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Publikationen/ Publications

Schneider, Britta. 2020. “Was ist richtige Sprache in digitaler Gesellschaft? Von der Gutenberg zur Alexa Galaxie.“ Beitrag auf dem Blog des Humboldt Instituts für Internet und Gesellschaft (HIIG)
Heyd, Theresa & Britta Schneider. 2019. The Sociolinguistics of Late Modern Publics. Special Issue in Journal of Sociolinguistics.

Heyd, Theresa, Ferdinand von Mengden & Britta Schneider (eds.) 2019. The Sociolinguistic Economy of Berlin. Berlin: de Gruyter.
Bildschirmfoto 2019-10-30 um 17.50.40 ©De Gruyter

Borchmann, Simon, Carsten Levisen & Britta Schneider (eds.). 2019. Biases in Linguistics. Special Issue in Language Sciences 76.


  • Schneider, Britta (submitted habilitation thesis). Liquid Languages. Polymorphous Acts of Identity and the Fluidity of Language Categories in Linguistically Complex Belize
  • Schneider, Britta. 2014. Salsa, Language and Transnationalism. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Edited Volumes

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Saraceni, Mario, Britta Schneider und Christine Bélanger. (in preparation). "‘Brexit’ and the postnational dimension of English in Europe." In: Kirkpatrick, Andy (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes. London: Routledge.
  • Schneider, Britta and Ferdinand von Mengden. (in preparation). “Modern linguistics – a case of methodological nationalism? Historical perspectives on national discourse and ideologies of monolingualism in epistemes of linguistics.” In: Hamans, Camiel and Hans Henrich Hock (eds.). Language, History, Ideology. The Use and Misuse of Historical-Comparative Linguistics.
  • Schneider, Britta. (to appear) "English vs. Kriol vs. Spanish – The contested role of colonial language ideologies in multilingual Belize." In: Knopf, Kerstin, Marivic Lesho and Eeva Sippola (eds.) Postcolonial Knowledges. Heidelberg: Heidelberg UP.
  • Schneider, Britta (in press). "Language in transnational communities of consumption – indexical functions of English in Third-Wave Coffee Culture." In: Rüdiger, Sofia & Susanne Mühleisen (eds.). Talking about Food – The Social and the Global in Eating Communities. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  • Schneider, Britta (in press). "Spanish in the face of Kriol prestige – language ideological observations on the role of Spanish in Belize." In: Leung, Glenda-Alicia, Miki Loschky & Harald Leusmann (eds.) When Creole and Spanish Collide: Language and Cultural Contact in the Caribbean. Leiden/Bosten: Brill.
  • Schneider, Britta, Theresa Heyd and Ferdinand von Mengden. 2019. "The sociolinguistic economy of Berlin. Cosmopolitan studies of language, diversity and social space." In: Heyd, Theresa, Ferdinand von Mengden & Britta Schneider (eds.) The Sociolinguistic Economy of Berlin. Berlin: de Gruyter.
  • Heyd, Theresa & Britta Schneider. 2019. Anglophone communities in Germany: the case of Berlin. In: Hickey, Raymond (ed.) English in the German-Speaking World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Schneider, Britta. 2017. "Community and language in transnational music styles. Symbolic meanings of Spanish in Salsa and Reggaeton." In: Mühleisen, Susanne (ed.). Contested Communities. (Series: Cross/Cultures. Readings in Post/Colonial Literatures and Cultures in English). Leiden/Boston: Brill. 239-260. 
  • Schneider, Britta. 2017. “Language choices in Belizean literature: the politics of language in transnational Caribbean space.” In: Gilmour, Rachael and Tamar Steinitz (eds.). Multilingual Currents in Literature, Translation and Culture. London: Routledge. 106-131.
  • Schneider, Britta. 2017. “‘It’s Kriol they’re speaking!’ – Constructing language boundaries in multilingual and ethnically complex communities.” In: Elmiger, Daniel et al. (eds.) Bulletin VALS-ASLA: Bulletin suisse de linguistique appliquée. Neuchâtel : Institut de Linguistique de l’Université de Neuchâtel. 
  • Schneider, Britta. 2016. “Languages of migrants.” In: Wiesand, Andreas J., Kalliopi Chainoglou, Anna Śledzińska-Simon and Yvonne Donders (eds.). Culture and Human Rights – The Wroclaw Commentaries. Berlin: de Gruyter. 216-217.
  • Schneider, Britta. 2016. “Language ideologies beyond ethnicity – observing popular music styles and their potential relevance for understanding processes of endangerment.” In: Pütz, Martin and Neele Mundt (ed.). Endangered Languages in Context: Social, Educational and Developmental Perspectives. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 133-156.
  • Schneider, Britta. 2014. “‘Oh boy, ¿hablas español?’ – Salsa and the multiple value of authenticity in late capitalism.” In: Lacoste, Véronique, Leimgruber, Jakob and Thiemo Breyer (eds.). Indexing Authenticity: Sociolinguistic Perspectives. FRIAS Linguae & Litterae series. Berlin: de Gruyter. 113-135.


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