PD Dr. Valentin Werner

Visitor address

Obere Karolinenstraße 8, room 02.13

D-96049 Bamberg

+49 951/863-2277

valentin.werner(at)uni-bamberg.de

 

Postal address

An der Universität 9

D-96047 Bamberg

 

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2669-3557

 

Short academic CV

Since 2022 associate professor ("Akademischer Oberrat a.Z.") at the University of Bamberg

2021-2022 interim professor for didactics and linguistics of the English language at Philipps-University Marburg

2020-2021 interim professor for varieties of English at the University of Leipzig

November 2020 awarded postdoctoral degree ("Habilitation")

2014-2022 assistant professor ("Akademischer Rat a.Z.") at the University of Bamberg

April 2014 awared PhD

May 2012 member of the Bamberg Graduate School of Linguistics

2012 Certificate in Humanities Computing for Languages (with distinction), University of Cambridge, England

September 2011-March 2012 study visit to the University of Cambridge, England (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics)

2010-2014 research and teaching assistant at the University of Bamberg

2009 M.A. and first state exam for secondary school teaching

2006-2009 studies in English, History, Italian and Pedagogy at the University of Bamberg (student assistant at the Chair for English Linguistics and at the Chair for American Studies)

2005-2006 Teaching Assistant at Coláiste Chiaráin and guest student at the University of Limerick, Ireland

2003-2005 undergraduate studies in English, History and Italian at the University of Bamberg

Grants and awards

Award for outstanding postdoctoral work in English Studies (Habilitationspreis) by the German Association for the Study of English (2022)

Taylor & Francis Outstanding Research Monograph Award (2020) for the volume Pop Culture in Language Education: Theory, Research, Practice

project and conference funding from
- the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
- the German Research Foundation (DFG)
- the German Association for the Study of English
- the Commission for Research and Young Scholars (FNK) of the University of Bamberg
- the Friends' Association of the University of Bamberg

several travel bursaries from
- the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
- the Bavarian Academic Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (BAYHOST)
- the Volkswagen Foundation
- St. Catharine's College, Cambridge
- the Commission for Research and Young Scholars (FNK) of the University of Bamberg

BETTER Research Sabbatical of the Trimberg Research Academy

alumnus of the Max Weber-Programm (Elite Network of Bavaria) and e-fellows

Current and past membership in professional organizations and research networks

Anglistenverband
European Society for the Study of English
German Society for Applied Linguistics
ICAME
International Society for the Linguistics of English
International Association for World Englishes
University of Cambridge Linguistic Society

AILA research network "Applied Linguistics in Sport"

Other professional activities

Reviewer

  • for journals: Corpora (Edinburgh University Press), English Language and Linguistics (Cambridge University Press), English Today (Cambridge University Press), International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (John Benjamins), International Journal of Language and Culture (John Benjamins), International Journal of Learner Corpus Research (John Benjamins), Journal of English Linguistics (Sage), Journal of Germanic Linguistics (Cambridge University Press), Language and Literature (Sage), Language Teaching Research (Sage), Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism (John Benjamins), Linguistics (Mouton de Gruyter), Linguistics Unlimited (independent open access journal), Open Linguistics (Mouton de Gruyter), Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics (Mouton de Gruyter), Soccer & Society (Taylor & Francis), Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching (independent open access journal), TESL-EJ (independent open access journa), Text & Talk:An Interdisciplinary Journal of Language, Discourse and Communication Studies (Mouton de Gruyter)
  • for book series: Discourse Patterns (Mouton de Gruyter), Impact: Studies in Language, Culture, and Society (John Benjamins), Language and Computers (Brill), Research in Corpus and Discourse (Bloomsbury), Studies in Corpus Linguistics (John Benjamins), Studies in Language Companion Series (John Benjamins), Topics in English Linguistics (Mouton de Gruyter), Varieties of English around the World (John Benjamins)
  • for book proposals and manuscripts: Cambridge University Press, Routledge
  • for handbooks and encyclopedia: Handbook of English Linguistics, second edition (Wiley-Blackwell), Oxford Handbook of the German Language (Oxford University Press)
  • for scholarships and research grants: FSR-Postdoc-Scholarships at the Catholic University of Louvain (B); COFUND Fellowships at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (D); research grants of the Slovenian National Research Agency ARRS (SLO)
  • for the German National Academic Foundation

Activities in professional bodies

  • Member of the advisory board of the international research network Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies
  • Member of programme committees of the conference series International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English, International Corpus Linguistics Conference, Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies, Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English

Member of the Bamberg Center for Teacher Education
Member of the Centre for Innovative Applications of Computer Science
Associate partner in the TELL-OP project
Didactics certificate (FBZHL Nordbayern)

Research interests

Applied linguistics (esp. learner Englishes/multilingualism/Second Language Acquisition)
Diachronic linguistics
Linguistics and culture
Media linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Stylistics
Variational linguistics (esp. World Englishes)

Peer-reviewed publications

Books, edited volumes and journal special issues

2022. Stylistic Approaches to Pop Culture. London: Routledge (with Christoph Schubert)

2022. Pop Culture in Applied Linguistics: International Perspectives. Special issue of ITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics

2022. Perspectives on Contemporary English: Structure, Variation, Cognition. Berlin: Lang. (with Manfred Krug, Ole Schützler & Fabian Vetter)

2021. The Replication Crisis: Implications for Linguistics. Special issue of Linguistics. (with Lukas Sönning)

2021. Corpus Approaches to Telecinematic Language. Special issue of the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. (with Monika Bednarek & Marcia Veirano Pinto)

2021. Pop Culture in Language Education: Theory, Research, Practice. London: Routledge. (with Friederike Tegge)
[awarded the Taylor & Francis Outstanding Research Monograph Prize]
[Reviews in New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics; ITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics; ELT Journal]

2020. Tense and Aspect in Second Language Acquisition and Learner Corpus Research. Amsterdam: Benjamins. (with Robert Fuchs)
[Review in Research in Corpus Linguistics]

2018. The Language of Pop Culture. New York: Routledge.
[Review in English Today]

2018. Tense and Aspect in Second Language Acquisition and Learner Corpus Research. Special issue of the International Journal of Learner Corpus Research. (with Robert Fuchs)

2016. A Blend of MaLT: Selected Contributions from the Methods and Linguistic Theories Symposium 2015. Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press. (with Hanna Christ, Daniel Klenovšak & Lukas Sönning)

2016. Re-Assessing the Present Perfect. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (with Elena Seoane & Cristina Suárez-Gómez)
[Reviews in English Language and Linguistics; Language Issues; English and American Studies in German]

2014. The Present Perfect in World Englishes: Charting Unity and Diversity. Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press.

Journal articles

2022. Song lyrics: Sprachliche Besonderheiten und Einsatz im Englischunterricht [Song lyrics: Linguistic features and their use in English language teaching]. Englisch 5-10, 58. 24-29. (with Theresa Summer)

2021. The replication crisis, scientific revolutions, and linguistics. Linguistics 59 (5). 1179-1206. https://doi.org/10.1515/ling-2019-0045 (with Lukas Sönning)

2021. Catchy and conversational? A register analysis of pop lyrics. Corpora 16 (2). 237-270. https://doi.org/10.3366/cor.2021.0219

2021. Text-linguistic analysis of performed language: Revisiting and remodeling Koch & Oesterreicher. Linguistics 59 (3). 541-575. https://doi.org/10.1515/ling-2021-0036

2021. A diachronic perspective on telecinematic language. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 26 (1). 38-70. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijcl.00036.wer

2020. “Song-advantage” or “cost of singing”? A research synthesis of classroom-based intervention studies applying lyrics-based language teaching (1972–2019). Journal of Second Language Teaching & Research 8 (1). 138-170. https://doi.org/10.20378/irb-49313

2020. TV discourse, grammaticality, and language awareness. TESL-EJ 24 (3). https://doi.org/10.20378/irb-49030

2019. Lyrics and language awareness. Nordic Journal of Modern Language Methodology 7 (1). 4-28. https://doi.org/10.46364/njmlm.v7i1.521

2019. Assessing hip-hop discourse: Linguistic realness and styling. Text & Talk 39 (5). 671-698.https://doi.org/10.1515/text-2019-2044

2018. The use of the stative progressive by school age learners of English and the importance of the variable context - myth vs. (corpus) reality. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research 4 (2). 194-223. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijlcr.17010.fuc (with Robert Fuchs)

2017. Pop lyrics and mobile language learning: Prospects and challenges. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning 9 (4). 33-48. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJMBL.2017100103 (with Maria Lehl & Jonathan Walton)

2017. Adversative pragmatic markers in learner language: A cross-sectional perspective. Corpus Pragmatics 1 (2). 135-158. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41701-017-0008-9

2017. The present perfect in Nigerian English. English Language and Linguistics 21 (1). 129-153. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1360674316000137 (with Robert Fuchs)

2013. Temporal adverbials and the present perfect/past tense alternation. English World-Wide 34 (2). 202-240. https://doi.org/10.1075/eww.34.2.04wer

2013. The present perfect and definite temporal adverbials: Reference grammars and corpus evidence. English Language Overseas Perspectives and Enquiries 10 (1). 9-21. https://doi.org/10.4312/elope.10.1.9-21

2012. Love is all around: A corpus-based study of pop music lyrics. Corpora 7 (1). 19-50. https://doi.org/10.3366/cor.2012.0016

Contributions to edited volumes and handbooks

In press. Pop cultural linguistics. In Mark Aronoff, ed. The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

In press. Swear/taboo words in English rap lyrics: Linguistic analysis and implications for foreign language education. In Christian Ludwig & Theresa Summer, eds. Taboos and Controversial Issues in Foreign Language Education: Critical Language Pedagogy in Theory, Research and Practice. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003220701-14

2022. "Guess who's back, back again". Stylistic development in Eminem's lyrics. In Christoph Schubert & Valentin Werner, eds. Stylistic Approaches to Pop Culture. London: Routledge. 176-204. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003147718-9

2021. A register approach toward pop lyrics in EFL education. In Elena Seoane & Douglas Biber, eds. Corpus-based Approaches to Register Variation. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 209-234. https://doi.org/10.1075/scl.103.08wer

2021. Teaching grammar through pop culture. In Valentin Werner & Friederike Tegge, eds. Pop Culture in Language Education: Theory, Research, Practice. London: Routledge. 85-104. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780367808334-6

2021. Learning languages through pop culture/learning about pop culture through language education. In Valentin Werner & Friederike Tegge, eds. Pop Culture in Language Education: Theory, Research, Practice. London: Routledge. 3-30. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780367808334-1 (with Friederike Tegge)

2021. L1 influence vs. universal learning mechanisms: An SLA-driven corpus study on temporal expression. In Bert Le Bruyn & Magali Paquot, eds. Learner Corpus Research Meets Second Language Acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 39-66. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108674577.004 (with Robert Fuchs & Sandra Götz)

2020. The use of the stative progressive by school age learners of English and the importance of the variable context - myth vs. (corpus) reality. In Robert Fuchs & Valentin Werner, eds.Tense and Aspect in Second Language Acquisition and Learner Corpus Research. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 54-82. https://doi.org/10.1075/bct.108.ijlcr.17010.fuc (with Robert Fuchs). [Reprint of Fuchs & Werner 2018]

2020. How British is Gibraltar English? In Paloma Nuñez Pertejo, María José López-Couso, Belén Méndez-Naya & Javier Pérez-Guerra, eds. Crossing Linguistic Boundaries: Systemic, Synchronic and Diachronic Variation in English. London: Bloomsbury. 153-186. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350053885.ch-008 (with Manfred Krug & Ole Schützler)

2019. Temporal adverbials in the acquisition of past-time reference: A cross-sectional study of L1 German and Cantonese learners of English. In Andrea Abel, Aivars Glaznieks, Verena Lyding & Lionel Nicholas, eds. Widening the Scope of Learner Corpus Research. Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses universitaires de Louvain. 43-70. (with Sandra Götz & Robert Fuchs)

2019. A multimodal analysis of football live text commentaries. In Marcus Callies & Magnus Levin, eds. Corpus Approaches to the Language of Sports: Texts, Media, Modalities. London: Bloomsbury. 201-240. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350088238.ch-009

2019. Pop lyrics and mobile language learning: Prospects and challenges. In Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, ed. Computer-assisted Language Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. Hershey: IGI. 342-359. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-7663-1.ch016 (with Maria Lehl & Jonathan Walton) [reprint of Werner, Lehl & Walton 2017]

2018. Linguistics and pop culture: Setting the scene(s). In Valentin Werner, ed. The Language of Pop Culture. New York: Routledge. 3-26. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315168210-1

2017. The present perfect as a core feature of World Englishes. In Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Anna Mauranen & Svetlana Vetchinnikova, eds. Changing English: Global and Local Perspectives. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 63-88. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110429657-005

2016. Patterns of linguistic globalization: Integrating typological profiles and questionnaire data. In Olga Timofeeva, Anne-Christine Gardner, Alpo Honkapohja & Sarah Chevalier, eds. New Approaches to English Linguistics: Building Bridges. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 35-66. https://doi.org/10.1075/slcs.177.03kru (with Manfred Krug & Ole Schützler)

2016. The present perfect - a re-assessment. In Valentin Werner, Elena Seoane & Cristina Suárez-Gómez, eds. Re-Assessing the Present Perfect. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110443530-003 (with Elena Seoane & Cristina Suárez-Gómez)

2016. Rise of the undead? BE-perfects in World Englishes. In Valentin Werner, Elena Seoane & Cristina Suárez-Gómez, eds. Re-Assessing the Present Perfect. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 259-294. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110443530-012

2016. The present perfect in learner Englishes: A corpus-based case study on L1 German intermediate and advanced speech and writing. In Valentin Werner, Elena Seoane & Cristina Suárez-Gómez, eds. Re-Assessing the Present Perfect. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 297-338. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110443530-013 (with Robert Fuchs & Sandra Götz)

2016. Real-time online text commentaries: A cross-cultural perspective. In Christoph Schubert & Christina Sanchez-Stockhammer, eds. Variational Text Linguistics: Revisiting Register in English. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 271-305. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110443554-013

2016. Overlap and divergence – aspects of the present perfect in World Englishes. In Elena Seoane & Cristina Suárez-Gómez, eds.  World Englishes: New Theoretical and Methodological Considerations. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 113-142. https://doi.org/10.1075/veaw.g57.06wer

Conference publications/proceedings

2021. Live text coverage of political events: Combining content and corpus-based discourse analysis. In Iris Hendrickx, Lieke Verheijen & Lidwien van de Wijngaert, eds. Proceedings of the 8th Conference on CMC and Social Media Corpora for the Humanities (CMC-Corpora 2021). Nijmegen: Radbound University. 66-70. https://doi.org/10.20378/irb-51860(with Hendrik Michael)

2015. Pop lyrics and language pedagogy: A corpus-linguistic approach. In Federica Formato & Andrew Hardie, eds. Corpus Linguistics 2015. Lancaster: University of Lancaster. 341-343. (with Maria Lehl)

Other publications

Reviews

In press. Review of Lisa Jansen. English rock and pop performances: A sociolinguistic investigation of British and American language perceptions and attitudes. Journal of English Linguistics. http://doi.org/10.1177/00754242221136097

2020. Review of Anne Golden, Scott Jarvis & Kari Tenfjord (eds.). Crosslinguistic influence and distinctive patterns of language learning: Findings and insights from a learner corpus. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research 6 (1). 104-108. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijlcr.00011.wer

2016. Review of Peter Collins (ed.). Grammatical change in English world-wide. English Language and Linguistics 20 (1). 174-182. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1360674315000386

2013. Review of Joybrato Mukherjee & Magnus Huber (eds.). Corpus linguistics and variation in English: Theory and description.ICAME Journal 37. 246-252.

Contributions to journals and edited volumes

2022. Zooming in: Stylistic approaches to pop culture. In Christoph Schubert & Valentin Werner, eds. Stylistic Approaches to Pop Culture. London: Routledge. 1-19. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003147718-1 (with Christoph Schubert)

2022. Pop culture in applied linguistics: International perspectives. ITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics 173 (2). 161-171. https://doi.org/10.1075/itl.22012.wer

2022. Introduction: Perspectives on structure, variation, and cognition in contemporary English. In Manfred Krug, Valentin Werner, Ole Schützler & Fabian Vetter, eds. Perspectives on Contemporary English: Structure, Variation, Cognition. Berlin: Lang. 7-11. https://doi.org/10.20378/irb-54225(with Manfred Krug, Ole Schützler & Fabian Vetter.

2021. Corpus approaches to telecinematic language. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 26 (1). 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijcl.00034.int (with Monika Bednarek & Marcia Veirano Pinto)

2020. Tense and aspect in Second Language Acquisition and learner corpus research. In Robert Fuchs & Valentin Werner, eds. Tense and Aspect in Second Language Acquistion and Learner Corpus Research. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 2-21. https://doi.org/10.1075/bct.108.ijlcr.00004.int (with Robert Fuchs) [Reprint of Fuchs & Werner 2018]

2018. Tense and aspect in Second Language Acquisition and learner corpus research: Introduction to the special issue. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research 4 (2). 143-163. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijlcr.00004.int (with Robert Fuchs)

2016. Introduction. In Hanna Christ, Daniel Klenovšak, Lukas Sönning & Valentin Werner, eds. A Blend of MaLT: Selected Contributions from the Methods and Linguistic Theories Symposium 2015 (Bamberger Beiträge zur Linguistik 15). Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press. vii-xiii. (with Hanna Christ, Daniel Klenovšak & Lukas Sönning)

Interviews

2018. Pop culture and the English language. GotPop Podcast. University of Gothenburg.

Textbook

2019. Englisch für Eltern[English for parents]. Munich: Dorling Kindersley (with Karl Werner).

Teaching material

Bamberger Materialien für das Examen in Englischer Sprachwissenschaft (BambEx 1) - Transkription (mit Lukas Sönning) https://doi.org/10.17605/osf.io/pkzmf

Bamberger Materialien für das Examen in Englischer Sprachwissenschaft (BambEx 2) - Morphologie (mit Lukas Sönning) https://doi.org/10.17605/osf.io/pkzmf

Bamberger Materialien für das Examen in Englischer Sprachwissenschaft (BambEx 3) - Satzanalyse (mit Lukas Sönning) https://doi.org/10.17605/osf.io/pkzmf

Workshop and conference organization

The sociolinguistics of pop culture. Bamberg. March 2023. (with Cecelia Cutler & Andrew Moody)

Stylistic approaches to pop culture. Vechta. September 2020. (with Christoph Schubert)

Pop culture in applied linguistics and language education. AILA 2020 World Congress of Applied Linguistics: The Dynamics of Language, Communication, and Culture in a Changing World. Groningen. August 2020. (with Friederike Tegge)

8th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English. Bamberg. September 2019. (member of the organizing team)

The "quantitative crisis", cumulative science, and English linguistics. ISLE 5. London. July 2018. (with Lukas Sönning)

Pop culture and linguistics. ISLE 4: English in a Multilingual World: Challenges and Perspectives. Poznań. September 2016.

Tense and aspect in learner language: Issues and advances in the use of language corpora. TaLC 2016: The 12th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. Giessen. July 2016. (with Robert Fuchs)

FJUEL 4: Forum Junge Englische Linguistik in Bayern.  Bamberg. September 2014. (with Alexandra Miroshevskaya, Ole Schützler & Lukas Sönning)

Perfect and perfectivity re-assessed through corpus studies. ICAME 35:  Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture. Nottingham. April 2014. (with Elena Seoane & Cristina Suárez-Gómez)

Invited talks and plenary lectures

"Same same but different? A linguistic perspective on poetry and song lyrics for English language education." Research Area Culture and Language Education and Learning. Gothenburg. November 2022.

"Mental illness as an intolerable taboo! The role of songs in developing mental health literacy." Symposium "Cultural Taboos"  as part of the BaTEG Summer School: Between Cultures, Conflicts, and Communication - Language Education in a Global World. Bamberg. September 2022. (with Theresa Summer)

"Linguistic globalization across Kachruvian circles: Evidence from the lexicon in EFL, ESL and EFL varieties." 9th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English. Ljubljana. September 2022. (with Manfred Krug)

"Lexical evidence for linguistic globalization across the circles." Hamburg Talks on Current Issues in World Englishes. Hamburg. July 2022.

"'Guess who's back, back again': Eminem's lyrics from a longitudinal stylistic perspective." Seminar Stylistic Approaches to Pop(ular) Culture. Augsburg. Juni 2022.

"Introduction to Learner Corpus Research for the study of Second Language Acquisition." TEFL Research Seminar. Bamberg. May 2022.

"A multiodal analysis of football live text commentary." Lecture Series Sport Communication. Bremen. May 2022.

"Potentials of poetry and song lyrics for English language education: An applied linguistic perspective." From Poetry to Song Lyrics: Analysing and Teaching Verse. Bamberg. February 2022.

"Exploring pop lyrics as a register: Some implications for EFL education." Englische Sprachwissenschaft und Fachdidaktik im Dialog: Chancen zur Stärkung der universitären Lehrerbildung. Freiburg. October 2021.

"Using pop lyrics in EFL education." University of Würzburg. April 2020.

"Pop culture and linguistics: Theory, description, and application." Linguistisches Kolloquium of the University of Bayreuth. Bayreuth. May 2018.

"Rhythm is gonna get you? Pop music and foreign language learning." Foreign Language Education and Learning in the 21st Century. Agder. April 2018.

"Pop culture and linguistics: Theory, description and application." Language, Literature and Culturality Research Profile Seminar. Göteborg. February 2018.

"The language of pop music lyrics." University of Giessen. December 2015.

"Large-scale questionnaire studies on varieties of English." Slovenian Linguistics Circle. Ljubljana. May 2014. (with Manfred Krug)

"The language of on-line text commentaries." Erasmus teaching mobility at the University of Ljubljana. May 2014.

"Present Perfect(s) in World Englishes." liber.ac academic book fair. Ljubljana. May 2014.

Conference papers (peer-reviewed)

"Mental health songs: Corpus analysis and implications for ELT." Reading Resistance: Widerstand und Kontroversität im Kontext gesellschaftlichen Wandels und gesellschaftlicher Transformation. Cologne. October 2022. (with Theresa Summer)

"L2 acquisition of tense and aspect: A quasi-longitudinal learner corpus study." TaLC 2022: The 15th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. Limerick. July 2022. (with Robert Fuchs)

"Mental health songs: Corpus-based analysis and implications for EFL education." TaLC 2022: The 15th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. Limerick. July 2022. (with Theresa Summer)

"Frequency vs. accuracy in the development of tense and aspect in learner Englishes". 22. Norddeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium. Oldenburg. April 2022. (with Robert Fuchs)

"Live text coverage of political events: Combining content and corpus-based discourse analysis". 8th Conference on Computer-Mediated Communication and Social Media Corpora. Nijmegen. Oktober 2021. (with Hendrik Michael)

"'Guess who's back, back again': Stylistic development in Eminem's lyrics". Stylistic Approaches to Pop Culture. Vechta. September 2021.

"Teaching grammar through pop culture: A case study using lyrics". AILA 2021 World Congress of Applied Linguistics: The Dynamics of Language, Communication, and Culture in a Changing World. Groningen. August 2021.

"Hybrid news (in the) making: A case study on live text coverage of the 2020 US presidential debates". 11th International Corpus Linguistics Conference. Limerick. July 2021. (with Hendrik Michael)

"Frequency vs. accuracy: A quasi-developmental perspective on tense and aspect in learner Englishes". 11th International Corpus Linguistics Conference. Limerick. July 2021. (with Robert Fuchs)

"A diachronic stylistic perspective on Eminem's lyrics". 11th International Corpus Linguistics Conference. Limerick. July 2021.

"Hybrid news (in the) making: A case study on the 2020 US presidential debates". ISLE 6: Evolving English and the Digital Era. Joensuu. June 2021. (with Hendrik Michael)

"Exploring the potential of live text commentary for EFL education". Born-digital Texts in the Foreign Language Classroom. Berlin/Hertfortshire. January 2021.

"Swear/taboo words in rap: Linguistic analysis and implications for language education". Taboo Topics in Foreign Language Education. Würzburg. November 2020.

"Tense and aspect in learner English: Frequency vs. accuracy". 5th Learner Corpus Research Conference. Warsaw. September 2019. (with Robert Fuchs)

"Tense and aspect across learner Englishes: Frequency vs. accuracy". 10th International Corpus Linguistics Conference: The Future of Corpus Linguistics. Cardiff. July 2019. (with Robert Fuchs)

"Live text commentary: A corpus-based multimodal analysis". 10th International Corpus Linguistics Conference: The Future of Corpus Linguistics. Cardiff. July 2019.

"Catchy and conversational? A multidimensional register analysis of pop lyrics". 10th International Corpus Linguistics Conference: The Future of Corpus Linguistics. Cardiff. July 2019.

"Lyrics and language awareness". 2nd Modern Linguistics & Didactics Conference: Grammaticality Judgements & Language Awareness. Bochum. March 2019.

"Cross-linguistic effects vs. universal learning meachanisms? A case study on temporal expression". TaLC 2018: The 13th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. Cambridge. July 2018. (with Robert Fuchs and Sandra Götz)

"Cross-linguistic effects vs. universal learning meachanisms: A corpus-based case study on temporal expression". ICAME 39: Corpus Linguistics and Changing Society. Tampere. May 2018. (with Robert Fuchs and Sandra Götz)

"Acquisition of tense and aspect in learner English: A corpus-based cross-sectional perspective". 4th Learner Corpus Research Conference. Bolzano. October 2017. (with Robert Fuchs)

"A multidimensional register analysis of pop lyrics". 7th Biennial International Conference on the Contemporary Linguistics of English. Vigo. September 2017.

"L1 influence vs. universal learning mechanisms: A case study on the acquisition of the English Present Perfect". Learner Corpus Based Approaches to Second Language Acquisition. Utrecht. April 2017. (with Robert Fuchs and Sandra Götz)

"The language of rap: Linguistic realness and stylization". ISLE 4: English in a Multilingual World: Challenges and Perspectives. Poznań. September 2016.

"Obsolescence, persistence, revitalization: A case study on the BE-perfect in electronically-mediated registers of English". ISLE 4: English in a Multilingual World: Challenges and Perspectives. Poznań. September 2016.

"Exploiting a corpus of pop music lyrics for language learning". TaLC 2016: The 12th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. Giessen. July 2016. (with Maria Lehl)

"Acquisition of the present perfect by L1 German learners of English". TaLC 2016: The 12th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. Giessen. July 2016. (with Robert Fuchs & Sandra Götz)

"Pop lyrics and language pedagogy: A corpus-linguistic approach". Corpus Linguistics 2015. Lancaster. July 2015. (with Maria Lehl)

"The present perfect in Nigerian English". IAWE 20: Asian Contexts and World Englishes. Delhi. December 2014. (with Robert Fuchs)

"Mapping lexical choices in varieties of English: Integrating typological profiles and questionnaire data." ISLE 3: Building Bridges - inter- and intradisciplinary research. Zürich. August 2014. (with Manfred Krug & Ole Schützler)

"Overlap and divergence - aspects of the present perfect in World Englishes." Englishes Today: Theoretical and methodolocical issues. Vigo. October 2013.

"Real-time on-line text commentaries: A cross-cultural perspective." Register Revisited: New Perspectives on Functional Text Variety in English. Vechta. June 2013.

"The present perfect as a core feature of World Englishes." Changing English: Contacts & Variation. Helsinki. June 2013.

"Overlap and divergence - aspects of the present perfect in World Englishes." Englishes in a multilingual world: New dynamics of variation, contact and change. Freiburg. April 2013.

"Temporal adverbials and present perfect/past tense alteration across Englishes." ICAME 33: Corpora at the centre and crossroads of English linguistics. Leuven. June 2012. (awarded the "Stig Johansson Bursary")

"Temporal adverbials and present perfect/preterit tense alternation". SDAS: The Changes in Epochal Paradigms and the Opportunities They Offer for English Studies. Ljubljana. May 2012.

"The present perfect in World Englishes - overlap or divergence?". The Pragmatics of Aspect in Varieties of English. Innsbruck. April 2012.

"Alternation of past time reference in World Englishes (focus on the present perfect)". ICAME 32: Trends and Traditions in English Corpus Linguistics. Oslo. June 2011.

"Love is all around. The language of pop music." Language in the Media 4. Limerick. June 2011.

"Alternation of past time reference in World Englishes - focus on the present perfect". Schnittstellen - 1. Diskussionsforum Linguistik Bayern. Bamberg. March 2011.

Conference and workshop papers (other)

"Stylistic approaches to pop culture." Stylistic Approaches to Pop Culture. Vechta. September 2021. (with Christoph Schubert)

"A multidimensional analysis of pop lyrics." FJUEL 7. Eichstätt. September 2017.

"The grammar of pop: A project sketch." FJUEL 5. Bayreuth. September 2015.

"Explorative Datenanalyse mit Phenogrammen." Methodenwerkstatt der Bamberg Graduate School of Linguistics. Bamberg. May 2015.

"The Present Perfect in World Englishes: Unity and diversity." FJUEL 3. Regensburg. September 2013.

Teaching

University courses

American English: Synchronic and diachronic aspects

Applied linguistics

Early Modern English

English and German in contrast

English in Germany and German learner English

English Linguistics Research Seminar

History of the English language

Introduction to English linguistics

Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Language variation and change

Linguistics and real life: Applied linguistics

Linguistics for the classroom

Media linguistics: Exploring the language of journalism

Morphology and syntax

Postcolonial Englishes

Revision course for exam candidates

Sociolinguistics

Sociolinguistics of North American English

Textlinguistics

The language of pop culture

Translation and translation studies

Translation English-German - intermediate level

Translation English-German - advanced level

Watching TV and movies with a linguist

World Englishes


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Other courses and workshops

Citing and referencing with Zotero (in cooperation with the BOS Bamberg)

Pop lyrics and language teaching (in-service teacher training)