Dr. Johanna Gerwin

 

 

 

 

Kurzbiographie / Short CV

2014 - 

Wissenschaftliche Assistentin am Lehrstuhl von Prof. Dr. Matthias Meyer, Englisches Seminar der CAU zu Kiel

Post-doctoral researcher & lecturer, Chair Prof. Matthias Meyer, English department, Kiel University

2012 - 2014

Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben, Fachbereich Linguistik, am Englischen Seminar der CAU zu Kiel

Lecturer in English Linguistics, English department, Kiel University

2008 - 2012

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin und Doktorandin am Lehrstuhl von Prof. Dr. Lieselotte Anderwald, Englisches Seminar der CAU zu Kiel

PhD student and lecturer, Chair Prof. Lieselotte Anderwald, English Department, Kiel University

Dissertation (2012): Ditransitives in British English dialects (supervisors: Prof. Lieselotte Anderwald and Prof. Bernd Kortmann (University of Freiburg))

2004 - 2005

Studium der Linguistik an der University of Leeds, UK; Teaching Assistantship in Bradford, UK

Student of Linguistics, University of Leeds, UK; Student teacher at a secondary school, Bradford, UK

2002 - 2008

Studium der Englischen Philologie und Sprachwissenschaft des Deutschen an der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i. Br

Student of English and German Philology, University of Freiburg

Master/Magister thesis (2008): The Emergence of 'Socio-Syntax' - Syntactic variation as an interface between Sociolinguistics and Formal Syntactic Theory                                            (supervisors: Prof. Bernd Kortmann and Prof. Christian Mair)

 

 

Publikationen / Publications

Gerwin, Johanna & Melanie Röthlisberger. (under review). "Dialectal ditransitive patterns in British English: Weighing sociolinguistic factors against language-internal constraints." In: Röthlisberger, Melanie, Eva Zehentner & Timothy Colleman (eds.). Ditransitive constructions in Germanic languages: Diachronic and synchronic aspects (Series: Studies in Germanic Linguistics). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Gerwin, Johanna. 2017. “Die Beatles, Arctic Monkeys und Lily Allen – Dialekte und Identität in britischer (Indie-)Popmusik“, In: Anderwald, Lieselotte & Jarich Hoekstra (Hrsg.). Enregisterment - Zur symbolischen Bedeutung sprachlicher Variation. (Kieler Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 8). Frankfurt etc.: Peter Lang. 47-65.

pdf (German)

pdf (English translation)

Gerwin, Johanna. 2014. Ditransitives in British English Dialects. Berlin: DeGruyter.

Gerwin, Johanna. 2013. "'Give it me!': pronominal ditransitives in English dialects". In: English Language and Linguistics 17 (3). 445-464.

 

 

Vorträge / Papers

"Dialectal ditransitive patterns in British English - language-internal vs. language-external constraints" with Melanie Röthlisberger, presented at ICAME40, Neuchâtel, 01-05 June 2019 PPP
"Between Nottin' 'Ill Gite and Bleckfriars - The Enregisterment of Cockney in the 19th century" presented at ISLE 5, London, 17-20 July 2018 Prezi
"Dialectal ditransitive patterns in British English" presented at SLE 50, Zürich, 10-13 July 2017 Prezi
"Spoken style, written style - ditransitives in speech and the written standard" presented at ICAME34, Santiago de Compostela, 22-26 May 2013
"'Give it me!' - Pronominal ditransitives in English dialects" presented at ICAME33, 2012, Leuven, 30 May-3 June 2012

 

 

Forschungsinteressen / Research interests

  • Enregisterment of English accents and dialects
  • Interface between language and culture
  • Grammatical and phonological variation in British English
  • Accents and dialects, especially London English/Cockney
  • Theories in Sociolinguistics
  • Corpus linguistics

 

 

Gremien / Academic boards

 

 

Kurse / Teaching

BA-1st year module: “The Structure of English”

Basic Course

BA-2nd year module: “From the phoneme to the word”

Issues in Phonetics and Phonology

Wordformation in English

English Accents / The Phonetics and Phonologies of English Accents

BA-3rd year module: “Beyond the word”

Cognitive Linguistics

Language and the Mind

British and American English

Master: "Variability"

Language Variation and Change

Sociolinguistic Research with Corpora

Enregisterment

London English