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Erika Linz

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Contact Information

Address: Lehrstuhl Informatik 5
2nd floor, building: E2
Ahornstr. 55
52056 Aachen
DE
Phone: +49 / 241 / 80 215 01
Fax: +49 / 241 / 80-22321
Email: linz@i5.informatik.rwth-aachen.de

Short Biography

  • M.A. in German linguistics and literature, Spanish linguistics and neurolinguistics (RWTH Aachen University)
  • Doctoral thesis “Indiskrete Semantik. Kognitive Linguistik und neurowissenschaftliche Theoriebildung” (“Indiscrete semantics. Cognitive linguistics and neuro-scientific theory development”, 1999, RWTH Aachen University)
  • Research assistant and teacher at the Institute for Linguistics and Communication Studies, Aachen University/RWTH (1992-1998)
  • Member of the research group “Mediality and linguistic signs” at the collaborative research center „Media and Cultural Communication”, University of Cologne (1999–2005)
  • Researcher and lecturer at the Bonn-Aachen International Graduate Center for Information Technology (B-IT, supported by RWTH Aachen University, the University of Bonn, and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft); associate member of the collaborative research center „Media and Cultural Communication”, University of Cologne (since 2005)

Research Interests

  • Cognitive linguistics
  • Media theory
  • Human communication theory
  • The impact of different media on language
  • Mobile communication: Social, cultural and linguistic effects