Research at the Department of English

Here, you can find an overview of all research projects and recent publications from all reserachers at the English Department. Further information on research can be found on individual pages of staff members.

Research Projects

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Linguistic and cognitive resources of multilingualism in English acquisition in primary school

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Borrowing of Argument Structure in Contact Situations



Emerging Grammars in Language Contact Situations: A Comparative Approach. Teilprojekt P5: Clause Structure in Heritage German

Mannheim Papers in Multilingualism, Acquisition, and Change (AIV)

The online-journal Mannheim Papers in Multilingualism, Acquisition, and Change publishes working papers from our research projects as well as excellent theses from our students

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Quantified Self (A III)

Probing the Limits of the Quantified Self

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Language Mixing in Medieval England (A IV)

Historical documents as a touchstone for modern code-switching models

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LinguaPix (A I)

A crowdsourcing mega-study developing a database of picture naming norms

Signet: Motiv vom Hals der Qinochoe des ‚Mannheimer Malers‘ (Reissmuseum Mannheim, Mitte des 5. Jh. v. Chr.)

Mannheimer Beiträge zur Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft

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Multilingual Classroom (A I)

Teacher training: teaching and learning in a multilingual classroom.

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MA-eye-LAB (A I)

Visit the pages of our psycholinguistic research lab

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Mannheim Center for Empirical Multilingualism Research

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Linguistic Creativity (A I)

Exploration of Linguistic Creativity in Multilingual Speakers


Department of English (since 2015)