Dr. Lucia Siebers

 

Research interests

  • Historical) Sociolinguistics
  • Varieties of English (esp. Earlier African American English and Black South African English)
  • Language variation and change
  • Morphosyntax
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Digital Humanities

Geisteswissenschaften/Anglophone Studien

Address
Universitätsstr. 12
45141 Essen
Room
R12 S04 H94
Office hours
udue.de/officehourssiebers

Functions

  • Akademische/r Rätin/Rat, Anglistik: Linguistik II - English Linguistics & Language History

The following publications are listed in the online university bibliography of the University of Duisburg-Essen. Further information may also be found on the person's personal web pages.

    Book articles / Proceedings papers

  • Siebers, Lucia
    African American English in nineteenth-century Liberia : Processes of change in a transported dialect
    In: Processes of Change: Studies in Late Modern and Present-Day English / Jansen, Sandra; Siebers, Lucia (Eds.) 2019, pp. 139 - 156
    ISBN: 9789027204141; 9789027262103
  • Siebers, Lucia
    ‘[T]his is all answer soon’ : African American vernacular letters from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
    In: Keeping in Touch: Emigrant letters across the English-speaking world / Hickey, Raymond (Eds.) 2019, pp. 213 - 238
    ISBN: 9789027204479; 9789027261885
  • Siebers, Lucia
    Assessingheterogeneity
    In: Letter Writing and Language Change / Auer, Anita; Schreier, Daniel; Watts, Richard J. (Eds.) 2015, pp. 240 - 263
    ISBN: 9781139088275; 9781107018648
  • Siebers, Lucia
    An abundant harvest to the philologer’? : Jeremiah Goldswain, Thomas Shone and nineteenth-century South African English
    In: Varieties of English in Writing: The written word as linguistic evidence / Hickey, Raymond (Eds.) 2010, pp. 263 - 294
    ISBN: 9789027249012; 9789027287786
  • Hoffmann, Thomas; Siebers, Lucia
    Introduction
    In: World Englishes – Problems, Properties and Prospects: Selected papers from the 13th IAWE conference / Conference in Regensburg, October 4-6, 2007 / Hoffmann, Thomas; Siebers, Lucia (Eds.) 2009, pp. xv - xx
    ISBN: 9789027249005; 9789027289063
  • Books, Collections, Proceedings

  • Jansen, Sandra; Siebers, Lucia (Eds.)
    Processes of Change : Studies in Late Modern and Present-Day English
    Amsterdam (2019) 273 Seiten
    (Studies in language variation ; 21)
    ISBN: 9789027204141; 9789027262103
  • Hoffmann, Thomas; Siebers, Lucia; (Eds.)
    World Englishes – Problems, Properties and Prospects : Selected papers from the 13th IAWE conference
    Conference in Regensburg, October 4-6, 2007,
    Amsterdam (2009) 436 Seiten
    (Varieties of English around the world (VEAW) : General series ; 40)
    ISBN: 9789027249005; 9789027289063
  • Thesis

  • Siebers, Lucia
    Morphosyntax in black African English : A sociolinguistic analysis of Xhosa English
    Duisburg, Essen (2007) 253 Bl. : graph. Darst.
  • Historical) Sociolinguistics
  • Varieties of English (esp. Earlier African American English and Black South African English)
  • Language variation and change
  • Morphosyntax
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Digital Humanities
since April 2020  Senior Lecturer in English linguistics (Studienrätin im Hochschuldienst), Department of Anglophone Studies
2019-2020 Stand-in Professor for Varieties of English, Department of British Studies, University of Leipzig
2010-2019

Assistant Professor (Akademische Rätin a.Z.) in English Linguistics, University of Regensburg

2015-2016 Stand-in Professor for Present-day English Linguistics, University of Potsdam
2014-2015 parental leave
2011-2012 parental leave
2007-2010 Principal investigator and coordinator of the DFG-funded project "African American letters from the nineteenth century", (project director: Prof. Dr. Edgar W. Schneider), University of Regensburg
2006-2010  Lecturer in English Linguistics, University of Regensburg
2002-2006 Research assistant and part-time lecturer in English Linguistics, University of Duisburg-Essen
2001-2002 Junior Lecturer in the School of Languages at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa

Work on post-doctoral thesis "You must excews my Bad writen". A linguistic analysis of early African American letters

2007   PhD in English Linguistics at the University of Duisburg-Essen with a thesis on "Morphosyntax in Black South African English: A sociolinguistic analysis of Xhosa English"

2000   First State Exam, German teacher training qualification in English, History and Educational Science, University of Essen