Marco Wiemann

Early career researcher

LS10 – R.216
Telefon: -49-431-880-3337

Doctoral research project:

Tracing the History of Pronunciation in Nineteenth-century English (preliminary dissertation title)

Courses summer semester 2020:

All courses this semester will take place online. Please contact me via e-mail for more details.

Office hours:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no office hours taking place any time soon. Furthermore, you cannot reach me via my university phone number. However, should you have any queries, do not hesitate to write me an e-mail. There is also the possibility of arranging a video call if necessary.

Term papers, question-guided papers and exams:

To hand in your papers, please send me an e-mail with your paper and indicate in your mail that the attached version constitutes your final submission. As regards the official registration process for exams and papers, please check the homepage of the Joint Examination Office (Gemeinsames Prüfungsamt der Philosophischen Fakultät). With respect to regular exams, I will keep you up to date and inform you once I know more regarding the procedures and requirements amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Please also check the "Aktuelles / Termine / News" section on this website.

Research Interests

  • 19th century prescriptivism and grammar writing
  • enregisterment and indexicality in 19th century dialects of English
  • historical phonology
  • English phonetics and phonology
  • the interplay between dialect and identity
  • multicultural urban dialects in England


since October 2019 Early career researcher (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at Kiel University
October 2019 Master of Arts in English and American Literatures, Cultures and Media at Kiel University. MA thesis title: Multicultural London English in Grime Music
April 2017–October 2019 Research assistant to Prof Dr Lieselotte Anderwald
September 2016–March 2017 Semester abroad at Durham University, UK
April 2016 Bachelor of Arts in English and North American Studies and Philosophy at Kiel University. BA thesis title: Dialect and Identity in British Indie Music: A Diachronic Study of Arctic Monkeys



Summer 2020

  • The Phonetics and Phonology of Accents of the British Isles
  • The Structure of English: Basic Course

Winter 2019/20

  • The Phonetics and Phonology of Accents of the British Isles