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Name: Magnus  Huber
Institution: Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
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Homepage: http://www.uni-giessen.de/anglistik/LING/Staff/huber/
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Varieties of English, Pidgin and Creole Englishes, Sociolinguistics, Dialectology, Corpus Linguistics, Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 1999
Ghanaian Pidgin English in its West African context: a sociohistorical and structural analysis. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
1999
Huber, Magnus & Parkvall, Mikael (eds.) Spreading the word. The issue of diffusion among the Atlantic Creoles. London: University of Westminster Press.
1996
“The grammaticalization of aspect markers in Ghanaian Pidgin English”. Baker, Philip & Syea, Anand (eds.) Changing meanings, changing functions. Papers related to grammaticalization in contact languages. London: University of Westminster Press, 53-70.
“Atlantic English Creoles and the Lower Guinea Coast: a case against Afrogenesis”. Huber, Magnus & Parkvall, Mikael (eds.), 81-110.
2000a
Baker, Philip and Huber, Magnus “Constructing new pronominal systems from the Atlantic to the Pacific”. Linguistics 38. Special Issue: Creoles, Pidgins, and sundry languages: Essays in honor of Pieter Seuren. Ed. Jacques Arends, 833-66.
2000b
“Restructuring in vitro? Evidence from early Krio”. Neumann-Holzschuh, Ingrid and Schneider, Edgar (eds.) Degrees of Restructuring in Creole Languages. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 275-307.
2001
Baker, Philip and Huber, Magnus “Atlantic, Pacific, and world-wide features in English-lexicon contact languages”. English World-Wide 22 (2): 157-208.
2003a
“Verbal reduplication in Ghanaian Pidgin English. Origins, forms, and functions”. Kouwenberg, Silvia (ed.) Twice as meaningful. Reduplication in Pidgins, Creoles and other Contact Languages. London: Battlebridge, 139-54.
2003b
“The corpus of English in south-east Wales and its synchronic and diachronic implications”. Tristram, Hildegard (ed.) The Celtic Englishes III: interdisciplinary approaches. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 183-200.
2004a
“The Nova Scotia–Sierra Leone connection. New evidence on an early variety of African American Vernacular English in the diaspora”. Escure, Geneviève and Schwegler, Armin (eds.) Creoles, contact, and language change. Linguistic and social implications. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 67-95.
2004b
“Ghanaian English: phonology”. Kortmann, Bernd and Edgar W. Schneider (eds.) A handbook of varieties of English. A Multimedia Reference Tool. Volume 1: Phonology. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 842-865.
2004c
“Ghanaian English: morphology and syntax” (with Kari Dako). Kortmann, Bernd and Edgar W. Schneider (eds.) A handbook of varieties of English. A Multimedia Reference Tool. Volume 2: Morphology and Syntax. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 854-865.
2004d
“Ghanaian Pidgin English: phonology”. Kortmann, Bernd and Edgar W. Schneider (eds.) A handbook of varieties of English. A Multimedia Reference Tool. Volume 1: Phonology. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 866-873.
2004e
“Ghanaian Pidgin English: morphology and syntax”. Kortmann, Bernd and Edgar W. Schneider (eds.) A handbook of varieties of English. A Multimedia Reference Tool. Volume 2: Morphology and Syntax. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 866-878.
2006
“Anglophone West Africa/Das anglophone Westafrika”. Ammon, Ulrich, Norbert Dittmar, Klaus Mattheier and Peter Trudgill (eds.) Sociolinguistics. An international handbook of the science of language and society. 2nd edition, vol. 3. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Ghanaian Pidgin English in Its West African Context
 Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives on Contact Languages
 Corpus Linguistics and Variation in English
 Corpus Linguistics and Variation in English
 The Atlas and Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Atlas and Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages
Courses Taught: Linguistic terminology
Pragmatics
English in Africa
Introduction to Lincuistics
Discourse analysis
Phonetics and Phonology
The Atlantic group of Pidgins and Creoles
Sociolinguistics
Middle Englisch
History of the Englisch language
English-lexified contact languages
Middle English: reading and structure
Varieties of English
Dialects and sociolects in the British Isles
Corpus linguistics
Social varieties of English
World Englishes
Varieties of English in America
English syntax
The morphology of English
Variation and the history of English
Varieties of English around the world (lecture)
Pidgins and Creoles
Sociolinguistic methods and description
Dialects of British and American English
Synchronic and diachronic dimensions of World Englishes (lecture)
Sociolinguistics: a practical approach
Principles and methods of historical linguistics
Sociohistorical linguistics
New approaches to the history of English (lecture)
English dialects
Diachronic lexicology
Language contact in the history of English
Pidgin and Creole Englishes, past and present (lecture)
Linguistic research seminar
Corpus linguistics and the history of English
Morphology and word-formation



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