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Wolfgang Wildgen

Wolfgang Wildgen, German linguist, educator. Recipient prize of Strasbourg, Stiftung FVS, 1963, prize for culture in Eastern Bavaria, Regensburg. Member of German Association Semiotics, Society Linguistica Europea, Association Applied Linguistics, German Association Linguistics (director, member advisory board 1981-1983, treasurer 1981-1982).

Background

  • Wildgen, Wolfgang was born on January 1, 1944 in Fürth, Germany. Son of Andreas and Luzie Wildgen.

  • Education

    • Staatsexamen, University Regensburg, Germany, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Regensburg, 1977. Habilitation, University Regensburg, 1981.

    Career

    • Professor linguistics University Bremen, Germany, since 1981.

    Works

    • Author: 7 books in German, 3 in English, 1 in French, Catastrophe Theoretical Semantics, 1982, Process, Image and Meaning, 1994, Evolution of Human Language, 2004, The "Cosmic" Memory (Giordano Bruno) (in German), 1998, From Grammar to Discourse (in French), 1999. Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of German Association Semiotics, Society Linguistica Europea, Association Applied Linguistics, German Association Linguistics (director, member advisory board 1981-1983, treasurer 1981-1982).

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, guitar, volleyball, skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Heidemarie Welsch, May 19, 1970. Children: Gregor, Ivo, Quirin.
    • father: Andreas Wildgen
    • mother: Luzie Wildgen
    • spouse: Heidemarie Welsch
    • children: Gregor Wildgen
    • Ivo Wildgen
    • Quirin Wildgen
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    Born January 1, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1970
      University Regensburg
    • 1977
      University Regensburg
    • 1981
      University Regensburg
    • 1981
      Professor, linguistics University Bremen
      Germany