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Prof. Dr. Edgar W. Schneider


  • During term / im Semester: Wednesday / Mittwoch, 10.00 – 12.00

During term break / im Sommer 2016:

Di 26.7., 10-11h

Di 2.9., 10-11h

Mi 14.9., 10-11h

Do 6.10., 10-11h

  • oder nach Absprache über E-Mail

Research Interests

  • Varieties of English world-wide, esp. evolutionary processes, linguistic properties
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language contact, language variation and change
  • Varieties of American English, esp. African American English, Southern English
  • Pidgin and creole languages
  • History of English
  • Dialect geography, esp. quantitative methods

Descriptions of these projects and references to publications which have resulted from them are available under "Research Center for World Englishes/Current Projects".

Recent Books:




  1. Faculty of Languages, Literature, and Cultures
  2. Department of English and American Studies

English Linguistics

Prof. Dr. Edgar W. Schneider
Chair of English Linguistics

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Room PT 3.2.65
Phone +49(0)941-943-3470
Fax +49(0)941-943-1990