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Dr Martin Schweinberger

Dr Martin Schweinberger


ABOUT
My name is Martin Schweinberger, I live in Brisbane, Australia, and I am a professional linguist. I studied at the Universität Kassel where I graduated with an MA in English Philology, Philosophy, and Psychology in 2008. I continued working in Linguistics and Semiotics in Kassel but soon moved to Hamburg where I received a PhD in English linguistics.

RESEARCH AREAS
Socio- and psycholinguitics
Language variation and change
Corpus linguistics (computational and quantitative analyses)
First and second language acquisition
Discourse markers and particles
Adjective intensification

NEWS
02/10/2018: I started my new position as Postdoctoral Research fellow for Language Technology in the School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Queensland.

30/08/2018: My course on the history of English language in culture at Universität Kassel has ended.

17-20/07/2018: I have presented a paper on the acquisition of intensifiers at ISLE 5 in London.

30/05/-03/06/2018: I have presented a paper on the historical development of the English amplifier system in American English at ICAME 39 in Tampere, Finland.

25-27/04/2018: I have presented a paper on emotive use in Irish English at NPIE 5 (New Perspectives on Irish English) in Potsdam, Germany.

16/04/2018: My course on the history of English language in culture started at Universität Kassel.

01/03/2018: I started my new position as project leader/principal investigator of the VowelChartProject as an associate member of the Language Technology Group at the Fachbereich Informatik at Universität Hamburg and also revitalized my position as research assistant at Universität Kassel.

(last updated 2018/10/07)