Universität des Saarlandes
Neal R. Norrick holds the chair of English Linguistics at Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Germany. His research specializations include conversation, narrative, verbal humor and formulaicity. Professor Norrick acts as Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Pragmatics, and he serves on the advisory boards of the journals Discourse Processes, Humor, International Review of Pragmatics and Text & Talk. He is an elected member of the advisory board of the International Pragmatics Association. Professor Norrick co-edited the Handbook of Pragmatics, vol. 1: Theoretical Foundations (de Gruyter, 2011). His most recent articles include: Narratives of vicarious experience in conversation. Language in Society 42 (2013); Aggression in storytelling performance. Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict 1 (2013); Listening practices in English conversation. Journal of Pragmatics 44 (2012); Remembering for narration and autobiographical memory. Language and Dialogue 2 (2012); Swearing in literary prose fiction and conversational narrative. Narrative Inquiry 22 (2012).