Prof. Dr. Marion Schulte

Professorin für den Lehrstuhl Sprachwissenschaft

Room 8014

August-Bebel-Straße 28


Tel.: +49 (0)381 498-2588

Fax: +49 (0)381 498-2594

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Education, degrees and professional experience

Education, degrees and professional experience

10/2020 – 10/2021    
Postdoctoral researcher (Akademische Oberrätin auf Zeit) in English linguistics at Bielefeld University

Habilitation: Sociophonetics of Dublin English: Phonetic Realisation and Sociopragmatic Variation

02/2016 – 05/2016    
Visiting Scholar at University College Dublin, Ireland

10/2014 – 09/2020      
Postdoctoral researcher (Akademische Rätin auf Zeit) in English linguistics at Bielefeld University

PhD: The Semantics of Derivational Morphology. A Synchronic and Diachronic Investigation of the Suffixes –age and –ery in English

08/2010 – 09/2014    
Researcher (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) in English linguistics at Bielefeld University

09/2007 – 12/2007    
Exchange student at NUI Maynooth, Ireland

04/2005 – 06/2010    
1. Staatsexamen (Gymnasiallehramt) for the subjects English and Music at University of Siegen

Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Sociophonetics
  • Morphology
  • Language Contact and Change
  • Varieties of English



forthcoming. The sociophonetics of Dublin English. Phonetic Realisation and Sociopragmatic Variation. Amsterdam: Benjamins. [Habilitationsschrift, Universität Bielefeld.]

The semantics of derivational morphology. A synchronic and diachronic investigation of the suffixes –age and –ery in English. Tübingen: Narr.

Edited volumes

forthcoming. Construction of silence across disciplines. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. (with Mahshid Mayar)

Contact linguistics. 10plus1.

Migration in context. Bielefeld: Aisthesis. (with Marcus Hartner)

Chapters & Articles

forthcoming. The sociolinguistics of Dublin English. In R. Hickey (ed.), The Oxford handbook of Irish English. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

forthcoming. Sociophonetic perspectives on Irish English discourse markers: An analysis of but in Dublin English. In C. Amador-Moreno & S. Lucek (eds.), Expanding the landscapes of Irish English: Research in honour of Jeffrey Kallen. London: Routledge.

forthcoming. Language choice in a multilingual urban community: The written and spoken linguistic landscape of Windhoek. In A. Schröder (ed.), The dynamics of English in Namibia. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Early audio recordings and the development of Irish English: An analysis of /θ/ and /ð/ realisations in broadcasting data. In I. Wischer & D. Kolbe-Hanna (eds.), Focus on English linguistics: Varieties meet histories. Anglistik 32:1, 11-24.

Functions and social meanings of click sounds in Irish English. Proceedings of laughter and other non-verbal vocalisations workshop 2020, 32-35. <>

Global Englishes in the classroom – From theory to practice. In P. Schildhauer, J. Sauer & A. Schröder (eds.), Standards – margins – new horizons: Teaching language and literature in the 21st century. Praxis Forschung Lehrer*innenbildung, 26-40.(with Peter Schildhauer and Carolin Zehne)

Teaching World Englishes with films. In J. Andres, B. Rozema & A.Schröder (eds.), (Dis-)harmony: Amplifying voices in polyphone cultural productions. Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 167-183. (with Peter Schildhauer)

Positive evaluative stance and /t/ frication – a sociophonetic analysis of /t/ realisations in Dublin English. In C. Amador-Moreno & R. Hickey (eds.), Irish identities – Sociolinguistic perspectives. Berlin: de Gruyter, 84-103.

The semantic development of borrowed derivational morphology – change and stability in French-English language contact. Diachronica 36:1, 65-98.

Analogy in diachrony: The development of the suffix –manship. In A. Schröder & C. Haase (eds.), Analogy – Copy – Representation. Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 11-22.

Investigating semantic change in derivational morphology. In E. Louviot & C. Delesse (eds.), Studies in language variation and change 2. Shifts and turns in the history of English. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 38-57.

Language contact and language policy in Ireland, 10plus1, 118-130.

Islands, valleys, screens: Language contact and contact languages. 10Plus1, 1-4.

Language contact in the history of English. In M. Hartner & M. Schulte (eds.), Migration in context. Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 21-36.

Introduction. In M. Hartner & M. Schulte (eds.), Migration in context. Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 9-18. (with Marcus Hartner)

Polysemy and synonymy in derivational affixation. A case study of the English suffixes –age and –ery, Morphology 25:4, 371-390.

Accounting for affix polysemy with semantic maps. A diachronic study of  ‑age suffixation in English. In S. Augendre, G. Couasnon-Torlois, D. Lebon, C. Michard, G. Boyé & F. Montermini (eds.), Proceedings of the Décembrettes 8th international conference of morphology, 300-318. Available at