Talks & Workshops
Workshop and conference organization
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 and public lectures
"Pop culture and linguistics: Theory, description, and application." Linguistisches Kolloquium of the University of 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, descriptio,n and application." University of Göteborg Pop Culture Seminar. February 2017.
"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)
"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". 3rd Learner Corpus Research Conference. Bozen. 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)
"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.