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A. o. Univ. Prof. (Associate Professor) Department of Linguistics
Applied Linguistics
Vienna University
Sensengasse 3A
A-1090 Vienna
Austria
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helmut.k.gruber@univie.ac.at http://www.univie.ac.at/linguistics/personal/helmut/ +43/1/42 77/41722 +43/1/42 77/41721 +43/1/42 77/9417 Back to top

Areas of Interest/ Current Projects

Analyses of political discourse and linguistic aspects of political discourse in the mass media; Stereotypes and prejudices in discourse; linguistic realization of prejudice in public and private discourse

Recent publications:

(2013): Genres in political discourse: the case of the “inaugural speech” of Austrian chancellors. In: Cap, Piotr & Urszula Okulska (eds): Analyzing Genre in Political Communication: Theory and Practice. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 29-73.

(2012): "Funktionale Pragmatik und Systemisch-Funktionale Linguistik - ein Vergleich “ . In: F. Januschek, A. Redder, M. Reisigl (eds): „Kritische Diskursanalyse und Funktionale Pragmatik“. OBST 82, 19-49.

(2012) Establishing intertextual references in Austrian parliamentary debates. A pilot study. In: Fetzer, A., Weizman, E. & Reber, E. (eds): Follow-ups across discourse domains: a cross-cultural exploration of their form and function. Proceeding of the EFC strategic workshop in Würzburg, 31 May – 2 June 2012. Universität Würzburg: OPUS, 86-107.

(2010): Parteiprogramme – 20 years after. Ein korpuslinguistischer Versuch. In: De Cillia, R./ Gruber, H./ Krzyzanowski, M/ Menz, F. (eds): Diskurs-Politik-Identität/ Discourse-Politics-Identity. Tübingen: Stauffenburg, 257-269

Analyses of conflict talk in various settings, pragmatic theory and conflict talk, genre theory

Recent publications:

(2013): Genres in political discourse: the case of the “inaugural speech” of Austrian chancellors. In: Cap, Piotr & Urszula Okulska (eds): Analyzing Genre in Political Communication: Theory and Practice. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 29-73.

(2007): Rhetorical Structure Theory and Text Analysis. in: Gruber/ Kaltenbacher/ Muntigl (eds): Empirieorientierte Ansätze der Diskursanalyse im Vergleich. Frankfurt/ Main et al.: Peter Lang Verlag: 51-98.

(2005a): Generic and rhetorical structures: two sides of the same coin? In: Gruber, H./ Muntigl, P. (Hrsg.) (2005): Approaches to Genre. Berlin: de Gruyter (Special issue of “Folia Linguistica”, Folia Linguistica XXXIX/ 1-2), 75-115. (with P. Muntigl).

(2005b): Introduction: Approaches to Genre. In: Gruber, H./ Muntigl, P. (Hrsg.) (2005): Approaches to Genre. Berlin: de Gruyter (Special issue of “Folia Linguistica”, Folia Linguistica XXXIX/ 1-2), 1-19. (with P. Muntigl).

 

Investigations of the impact and use of electronic communication in scholarly activities; Academic writing in German and English;
Development of a Writing Skills program for students of various disciplines. (Current Project: Supporting students' writing at Austrian universities).

Recent publications:

(2013): The Pragmatics of Listserv Communication. In: S. Herring, D. Stein, T. Virtanen (Hrsg.): Handbook of Pragmatics. The Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication. Berlin: de Gruyter. 47-74.

(2008a) Specific genre features of new mass media. In: Wodak, Ruth & Koller, Veronika (eds): Handbook of Communication in the Public Sphere . (Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter) pp. 363-381.

(2008b): Two Views on Text Structure: Using Rhetorical Structure Theory and Register & Genre Theory In Improving Students' Academic Writing. Odense Working Papers in Language and Communication. Vol. 29, pp. 332-365 (available at: http://www.sdu.dk/~/media/Files/Om_SDU/Institutter/ISK/Forskningspublikationer/OWPLC/Nr29/Helmut%20Gruber%20%20%20Birgit%20Huemer.ashx ) (with B. Huemer)

(2008c). Analyzing communication in the New Media. In: Wodak, Ruth & Michal Krzyzanowski (eds): Discourse analysis for social scientists. A textbook. Houndmills: Palgrave, pp 54-77.

(2009): Wissenschaftliches Schreiben. Ein Praxisbuch für Studierende. Wien: Böhlau (UTB 3286). (with B. Huemer, M. Rheindorf)

(2010): Modelle des wissenschaftlichen Schreibens: Ein Überblick über zentrale Ansätze und Theorien. In: Saxalber, Annemarie/ Esterl, Ursula (eds): Schreibprozesse begleiten. Vom schulischen zum universitären Schreiben. Innsbruck: Studien Verlag, 17-40.

(2011):Wissenschaftliches Schreiben. In: Habscheid, Stefan (Ed): "Textsorten und sprachliche Handlungsmuster. Linguistische Typologien der Kommunikation". Berlin: de Gruyter, 559-577.

(to appear 2012): The pragmatics of listserv communication. In: Herring, Susan, Stein, Dieter & Tuija Virtanen (eds): Handbook of Pragmatics. The Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication. Berlin: de Gruyter: 47-74.

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