Lehrstuhl für Englische Sprachwissenschaft


    Dominik SCHOPPA, M.A.

    Research Fellow

    Office Phone and Email

    Room: 5.U.11
    Phone: +49 931 31-86422
    Email: dominik-jan.schoppa@uni-wuerzburg.de

    Office hours during the winter semester 2022/23

    Thursdays, 2-3 pm

    Research Interests

    (Variational) Pragmatics, (Cognitive) Semantics, Philosophy of Language, Metacommunication, Corpus Linguistics

    Current Research

    PhD project - working title: "Speech act conceptualization: First-order and second-order perspectives"

    2017 - B.A. "English and Media Studies" (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

    2020 - M.A. "Applied Linguistics" (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

    Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (winter term 2018/19)

    Introduction to Language and Communication (Tutorial)

    Universität Augsburg (summer term 2020 - today)

    Introduction to English Linguistics (Begleitübung)
    Topics in Semantics (Seminar)
    Cognitive Semantics (Übung)
    Corpus Pragmatics (Übung)
    Cross-Cultural Pragmatics (Übung
    Variational Pragmatics (Übung
    Methods in Pragmatics (Übung
    Form and Function of Constructions (Übung
    How to Do Things with Grammar (Übung

    Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (winter term 2022/23)

    Semantics (Seminar)
    Text Types and Genres (Seminar)
    Staatsexamensvorbereitung synchrone Sprachwissenschaft (Übung)


    Schoppa, D. J. (2022). Conceptualizing illocutions in context: A variationist perspective on the meta-illocutionary lexicon. Corpus Pragmatics6(1), 63-88.

    Schoppa, D. J. (2022). Cross-cultural conceptualizations of compliments and insults: A metapragmatics approach [M.A. thesis]. Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.


    Forum Junge Englische Linguistik in Bayern (FJUEL). Augsburg, Germany, 2022. (organizer)

    On 'compactness' and 'cohesiveness': Conceptual qualities of the directive and the expressive speech act class. 9th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication (INPRA 9). Brisbane, Australia, 2022. (talk)

    Begging discourse in Nigeria: Non-elitist and pseudo-elitist strategies of persuasion. 22nd Szlarska Poręba Workshop. Szklarska Poręba, Poland, 2022. (talk)

    Mental representations of illocutionary concepts: Between theory and categorization in discourse. 10th Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference (BAELc10). Bonn, Germany, 2022. (talk)

    Resolving number ambiguities in German: Effects of feature markedness on parser behavior. 8th Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference (BAELc8). Bonn, Germany, 2019. (poster)

    Communicative functions of meta-illocutionary expressions - A variationist perspective. Zweite Nachwuchstagung Englische Linguistik (NEL-2). Gießen, Germany, 2018. (talk)