muehleisen

Prof. Dr. Susanne Mühleisen

Junior Fellow Senior Fellow

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 (0) 921 55-3564/63 (phone)

+49 (0) 921 55-3565 (fax)

Email: susanne.muehleisen@uni-bayreuth.de


Research interests

creole studies, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, translation studies, orality and literacy, English word formation

Geographical Area

Caribbean, West Africa (Cameroon, Sierra Leone), Great Britain, North America

 

Supervised Junior Fellows and their Research Projects

Junior Fellow

Research Project

Kenne, Jocelyne

Language and Interaction in the Chinese Community in Cameroon: A Sociolinguistic Profile

Former Supervisions (non-exhaustive)

Former Junior Fellow

Research Project

Turner, Irina

Businified Political Discourse on the State of the South African Nation: A Dialogue between Presidential Speeches and Newspaper Reports

Otundo-Kuenster, Billian

Exploring Ethnically-Marked Varieties of Kenyan English: Intonation and Associated Attitudes

Kamdem, Hector

The Basic Narrative of National Unity and Peace in Cameroonian Political Speeches: A Discourse Analytical Perspective

Ahmed, Umar

Gender in Media Discourse: The Discursive Construction of Gender in Nigerian Newspapers


English Linguistics

Academic Vita

since 2007

Chair of English Linguistics, University of Bayreuth

2007

Habilitation in Regensburg

2006

Professor (temporary) at the University of Duisburg-Essen

2001

PhD in Frankfurt a. M.

2001-2002

Research Fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles

1997-2005

Assistant and Lecturer in the Institute of English and American Studies, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt a.M.

1994-1997

Assistant at the English Department, University of Hannover

 

Studies in Berlin and Trinidad & Tobago

Memberships and functions in academic organisations

 

German Linguistic Society (DGfS)

 

Society for Pidgin and Creole Studies (SPCL) 

 

Society for Caribbean Linguistics(SCL

 

International Pragmatics Association (IPrA) 

 

German Association of English Studies (Anglistentag)  

 

Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (GNEL/ASNEL) 

 

International Association of World Englishes (IAWE) 

 

Member of the Editorial Board of the yearbook of GNEL/ASNEL 

 

Committee for the selection of the Dissertation Award of the Anglistentag