Prof. Dr. L. Anderwald



 W2-Professorin für Englische Sprachwissenschaft

 Full Professor of English Linguistics


 Prof. Dr. Lieselotte Anderwald

 Raum/room 232
 Telefon/phone: 0431/880-3347
 E-Mail: anderwald(at)

Please e-mail me if you have questions or need advice. My office hours will not take place for the time being.



All teaching is happening online. Please log onto OLAT for details.

Upcoming exams (Summer 2020):

Current classes: All information can be found in your OLAT course.

Previous classes: All term papers should be handed in electronically only. Please use my OLAT course "Anderwald - Hausarbeiten" for information, but also for handing in your paper (pdf format only, one file only). Please find the correct folder (previous semesters, BA or MA, graded or ungraded paper), or follow this link: OLAT module "Einreichen von Hausarbeiten". Send me an e-mail if you have questions.


2016 erschienen / published in 2016



Link zur Verlagsseite/follow this link to the publisher's website



1995 M.A. in Englischer Philologie, Slavistik und allgemeiner und germanischer Sprachwissenschaft an der FU Berlin

1999 Promotion in Englischer Philologie, deutscher Sprachwissenschaft und allgemeiner Sprachwissenschaft an der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

2007 Habilitation an der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Venia Legendi für Englische Philologie

seit 2008 W2-Professorin für Englische Sprachwissenschaft an der CAU Kiel

Short CV:

1995 MA in English Philology, Slavic studies and General and German Linguistics at the FU Berlin

1999 PhD in English Philology, German Linguistics and General Linguistics at the University of Freiburg, Germany

2007 Habilitation (Post-Doctoral dissertation) at the University of Freiburg, Venia Legendi for English Philology

since 2008 Full Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Kiel, Germany


Research Interests

Research Interests Anderwald



I regularly teach classes on synchronic English linguistics, nonstandard varieties of English, and the recent language history of English, in classes like the following:

Morphology, Semantics, Pragmatics, Negation, Tense and Aspect, Passive, Contrastive Linguistics (English-German); Methods of Data Collection in Linguistics (lecture course), Corpus Linguistics; Varieties of English, Dialect Grammar, Pidgins and Creoles, Language Contact, Sociolinguistics, Language and Gender; Early Modern English, Late Modern English, Theories of Language Change, the History of Variability in English, Complexity (new).


Upcoming new classes:

B3 The Story of BE

MA Images of American English

MA Teen Language




Course Materials

You will find materials for all my classes on OLAT. All class titles follow the same pattern: Anderwald - [course title] - [semester].



All coursework, term papers, reading lists or final theses have to follow the linguistic stylesheet. You can find it (as well as some rules and tips) on  OLAT (course "Anderwald - Hausarbeiten"). Contact my research assistants for the password.