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Map of the 1858 Atlantic Cable route Show image information
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Transatlantikdampfer "Berengaria" (1920); Route: Liverpool-New York-Liverpool. Show image information
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Map of the 1858 Atlantic Cable route

Photo: Von Unbekannt - Howe's Adventures & Achievements of Americans; en:Image:Atlantic_cable_Map.jpg, Gemeinfrei, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=622111

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

Contact
Biography
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Dr. Katharina von Elbwart

Didaktik > Didaktik - Bereich Prof. Hohwiller

Academic Councillor

Phone:
+49 5251 60-2861
Office:
J4.204
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Please contact me via email: katharina.elbwart@uni-paderborn.de

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

Akademische Rätin (auf Probe), Universität Paderborn

Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Department of English and American Studies

10/2020

2. Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Berufskollegs, ZfsL Gelsenkirchen

English & German

05/2019 - 10/2020

Vorbereitungsdienst für das Lehramt an Berufskollegs, Hans-Böckler-Berufskolleg Marl

English & German

09/2019

Promotion (Dr. phil), Universität Duisburg-Essen

Linguistics

04/2014 - 04/2019

wiss. MA, Universität Duisburg-Essen

General Linguistics & Varieties of English, Department of Anglophone Studies

2018

Visiting scholar, Fort Hays State University, KS, USA

Linguistics, Department of English

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

1. Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Berufskollegs, Universität Duisburg-Essen

English, German & Economics

2010 - 2011

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Florida Atlantic University, FL, USA

Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature

Publications

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

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., (forthc., 2021). “Speaking Singlish - A legacy of Singapore's colonialism? The role of language policies, history and education in the emergence of Global Englishes”. In: Praxis English 4/2021.

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., 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, 13-35.

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

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. Duisburg: Univ.-Verl. Rhein-Ruhr, 91-104.

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

MEDIA

von Elbwart, K., Herchert, G., Winter, K. (2020). mittelalt und literarisch. Podcast on medieval literature and language. Universität Duisburg-Essen. URL - 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. URL - lehrwerkstatt.zhqe.uni-due.de.

Talks

'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. (invited talk)

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

'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. (accepted)

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. (accepted)

'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)*

'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)*

‘Variationist Dialectology’: Studying Perceptual Dialectology in Florida, International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE 6), Joensuu, Finland, June 3-6. (accepted for presentation)*                                                                                                             * postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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.

'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.

'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 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.

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

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

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

'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

Education

2020                Certified Teacher Status (Zweites Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Berufskollegs), ZfsL Gelsenkirchen

2019                Ph.D. Linguistics, UDE, Germany

2014                M.A. Linguistics, Florida Atlantic University, USA

2013                Teaching Degree for Secondary Schools in English, German (Erstes Staatsexamen), UDE

2004                High School Graduation (Allgemeine Hochschulreife), Josef-König-Gymnasium, Haltern am See, Germany

Additional qualifications

2016                Certificate in Academic Instruction (Hochschuldidaktikzertifikat NRW), University of Duisburg-Essen

2015                German as a Second/Foreign Language Studies (DaF/DaZ Zertifikat), BAMF

2011                Teaching English as a Second Language Studies (ESL & TESL Certificate), Florida Atlantic University, USA

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                                            

Vorbereitung Praxissemester BK                     

Teaching English in primary schools (intermediate)       

Teaching English in primary schools (advanced)                

Languages in Contact

Morphology & Syntax 

Language in US Society

Varieties of English

Introduction to Linguistics

Approaches to Language: Sociolinguistics & Education

The English Lexicon                                                     

Bilingualism in the US                               

Contrastive Linguistics

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