Conferences and talks

Conference (co-)organisation

  • NWAV 30 (New Ways of Analyzing Variation); North Carolina State University, NC, USA; October 2001 (with Walt Wolfram and Erik Thomas)
  • ICAME 29 (International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English); Ascona, Switzerland; May 2008 (with Andreas H. Jucker)
  • ECOLA (English as a Contact Language; international Symposium); UZH, Switzerland; June 2010 (with Marianne Hundt)
  • ICEHL 17 (International Conference on English Historical Linguistics); UZH, Switzerland; August 2012 (with Andreas H. Jucker, Olga Timofeeva and Marianne Hundt)
  • SWELL (Swiss Works in English Language and Linguistics); UZH, Switzerland; February 2013 (with Brook Bolander, Nicole Eberle and Simone E. Pfenninger)
  • ISLE 3 (Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English 3). Conference theme: "Building Bridges - inter- and intradisciplinary research"; UZH, Switzerland; August 2014 (with Andreas H. Jucker, Olga Timofeeva and Marianne Hundt)
  • English and Spanish: World languages in interaction (International Symposium). UZH, Switzerland, June 2016 (with Danae Perez, Johannes Kabatek and Marianne Hundt)
  • SAUTE (Swiss Association of University Teachers of English). Conference theme: "Migrations and contacts"); UZH, Switzerland; May 2021. (with Michael Frank)

 

Plenaries at international conferences

  • 4th International Conference for the Linguistics of Contemporary English (ICLCE4; Univ. of Osnabrück, August 2011)
  • Complexity and Isolation (FRIAS Workshop, Univ. of Freiburg i. Brsg., December 2012)
  • 19th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL; University of Duisburg-Essen, August 2016)
  • XXIX Congreso de SELIM (Sociedad Española de Lengua y Literatura Inglesa Medieval) (Universidad de Málaga, September 2017).

 

Conference presentations

Methods: International Conference on Methods in Dialectology (1999, 2008, 2011, 2014); Swiss Works in English Language and Linguistics (2000, 2004, 2005); New Ways of Analyzing Variation (2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2015, 2018); Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (2001); Annual meeting of the American Dialect Society (2002); Language and Society Conference of the New Zealand Linguistic Society (2002); Directions in Social Dialectology (2003); Diachronic Studies and Theories of Creolisation (Westminster Creolistics Workshop, 2004); International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (2005, 2015); Sociolinguistics Symposium (2006, 2016); International Conference of English Historical Linguistics (2008, 2016); International Society for the Linguistics of English (2008); International Conference for the Linguistics of Contemporary English (2011; invited plenary); Complexity and Isolation (FRIAS Workshop; invited plenary); Symposium on Historical Phonology (2014); First AMC Conference on Historical Dialectology (2016); International International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME; 2019)

 

Invited guest lectures

University of Fribourg, Switzerland (1998, 2004); University of Lausanne, Switzerland (1998, 2008, 2011, 2016); Georgetown University, Washington DC (2001, 2002); North Carolina State University (2002); University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (2002); Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand (2002); University of Regensburg, Germany (2003, 2004, 2005, 2011); Jamestown, St Helena, South Atlantic Ocean (2003, invited lecture given to the St Helena National Trust); University of Murcia, Spain (2003, 2009); University of Cape Town, South Africa (2005, 2010, 2014); University of Essex, UK (2006); University of Basel, Switzerland (2006, 2012, 2013, 2014); Annual business meeting of the Swiss Association of University Teachers of English (SAUTE, 2006), University of Heidelberg (2008, 2013), University of Bamberg (2008), University of Bern (2009, 2011, 2015), University of Utrecht (2009), University of Erlangen (2011), University of Osnabrück (2011), University of Freiburg i. Brsg. (2011), University of Edinburgh (2014), University of Cambridge (2014), Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (2016, 2018), University of Bremen (2017), Universidad de Malaga (2017), Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen (2018), University of Salzburg (2019, 2020), TU Dortmund (2019), Ruhr-Universität Bochum (2020).

 

Invited guest lecturer

University of Zurich (2006), University of Bern (2006-7), University of Basel (2007, 2008, 2012, 2017)

 

Fellowships and invited professorships

Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (July-August 2018)