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Prof. Dr. Roswitha Fischer

Office hours

During semester break

Tuesdays, 10:30-12:00, on the following days: July 30; August 20, 27; September 3, 10, October 8, and by appointment

During term time:
Tuesdays 12-13         


Research Interests

  • English Word-Formation and Lexicology / Anglicisms / Lexicography
  • Sociolinguistics, Multilingualism, Linguistic Landscapes
  • Language Change in Present-day English
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Registers of English (spoken-written; news language, advertising etc)
  • Onomastics, see also Forschergruppe Namen Regensburg
  • Language and Law, see also Arbeitskreis Sprache und Recht
  1. Faculty of Languages, Literature, and Cultures
  2. Department of English and American Studies

English Linguistics

Prof. Dr. Roswitha Fischer

Rf An
Room PT 3.2.68
Phone +49(0)941-943-3473
Fax +49(0)941-943-1990
roswitha.fischer@ur.de