Kathleen Schumann

Kathleen Schumann
Universität Potsdam · Department of German Studies

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Introduction
Current Project: Integration of linguistic resources in highly diverse urban settings: Stretching the limits of variability; Research interests: Grammar, Linguistic Variation, Multilingualism, Sociolingualism, Cognitive Linguistics, Pragmatics

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Publications (5)
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This comprehensive analysis describes the semantic, pragmatic and grammatical properties of the non-canonical and non-standard linguistic focus marker ‘so’. This study answers questions from diverse linguistic fields by combining empirical methods: is the focus marker a register-bound element? To which extent? And how does our language processing a...
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Among (post-)colonial varieties of German, Namibian German is a particularly interesting case. It has a unique status compared to the other extra-territorial varieties as well as to those in the German-speaking area in Europe. First, it is based on a speech community with German ancestry who still live in Namibia today, which distinguishes it from...
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Anhand von Korpusdaten und den Ergebnissen einer Sprecherbefragung untersuchen wir in diesem Beitrag grammatische und lexikalische Entwicklungen in zwei relativ neuen Varietäten des Gegenwartsdeutschen: Kiezdeutsch und Namdeutsch, die jeweils von urbanen mehrsprachigen Sprechergemeinschaften in Deutschland bzw. in Namibia getragen werden. Der Vergl...
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Based on corpus data and the results of a linguistic survey, we will examine grammatical and lexical developments in two relatively new varieties of Modern German: Kiezdeutsch and Nam- deutsch. Both varieties are spoken in multilingual speech communities in Germany and Namibia respectively. In spite of considerable differences in the contact langua...

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Integration sprachlicher Ressourcen in hochdiversen urbanen Kontexten, die die Grenzen der Variabilität ausloten