Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies
Prof. Dr. Anne Schröder
Anne Schröder holds the chair for English linguistics at Bielefeld University, Germany. She studied English and French at the universities of Caen, France, Bristol, UK and Freiburg i. Br., Germany, where she received her PhD in English linguistics. She has worked as Assistant Professor at Martin Luther University Halle and as lecturer at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany.
Her research interests include varieties of English around the world, with a focus on Cameroon Pidgin English, Tense and Aspect, and morphological productivity. Her publications include Status, Functions, and Prospects of Pidgin English. An Empirical Approach to Language Dynamics in Cameroon (2003), On the Productivity of Verbal Prefixation in English (2011), the edition of Crossing Borders. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Africa (2004), Codifications, Canons and Curricula (2012), Analogy, Copy and Representation (2018) and various articles on similar topics. Her most recent research focusses on various aspects of English in Namibia.