Sarah Buschfeld

Aus Iaawiki

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Current Announcements

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Office Hours

Summer Semester 21
  • by appointment via email

Courses in the SS 21

  • A list of courses in past semesters can be found here.


Responsibilities & Research Interests
  • Linguistics
  • Bi-/multilingualism
  • World Englishes
  • Language contact, variation, and change
  • Sociolinguistics
  • First and Second Language Acquisition
  • Morphosyntax


Research Projects

Current projects:

  • Language use and attitudes in multilingual St. Martin
  • Englischunterricht und Mehrsprachigkeit im Primarschulbereich (in Kooperation mit der Ostenberg-Grundschule Dortmund)
  • Since 2013: ‘English in Namibia or Namibian English(es)’ (in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Anne Schröder and, formerly, Prof. Dr. Markus Bieswanger, PD Dr. Alexander Kautzsch)
  • Since 2015: member of the research network ‘Varieties of English in the Indo-Pacific’ (VEIP; project leader of the subproject ‘Singapore: English in Contact, Sociocultural Aspects’ (in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Edgar W. Schneider); VEIP project leaders Prof. Dr. Pam Peters and Prof. Dr. Kate Burridge)

Past projects:

  • 2007–2011: ‘The English Language in Cyprus: An Empirical Investigation of Variety Status’, PhD project, University of Cologne.
  • 2012–2018: ‘Investigating Children’s Acquisition of English as a First Language in Singapore’, Habilitation project, University of Regensburg.
Publications

Monographs / Textbooks:

  • In prep. Multilingualism: Sociolinguistic and Acquisitional Perspectives. (with Patricia Ronan; envisaged publisher: Palgrave/Macmillan Education).
  • 2020. Children’s English in Singapore: Acquisition, Properties, and Use. [Routledge Studies in World Englishes]. London: Routledge.
  • 2013. English in Cyprus or Cyprus English? An Empirical Investigation of Variety Status [Varieties of English Around the World G46]. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Edited volumes:

  • 2020. Ed., Modelling Current Linguistic Realities of English World-Wide: the Extra and Intra-territorial Forces Model Put to the Test (with Alexander Kautzsch). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • 2014. Ed., The Evolution of Englishes. The Dynamic Model and beyond [Varieties of English Around the World G49] (with Thomas Hoffmann, Magnus Huber & Alexander Kautzsch). Amsterdam: John Benjamins

Journal articles:

  • 2017. “Towards an integrated approach to postcolonial and non-postcolonial Englishes” (with Alexander Kautzsch). World Englishes 36(1): 104-126.
  • 2014. “English in Namibia: a first approach” (with Alexander Kautzsch). English World-Wide 35(2): 121-160.

Articles in edited volumes:

  • Fc. "The pluricentricity vs. pluriareality debate: what postcolonial diffusion of English, transnational contact and multilingualism can tell us." In Philipp Meer & Ryan Durgasingh (eds.), Pluricentricity and Pluriareality: Dialects, Variation, and Standards. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Fc. “The acquisition of L1 Singapore English: the influence of input, ethnicity, and age”. In Kate Burridge & Pam Peters (eds.), English in Multilingual Contexts: Language, Society and Culture. (envisaged publisher: Cambridge University Press).
  • Fc. 2021. “Grassroots English, learner English, second-language English, English as a lingua franca...: What’s in a name?” In Christiane Meierkord & Edgar W. Schneider (eds.),The Growth and Spread of English at the Grassroots. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • 2021. “Expanding boundaries of a function word: uses of one in Early Modern and Modern English” (with Edgar W. Schneider). In Peter J. Grund & Megan Hartman (eds.), Studies in the History of the English Language VIII: Boundaries and Edges in the History of English. (publisher: Mouton de Gruyter).
  • 2020. "Introduction". In Sarah Buschfeld & Alexander Kautzsch (eds.), Modelling Current Linguistic Realities of English World-Wide: the Extra and Intra-territorial Forces Model Put to the Test. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • 2020. "Synopsis: Fine-tuning the EIF Model". In Sarah Buschfeld & Alexander Kautzsch (eds.), Modelling Current Linguistic Realities of English World-Wide: the Extra and Intra-territorial Forces Model Put to the Test. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • 2020. “Multilingual language acquisition in Singapore”. In Jakob Leimgruber & Peter Siemund (eds.), Multilingual Global Cities: Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai. London: Routledge.
  • 2020. “Language acquisition and World Englishes”. In Daniel Schreier, Marianne Hundt & Edgar W. Schneider (eds.), Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • 2020. “Theoretical models of English as a world language” (with Alexander Kautzsch). In Daniel Schreier, Marianne Hundt & Edgar W. Schneider (eds.), Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • 2019. “The geographical and demographic expansion of English” (with Edgar W. Schneider). In Salikoko S. Mufwene & Anna María Escobar (eds.), Handbook of Language Contact. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • 2019. “English and German in Namibia” (with Anne Schröder). In Raymond Hickey (ed.), English in the German-speaking World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • 2018. “From colonial dynamism to current transnationalism: a unified view on postcolonial and non-postcolonial Englishes” (with Alexander Kautzsch und Edgar W. Schneider). In Sandra C. Deshors (ed.), Modelling World Englishes in the 21st Century: Assessing the Interplay of Emancipation and Globalization of ESL varieties. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • 2018. “World Englishes: Postcolonial Englishes and beyond” (with Edgar W. Schneider). In Ee Ling Low & Anne Pakir (eds.), World Englishes: Re-Thinking Paradigms. London: Routledge, 29-46.
  • 2014. “English in Cyprus and Namibia: a critical approach to taxonomies and models of World Englishes and Second Language Acquisition research”. In Sarah Buschfeld, Thomas Hoffmann, Magnus Huber & Alexander Kautzsch (eds.), The Evolution of Englishes. The Dynamic Model and beyond. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 181-202.
  • 2011. “English in Cyprus: second language variety or learner English?” (with Christiane M. Bongartz). In Joybrato Mukherjee & Marianne Hundt (eds.), Exploring Second- Language Varieties of English and Learner Englishes. Bridging a Paradigm Gap. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 35-54.
  • 2011. ”Student and teacher action research: a joint approach” (with Christiane M. Bongartz & Myrle Dziak-Mahler). In Iman M. Laversuch & Regina Einmahl (eds.), Multiple Language, Variation, Variety and Use. Aachen: Shaker, 33-44.
  • 2010. ”Kontrastive Alphabetisierung am Beispiel Deutsch-Arabisch“ (with Christiane Schöneberger). In Heike Roll & Karen Schramm (eds.), Alphabetisierung in der Zweitsprache Deutsch. Duisburg: Gilles & Francke, 61-73

Reviews:

  • 2018. “Michael Percillier. World Englishes and Second Language Acquisition: Insights from Southeast Asian Englishes.” English World-Wide 39(1): 111-116.
  • 2018. “Elena Seoane & Cristina Suárez-Gómez (eds.). World Englishes: New Theoretical and Methodological Considerations.” English Language and Linguistics 22(3): 546-551.
  • 2016. “Peter Collins (ed.). Grammatical Change in English World-Wide.” ICAME Journal 40(1): 154-159.
  • 2016. “Daniel Schreier & Marianne Hundt (eds.). English as a Contact Language.” World Englishes 35(2): 329-332.

Bilingual teaching materials:

  • 2009. “Die Geschichte der USA II: ‘We the People‘ – Die Weltmacht USA im 20. Jahrhundert. Begleitmaterialien – englisch/deutsch“ (with IBIS – Initiative for Bilingual Studies). Geschichte Interaktiv 12. Münster: Anne Roerkohl Dokumentarfilm GmbH. Film-, Video- und Multimediaproduktion.
  • 2007. “Amerikanische Revolution/American Revolution” (with Paula Albert, Christiane M. Bongartz, Myrle Dziak-Mahler und Christian Eickbusch). Geschichte betrifft uns 6. Bergmoser + Höller Verlag AG.