 2017 am Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld stattfindende Ringvorlesung ist dem Thema “New Trends in International Communication – Doing Business in a Digital World” gewidmet und verspricht spannende Vorträge von regionalen, überregionalen sowie internationalen Referenten aus Sprach-, Kommunikations- und Wirtschaftswissenschaft zu aktuellen Themen aus der internationalen Zusammenarbeit und der digitalen Wirtschaft. Die Veranstaltungsreihe findet in englischer Sprache statt und kann als Teil von Studien - oder Weiterbildungsprogrammen anerkannt werden.

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Seien auch Sie dabei! Mittwochs ab 18:00 Uhr in Raum ZN 005.

Our lecture series in the summer semester 2017 at the Environmental campus Birkenfeld focuses on “New Trends in International Communication – Doing Business in a Digital World” and promises exciting talks by regional, national and international guest speakers from linguistics, communication  science and economics on current issues in international communication, cooperation and applied aspects of digital business. Students and external visitors can receive credits for visiting the lecture - see Opens internal link in current windowhere (in German)

Join us on Wednesdays from 18:00 at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld, room ZN 005. 

 

Nächster Termin | Next Lecture: 24. April 2017

Dr. Andrew Kehoe & Matt Gee, Birmingham City University, UK

"'Don't trust those bozos, trust the people who actually paid money': Using automated language analysis to study consumer behaviour online"

 

Our next guest lecturers: Andrew Kehoe & Matt Gee

Andrew Kehoe is Associate Professor at Birmingham City University, Deputy Head of School, and Director of the Research and Development Unit for English Studies (RDUES). He worked as a linguistic consultant on a product launch campaign by Procter & Gamble, manufacturer of a new range of fragrances licensed under the Puma brand. He has research interests in all aspects of Corpus Linguistics, including the development of software tools for the identification and visualization of language change across time. He has a particular interest in the use of the web as a source of natural language data and has expertise in the areas of search engine design, topic detection and indexing, web document formats, and the extraction of authorship date from web documents. He is currently exploring further opportunities for commercial engagement.

Matt Gee is a researcher for English at the School of English at Birmingham City University. He develops research and teaching tools in the Research and Development Unit for English Studies (RDUES). He is currently developing eMargin, a web-based tool which replicates the practice of close reading by allowing the annotation and discussion of digital texts. He also maintains and develops tools from previous and ongoing RDUES projects, including WebCorp Live, Repulsion and ACRONYM. Matt is interested in all aspects of Corpus Linguistics, in particular the use of the Web as a source of natural language data. He is also interested in collaborative e-learning and research tools.

Französisch am Campus

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Meet the Team

Marie-Louise Brunner
Sina Burghardt
Sílvia Carvalho
Caroline Collet
Stefan Diemer
Christina Juen
Aloisia Sens
Martina Witt-Jauch
 
 

Konferenzpräsentationen | Upcoming Conference Presentations

  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. July 2017. Negotiating identities in English as a Lingua Franca communication via Skype. AILA - 18th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Collet, Caroline; and Stefan Diemer. July 2017. “Mhm, ... okay so u:h, maybe we should start” – The use of ‘so’ and ‘okay’ in English as a Lingua Franca Skype conversations. Paper presented at 15th International Pragmatics Conference ( IPrA 15), Belfast, UK.
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. July 2017. Describing likes and dislikes regarding known and unknown food items in German Taster Lunches. Paper presented at 15th International Pragmatics Conference ( IPrA 15), Belfast, UK.
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. June 2017. Multimodal meaning making in a corpus of Skype conversations. Invited talk at Department of English and American Studies, Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. June 2017. Gesture as means of {air quotes} meaning making in ELF Skype conversations. Paper presented at ELF10, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. June 2017. Developing a taxonomy of gestures in multimodal communication via Skype. Paper presented at  International Conference on Multimodal Communication: Developing New Theories and Methods (ICMC), Osnabrück.
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; Stefan Diemer; and Selina Schmidt. May 2017. Multimodal meaning making: Developing a taxonomy for the transcription of gesture in a corpus of Skype conversations. Paper presented at ICME38, Prague, Czech Republic.

Lehrende und Forschende | Faculty

 Externe Lehrende | Adjunct Faculty

  • Nicole Häffner
  • Zhou Li

 DoktorandInnen | Doctoral Researchers

 Hilfskräfte | Student and Graduate Researchers