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Pragmatik

Dr. Henrike Helmer

Institut für Deutsche Sprache
R 5, 6-13, Büro 3.07
D-68161 Mannheim

E-Mail:
helmer (at) ids-mannheim.de

Tel.: +49 621 / 1581 – 447
Fax: +49 621 / 1581 – 200

Dr. Henrike Helmer

Function:

Researcher in the Pragmatics Department

Activities:

Biography:

  • 2006-2011: Studies in German Philology, Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Heidelberg
  • since June 2011: Researcher in the pragmatics department at the IDS
  • February-July 2013: Visiting researcher in Trento, Italy
  • December 2014: PhD at the University of Mannheim (thesis: "Analepses in interaction. Semantic and sequential features of topic drop in spoken German")

Areas of Research:

interactional linguistics, conversation analysis, interactive constitution of meaning, construction grammar, political communication

Recent English Publications:

  • Helmer, Henrike / Reineke, Silke / Deppermann, Arnulf (2016): A range of uses of negative epistemic constructions in German: ich weiß nicht as a resource for dispreferred actions. In: Journal of Pragmatics 106, pp. 97-114. PDF

For a list of recent German publications, see the German page

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