Dr. Christian Hoffmann


Akad. Rat

Telefon: +49 821 598 - 5755
Raum: 4044
Sprechzeiten: Thursdays, 10.00-11.30am
Hausanschrift: Universitätsstraße 10
86159 Augsburg

If you require help concerning the MA EAS master programme, you can also contact master tutor Julia Wagner.

Curriculum Vitae  

since 2010

Senior Lecturer at the University of Augsburg (Akademischer Rat)


Ph.D., University of Augsburg
Thesis: Cohesive Profiling. Meaning and Interaction in Personal Weblogs

2006 - 2010

Junior Lecturer at the University of Augsburg

2000 - 2006

University of Augsburg: Magister Artium (M.A.) in English Linguistics, French Linguistics and German as a Foreign Language (DaF) 

Research Interests 

  • Semantics/Pragmatics
  • (Critical) Discourse Analysis
  • Corpus Stylistics
  • Telecinematic Discourse Analysis
  • Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis


Current Research Projects  

How to do things in films. The Pragmatics of Telecinematic Discourse (Second Book/Habilation)

The Pragmatics of Social Media. Handbook of Pragmatics Series (HoPs 11), De Gruyter Mouton. (with Prof. Dr. Wolfram Bublitz)

How Hollywood speaks. A Film Corpus Project (forthcoming)


Selected Publications 

(see full list here)

Hoffmann, Christian & Wolfram Bublitz. forthcoming. Pragmatics of Social Media. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter Mouton.

Hoffmann, Christian. forthcoming. How to do Things with Films. The Pragmatics of Telecinematic Discourse. (Habilitation)

Hoffmann, Christian. 2012. Cohesive Profiling. Meaning and Interaction in Personal Weblogs. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins.

Hoffmann, Christian (ed.). 2010. Narrative Revisited. Telling a Story in the Age of New Media. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins.