Rino Bosso

Rino Bosso

PhD candidate in English linguistics at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna

Research interests
English as a Lingua Franca
Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis
Intercultural Pragmatics
Hybrid Ethnography
Translation Studies

Academic career
Since Apr 2016 Fellow of the Vienna Doctoral Academy “Theory and Methodology in the Humanities”, University of Vienna
Since Oct 2014 PhD candidate in English Linguistics at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna
2011-2013 Lecturer of English for Specific Purposes and Applied Linguistics, University of Cagliari
2010-2012 Research Fellow, University of Cagliari
2009 Master of Science in Scientific, Technical and Medical Translation with Translation Technology, Imperial College London
2007 Laurea specialistica in Traduzione Letteraria, University of Cagliari


  • Bosso, Rino. Forthcoming. "Exploring the pragmatics of computer-mediated English as a lingua franca communication: multimodal and multilingual practices". In Mauranen, Anna; Vetchinnikova, Svetlana (eds.). Language change: the impact of English as a lingua franca. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Bosso, Rino. Forthcoming. "‘Seriously?! Do we really have such pigs here?!’: exploring complaints in online English as a lingua franca communication". In Rosca, Andreea; Sevilla-Pavón, Ana (eds.). Building up telecollaborative networks for intercultural learning in the digital age. Albolote: Comares.
  • Bosso, Rino. 2018. "First steps in exploring computer-mediated English as a lingua franca". In Martin-Rubió, Xavier (ed.). Contextualising English as a lingua franca: from data to insights. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 10-35.
  • Bosso, Rino. 2011. "I parallel corpora come strumento di didattica della traduzione". In Trifone, Maurizio (ed.). Letterature straniere & 13. Roma: Aracne Editrice, 67-85.