Alwin Fill

Prof. Dr. Alwin Fill

Prof. Dr. Alwin Fill

Title: Using language to achieve ‘con-vironmental’ awareness  

Biography: Born: 1940 Kufstein, Austria 1957 – 1965 Innsbruck University (English, Classical Philology) 1969 – 1970 Florey Scholar at Oxford University, Queen’s College 1973 Visiting scholar at Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U.S.A.) Positions held: 1962 – 1963 German assistant teacher, Acton County Grammar School, London 1965 – 1977 University assistant, Innsbruck University 1977 – 1980 Lecturer in English Linguistics, Innsbruck University since 1980 Professor of English Linguistics, Graz University since 2007 professor emeritus Research interests: Ecolinguistics, the language impact, language and suspense Latest book publications: 2010: The Language Impact: Evolution – System – Discourse. London, Oakville: equinox. 2017: ed. (with H. Penz), The Routledge Handbook of Ecolinguistics. New York and London: Routledge.