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Map of the 1858 Atlantic Cable route

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guest talk by Gary Younge, June 12, 2018 © Adelheid Rutenburges

Dirk Night with Armani Cotton

Photo: Miriam Jassmeier

Transatlantikdampfer "Berengaria" (1920); Route: Liverpool-New York-Liverpool.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Erstsemesterbrownies, April 2018

Photo: Madita Oeming

guest talk by Gary Younge, June 12, 2018 © Madita Oeming

Dr. Katharina von Elbwart

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Dr. Katharina von Elbwart

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Academic Councillor

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+49 5251 60-2861
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J4.204
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Schedule an appointment via: https://panda.uni-paderborn.de/course/view.php?id=21987

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Warburger Str. 100
33098 Paderborn
Dr. Katharina von Elbwart
11/2020 - today

Akademische Rätin, Paderborn University

Applied Linguistics/Teaching English as a Foreign Language

10/2020

Qualified Teacher Status (2. Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Berufskollegs)

English & German

09/2019

PhD, University of Duisburg-Essen

Linguistics

2018

Visiting scholar, Fort Hays State University, KS, USA

Linguistics

08/2014

Master of Arts, Florida Atlantic University, FL, USA

Linguistics

2013 - 2014

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Florida Atlantic University, FL, USA

Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature

06/2013

Teaching degree (1. Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Berufskollegs), University of Duisburg-Essen

English, German & Economics

Publications

LINGUISTICS

von Elbwart, K. & Keatinge, D. (acc.). Developing language teacher identity and leadership skills in intercultural learning environments. To appear in Reinders, H. (ed). Language Teacher Leadership. Cambridge: CUP.

von Elbwart, K., (forthc., 2021). „Speaking Singlish - A legacy of Singapore's colonialism?”, Praxis English 4/2021.

von Elbwart, K. (forthc., 2021). A View from the Sunshine State: Mapping Perceptions and Language Ideologies in Florida. In P. Ronan and E. Ziegler (eds.). Language, Migration and Identity. Oxford: Peter Lang. 

von Elbwart, K. (2021). “Welcome to Miami, bienvenido a Miami - Showcasing Florida to teach linguistic and cultural diversity in the EFL classroom”, Praxis Englisch 1/2021, 44-46.

von Elbwart, K. (2020). Language regard in the Sunshine State. Floridian perspectives on language ideologies and linguistic variation. WVT: Trier.

von Elbwart, K. (2014). Language Choice in Children’s Animated TV Shows. MA thesis. Florida Atlantic University.

CULTURAL STUDIES

von Elbwart, K. & Alfes, L. (acc./in prep.) „Painting America - Fostering visual literacy through art to teach US-American history and culture in EFL classrooms”, F&E Edition 27, PE Vorarlberg.

von Elbwart, K., Burovikinha, V., Winter, K. (2021). Wer Jubiläen feiert, erinnert sich. In H. Cölfen, K. Helmer & G. Herchert (Eds.). Aller Ehre werth und nicht leicht zu ersetzen: Feste, Feiern, Jubiläen. Duisburg: Univ.-Verl. Rhein-Ruhr, 13-36.

von Elbwart, K. (2015). Mord am Hofe. Literarische Verarbeitung der Königsmarckaffäre. In H. Cölfen, K. Helmer & G. Herchert (Eds.), Aller Ehre werth und nicht leicht zu ersetzen: Adel, Hof und Höflichkeit: Symposion der AEET in Hansühn am 21.02.2014. Duisburg: Univ.-Verl. Rhein-Ruhr, 91-104.

TEACHING MATERIALS

von Elbwart,K. (acc./in prep.). Identity and Belonging through language. A written exam. Englisch betrifft uns 5/2021.

von Elbwart,K. (forthc., 2021). Analyzing a Cartoon about Cultural Diversity and Systemic Racism in the US. A written exam. Englisch betrifft uns 4/2021.

von Elbwart, K., Herchert, G., Winter, K. (2020). mittelalt und literarisch. Podcastreihe zur Sprache und Literatur des Mittelalters. Universität Duisburg-Essen. Abrufbar über: soundcloud.com/mittelalt-und-literarisch.

von Elbwart, K. (2020). A Writers‘ conference – Improving students‘ academic writing skills oder: Die Schreibkonferenz in der Hochschullehre. Lehrwerkstatt online. Zentrum für Hochschulqualitätsentwicklung, Universität Duisburg-Essen. Abrufbar über:

Talks

Invited

'Spanglish, migration and the world of work? Using Florida to teach linguistic and cultural diversity in vocational schools', Fremdsprachentag 2021, Englisch und Mehrsprachigkeit NRW, Sept. 29, 2021. 

Peer-reviewed

with D. Keatinge und B. Dunn. 'Practice report on “Teaching Language Internationally in Germany and Canada”', International Virtual Exchange Conference (IVEC), Oct. 27-29, 2021 (accepted).

'Language, education and migration: Using perceptual dialectology to teach linguistic and cultural diversity.' Approaches to Migration, Language and Identity: Practices, Ideologies and Policies now and then 2021 (AMLI 3), Sussex, England, June 9-11, 2021.

'Linguistics in the classroom: Using Florida’s perceptual dialectology to teach linguistic and cultural diversity.' Bonn Applied English Linguistics conference (BAELc10), June 10-12, 2021.

'Variationist Dialectology: Language regard in Florida', International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE 6), Joensuu, Finland, June 2-5, 2021.

'Making diversity and language practices visible: Language regard in Florida', Third International Conference on Sociolinguistics (ICS.3), Prague, Czech Republic, Aug. 26-28, 2020. (accepted for presentation, postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic)

'Analyzing linguistic variation in the 21st century: Map-drawing and language ideologies in ArcGIS', Methods XVII, Mainz, Germany, August 3-7, 2020. (accepted for presentation, postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic)                                                                                                        

with V. Burovikhina and K. Winter. 'Wer Jubiläen feiert, erinnert sich.' Annual symposium organized by Arbeitsstelle für Edition und Editionstechnik (AEET), Wangels, Germany, Feb 28., 2020.

'The Perceptual Dialectology of South Florida'. Experimental Approaches to Perception and Production of Language Variation 2019 (ExAPP), Sept. 26-28, 2019, Münster, Germany. 

'A view from the Sunshine State: Mapping perceptions and language'. Approaches to Migration, Language and Identity: Practices, Ideologies and Policies now and then 2019 (AMLI 2), Sept. 19-21, 2019, Essen, Germany.

'Of rednecks, snowbirds and Spanglish everywhere": The perceptual dialectology of Florida.' AILA-Europe Junior Researcher Meeting 2018 in Applied Linguistics, Sept. 10-11, 2018 Essen, Germany.

'Once you’re south of Orlando, you’re not in Florida anymore. - Mapping Perceptions and Language Attitudes in Florida.' Second International Conference on Sociolinguistics (ICS.2), Sept. 6-9 2018, Budapest, Hungary.

with J. Cramer. 'The impact of diversity on language regard.' New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV 46), Wisconsin, USA, Nov 4-7, 2017.

“It's so Miami!” - Language awareness and attitudes in South Florida. 2017 Ruhr PhD Forum in American Studies, Essen und Dortmund, Germany, Jan 27-28, 2017.

'Mord am Hofe. Literarische Verarbeitung der Königsmarckaffäre’ [Interpreting the case of Königsmarck in current novels].' Annual symposium organized by Arbeitsstelle für Edition und Editionstechnik (AEET), Wangels, Germany, Feb 21, 2014

Other (selected)

with D. Keatinge. 'Language Teacher Identities in intercultural learning environments', Forschungskolleg „Empirische Bildungsforschung“, Zentrum für Bildungsforschung und Lehrerbildung – PLAZ-Professional School, Universität Paderborn, July 13, 2021.

with D. Keatinge. 'Teaching Language Internationally' - Vorstellung des Lehrprojekts im Rahmen der Veranstaltungsreihe "International Tuesdays" der Universität Paderborn, June 22, 2021.

with D. Keatinge. 'Teaching language internationally - Ein Werkstattbericht zum Wissenstransfer in einem deutsch-kanadischen Lehrprojekt in der Lehrer*innenausbildung' 13. Graduiertentagung der Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften, Universität Paderborn, May, 25, 2021.

'¿Qué pasa, Florida? Mapping language ideologies and perceptions of linguistic variation in the Sunshine State', Linguistics Round Table, Essen, Feb. 5, 2020.'

'Language ideologies in the Sunshine State - Wie die Laienlinguistik uns hilft, sprachliche Diskriminierung aufzudecken.' Talk at the monthly meeting of the German-American Friends Niederrhein (DAFN e.V.), Oct. 31, 2019, Duisburg, Germany.

with A. Schemien. 'Jane the Latina Heroine? Negotiating sociolinguistic and cultural perspectives on heroism in Jane the Virgin.' Talk as part of the lecture series "We don't need another hero? Heroism in Contemporary Culture", July 3, 2018, Essen.

'How to improve students' academic writing skills. Linguistics Round Table, Essen, Jan. 18, 2017.

'A Writers' conference - Improving students' academic writing skills.' Awards ceremony for the Innovations in Teaching Award, ZfH, Essen, Sept. 1, 2016.

Projects

Ongoing:

Teaching Language Internationally: International teaching collaboration together with W. Dunn (University of Alberta, Canada) and D. Keatinge (UPB), funded by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) as part of the OWL-Alberta cooperation We CAN virtuOWL.

mittelalt & literarisch: Production of an educational podcast series “mittelalt & literarisch” on Middle High German language and medieval culture, in collaboration with G. Herchert (University of Duisburg-Essen) and K. Winter (University of Münster), funded by University of Duisburg-Essen.

Completed:

Language regard in Florida: Dissertation project on perceptual dialectology and language attitudes in Florida, USA. Sociolinguistic fieldwork which included interviews, questionnaires and perceptual data collection (2016-2019).

Academic writing in linguistics: Teaching project to develop students' abilities to compose linguistic research papers in cooperative learning environments. Awarded with Innovations in Teaching Award/Innovationspreis der Lehre 2016 (UDE).

Awards & fellowships

2020                Recognition as the best graduate of the year (Zweites Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Berufskollegs), ZfsL Gelsenkirchen

2018                Research and Teaching Fellow at the English Department at Fort Hays State University

2017                Student Travel Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

2016                Innovations in Teaching Award, University of Duisburg-Essen 

2014                Recognition as the best graduate of the year, University of Duisburg-Essen

2013                Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Florida Atlantic University 

2013                Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD 

2010                Fellowship, Federation of German-American Clubs, VDAC

Teaching

Classes taught in (Applied) Linguistics:

Teaching Language - Focus on Global Englishes

Vorbereitung/Begleitung Praxissemester BK

Teaching English in primary schools (intermediate/advanced)

Bilingualism in the US

Language in US Society

Varieties of English

Approaches to Language: Sociolinguistics & Education

Languages in Contact

Introduction to Linguistics

The English Lexicon

Morphology & Syntax

Contrastive Linguistics

Foreign language classes in English and German in various contexts (ESL/EFL/DaZ/DaF)

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