Prof. Dr. Andreas H. Jucker

Professor of English Linguistics


My current research interests include historical pragmatics, politeness theory, speech act theory and the language of the new media. Recent publications include the handbooks Pragmatics of Fiction, co-edited with Miriam Locher (De Gruyter, 2017) and Methods in Pragmatics, co-edited with Wolfram Bublitz and Klaus P. Schneider (De Gruyter, 2018); Communities of Practice in the History of English (Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 235, John Benjamins, 2013) co-edited with Joanna Kopaczyk; Meaning in the History of English: Words and Texts in Context (Studies in Language Companion Series, John Benjamins, 2013), co-edited with Daniela Landert, Annina Seiler and Nicole Studer-Joho; English Historical Pragmatics (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language, Edinburgh University Press, 2013), co-authored with Irma Taavitsainen; and Diachronic Corpus Pragmatics (Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 243, John Benjamins, 2014) co-edited with Irma Taavitsainen. I am Founding Editor of the Journal of Historical Pragmatics (with Irma Taavitsainen), Associate Editor of the Pragmatics & Beyond New Series (Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins) and a member of the advisory boards of the Journal of Pragmatics, Lodz Papers in Pragmatics and Language@Internet.


Methods in Pragmatics, 2018
Pragmatics of Fiction
Pragmatics of Fiction, 2017
Diachronic Corpus Pragmatics, 2014
Meaning in the History of English, 2013
Communities of Practice, 2013
English Historical Pragmatics, 2013