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Romance philology and translatology educator

Gerd Wotjak, Romance philology and translatology educator. Member Societas Linguistica Europaea, Deutscher Hispanistenverband, Asociación de Lingüistica y Filologia de America Latina.

Background

Wotjak, Gerd was born on January 12, 1942 in Pürstein, Sudeten, Czechoslovakia. Son of Walter and Hildegard (Zebisch) Wotjak.

Education

Bachelor of Science, GutsMuths-Oberschule, Quedlinburg, Germany, 1959. Master of Arts, University Leipzig, Germany, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Leipzig, Germany, 1968.

Dr.Sc.Phil., University Leipzig, Germany, 1975.

Career

Assistant Dolmetscher-Institute University Leipzig, 1964-1976, docent in Spanish, 1976-1980, professor in Spanish, 1980-1992, professor Romance linguistic, since 1992, director department Romance philology, 1992-1993, dean faculty of philology, 1994-1995, since 1997. Invited professor University Havana, Cuba, 1976-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Untersuchungen zur Struktur der Bedeutung 1971, 3d edition (in Spanish), 1979, Las Lenguas, Uentanas que dan al mundo, 2006. Co-author: Zum Verhältnis von Abbild und Bedeutung, 1977. Editor, co-editor 40 books in field.

      Contributor approximately 230 articles on lexical semantics, contrastive linguistics and translatology to professional journals.

Membership

Member Societas Linguistica Europaea, Deutscher Hispanistenverband, Asociación de Lingüistica y Filologia de America Latina.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music.

Connections

Married Barbara Dahm, July 29, 1967. Children: Christian Patrick, Carsten Tobias.

father:
Walter Wotjak

mother:
Hildegard (Zebisch) Wotjak

spouse:
Barbara Dahm

children:
Christian Patrick Wotjak

Carsten Tobias Wotjak