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Prof. Dr. Eeva Sippola

Faculty 10
English Studies/Romance Studies/German Studies/Linguistics English Studies/Romance Studies/German Studies/Linguistics


Affiliations | Research Topics | Cooperations | Projects | Scientific Activities | Resources


Creative Units funded by the Institutional StrategyCreative Units
» Colonial Linguistics – Language in Colonial Contexts

Affiliation to an institute
Code Indication deutsch Indication englisch Funcition Keywords deutsch Keywords englisch
IAAS  Institut für Allgemeine und Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft  Institut of General and Applied Linguistics  Member  Allgemeine und Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft; Sprachkontakt; Areallinguistik  General linguistics, Applied linguistics 
INPUTS  Institut für postkoloniale und transkulturelle Studien  Institute for postcolonial and transcultural studies  Member  Postkoloniale und transculturelle Studien, Koloniallinguistik  Postcolonial Studies, Transcultural Studies, Postcolonial Language Studies 

Affialation to a work group
Code Indication deutsch Indication englisch Faculty Keywords deutsch Keywords englisch
PLS    Postcolonial Language Studies  F10    Linguistics, postcolonial theory, language contact, language description, language endangerment, language typology, sociolinguistics, linguistic ideologies  

Research Topics
Humanities and social sciences
» Linguistics
» General and Comparative Linguistics, Typology, Non-European Languages
» Applied Linguistics, Experimental Linguistics, Computational Linguistics


Researchers with cooperation
Institution City Category Country of origin
Institute of Migration Turku Research Center abroad Finland
Aarhus University / Linguistics Aarhus University abroad Denmark
Universidad Estatal de Campinas / General Linguistics Campinas University abroad Brazil
Stockholm University / Romance languages Stockholm University abroad Sweden


Most significant projects
Code Indication deutsch Indication englisch Cooperation partners Funding sources/agencies Term
LMSHS Language maintenance and shift in heritage situations Prof. Dr. Carolin Patzelt 2017 -
NLAC-EP Nommer les lieux en Afrique contemporaine : enjeux politiques Université de Niamey, Niger; Université de Genève, Suisse 2017 - 2018
FarLa Faraway Language: Language ideologies of Finnish immigrants in Latin America Institute of Migration, Turku, Finnland University of Bremen Excellence Funds 2015 -
Wok Bung Wok Bung – German Colonialism in Papua New Guinea: Histories, Texts, Languages Prof. Dr. Kerstin Knopf, Prof. Dr. Craig Volker Internationalization Funds, University of Bremen 2015 -
CC Cognitive Creolistics Aarhus University, Linguistics Velux Foundation 2015 - 2017
LIM Language Ideologies in Music Britta Schneider (FU Berlin) & Carsten Levisen (Roskilde) Velux Foundation, University of Bremen Excellence Funds 2015 - 2017

Agencies that have funded your research during the past five years (public institutions and foundations)

Linguistics, endangered languages, language description, language contact
Area studies: Philippines, Latin America, Spain

Scientific Activities

Publications (Hyperlink)
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Most significant Publications
Language Ideologies in Music – Emergent Socialities in the Age of Transnationalism (Publisher)
Author(s)Eeva Sippola, Britta Schneider, Carsten Levisen
InLanguage & Communication
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Edited Volume/Special Edition/Periodical
Creole Studies – Phylogenetic Approaches (Publisher)
Author(s)Peter Bakker, Finn Borschenius, Carsten Levisen, Eeva Sippola
InAmsterdam: John Benjamins
Link zu VolltextLink (extern):
Edited Volume/Special Edition/Periodical
Postcolonial Language Ideologies: Writing in Chabacano
Author(s)Eeva Sippola
InIn Schmidt-Brücken, Daniel, Schuster, Susanne & Wienberg, Marina (eds.), Aspects of (Post)Colonial Linguistics. Current Perspectives and New Approaches. Selected papers of BCLL #1. DeGruyter. Colonial and Postcolonial Linguistics 9
Pages 151–176
Book Chapter
Special number on Ibero-Asian varieties (Publisher)
Author(s)Eeva Sippola, Marivic Lesho
InRevista de Crioulos de Base Lexical Portuguesa e Espanhola
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Edited Volume/Special Edition/Periodical
The sociolinguistic situations of Manila Bay Chabacano-speaking communities (Publisher)
Author(s)Marivic Lesho, Eeva Sippola
InLanguage Documentation & Conservation
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Una gramática descriptiva del chabacano de Ternate
Author(s)Eeva Sippola
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Second Ph.D. supervisor
Title of the dissertation First name Last name Sex Year Status Bezeichnung Uni
Die Typologie der Interrogativsysteme in den indigenen Sprachen Amerikas Maja Robbers weiblich Uni Bremen
The Afro-Brazilian community Kalunga: an ethnolinguistic study Ana Paulla Braga Mattos weiblich other University Aarhus University, Denmark


First habilitation reviewer
Title of the habilitation First name Last name Sex Year
A description of Michif verb derivation and morphological productivity Maria Mazzoli weiblich
Sociophonetic variation and language attitudes in Philippine English Marivic Lesho weiblich
Male feminists, straight homo-lobbyists, and female agents of patriarchy: strategies of constructing femininity, masculinity and sexual identity in German, Latvian and Polish social media discourses Joanna Chojnicka weiblich

Conferences organized by you during the past five years

Titel Year Hyperlink
Linguistisches Kolloquium: "Hispanization" 2017 Link (extern): 
Third Bremen Conference on Language and Literature in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts (BCLL #3) 2016 Link (extern): 
Linguistisches Kolloquium: New Varieties in the Americas 2016 Link (extern): 
Tenth Creolistics Workshop 2015 Link (extern): 

Visiting Scientists
Name Term Institution of origin Country of origin
Dr. Danae Perez WS 2016 - SS 2017 Universität Zürich Switzerland
Prof. Dr. Craig Volker SS 2017 James Cook University Australia
Prof. Dr. Craig Volker SS 2016 Divine Word University / James Cook University Papua New Guinea




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