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Jakob Leimgruber : Curriculum Vitae

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https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6408-6873

Peer-reviewed articles

Hafiz, M., Hiramoto, M., Leimgruber, J. R. E., Gonzales, W. D. W., & Lim, J. J. (2024). Sociolinguistic variation in Colloquial Singapore English sia. World Englishes. https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12700
Gonzales, W. D. W., Hiramoto, M., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Lim, J. J. (2023). Is it in Colloquial Singapore English: What variation can tell us about its conventions and development. English Today, 39(4), 243–256. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266078422000141
Gonzales, W. D. W., Hiramoto, M., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Lim, J. J. (2023). The Corpus of Singapore English Messages (CoSEM). World Englishes, 42(2), 371–388. https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12534
Rüdiger, S., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Tseng, M. L. (2023). English in Taiwan: Expanding the scope of corpus-based research on East Asian Englishes. English Today, 39(2), 100–109. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266078422000062
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Al-Issa, A., Lorenz, E., & Siemund, P. (2022). Managing and Investing in Hybrid Identities in the Globalized United Arab Emirates. Journal of Language, Identity & Education, 1–18. https://doi.org/10.1080/15348458.2022.2070849
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Fernández-Mallat, V. (2021). Language attitudes and identity building in the linguistic landscape of Montreal. Open Linguistics, 7(1), 406–422. https://doi.org/10.1515/opli-2021-0021
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Lim, J. J., Gonzales, W. D. W., & Hiramoto, M. (2021). Ethnic and gender variation in the use of Colloquial Singapore English discourse particles. English Language and Linguistics, 25(3), 601–620. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1360674320000453
Siemund, P., Al‐Issa, A., & Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2021). Multilingualism and the role of English in the United Arab Emirates. World Englishes, 40(2), 191–204. https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12507
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2020). Global multilingualism, local bilingualism, official monolingualism: the linguistic landscape of Montreal’s St. Catherine Street. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 23(6), 708–723. https://doi.org/10.1080/13670050.2017.1401974
Deuber, D., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Sand, A. (2018). Singaporean internet chit chat compared to informal spoken language: Linguistic variation and indexicality in a language contact situation. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages, 33(1), 48–91. https://doi.org/10.1075/jpcl.00002.deu
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2018). Itineracy immobilised: The linguistic landscape of a Singaporean hawker centre. Linguistic Landscape, 4(2), 178–199. https://doi.org/10.1075/ll.17035.lei
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Siemund, P., & Terassa, L. (2018). Singaporean students’ language repertoires and attitudes revisited. World Englishes, 37(2), 282–306. https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12292
Vingron, N., Gullifer, J. W., Hamill, J., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Titone, D. (2017). Using eye tracking to investigate what bilinguals notice about linguistic landscape images: A preliminary study. Linguistic Landscape. An International Journal, 3(3), 226–245. https://doi.org/10.1075/ll.17014.vin
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2016). Bah in Singapore English. World Englishes, 35(1), 78–97. https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12175
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2014). Singlish as defined by young educated Chinese Singaporeans. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 2014(230). https://doi.org/10.1515/ijsl-2014-0026
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2013). The trouble with World Englishes: Rethinking the concept of ‘geographical varieties’ of English. English Today, 29(3), 3–7. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266078413000242
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2012). Singapore English: An indexical approach. World Englishes, 31(1), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-971X.2011.01743.x
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2011). Singapore English. Language and Linguistics Compass, 5(1), 47–62. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-818X.2010.00262.x
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2011). Teaching and Learning Guide for: Singapore English. Language and Linguistics Compass, 5(7), 505–508. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-818X.2011.00285.x

Monographs

Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2019). Language planning and policy in Quebec: A comparative perspective with views from Wales and Singapore. Narr.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2013). Singapore English: structure, variation, and usage. Cambridge University Press.

Edited volumes

Siemund, P., & Leimgruber, J. R. E. (Eds.). (2021). Multilingual Global Cities: Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai (1st ed.). Routledge.
Lacoste, V., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Breyer, T. (Eds.). (2014). Indexing authenticity: sociolinguistic perspectives. De Gruyter.
Ngefac, A., Zang Zang, P., Brato, T., & Leimgruber, J. R. E. (Eds.). (in print). African Englishes and Multilingualism for the Development of Postcolonial Africa. Bloomsbury.
Rüdiger, S., Leukert, S., & Leimgruber, J. R. E. (Eds.). (in print). World Englishes and social media: Platforms, variation, and meta-discourse. Bloomsbury.

Book chapters

Hiramoto, M., Gonzales, W. D. W., Leimgruber, J. R. E., Lim, J. J., & Choo, J. (2022). From Malay to Colloquial Singapore English: A case study of sentence-final particle sia. In A. Ngefac, H.-G. Wolf, & T. Hoffmann (Eds.), World Englishes and Creole languages today – Vol. 1. The Schneiderian thinking and beyond: in honour of Edgar W. Schneider (pp. 117–130). Lincom GmbH.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2022). Analysis of communication accommodation. In R. Kircher & L. Zipp (Eds.), Research Methods in Language Attitudes (pp. 66–78). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108867788.007
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Siemund, P. (2021). The multilingual ecologies of Singapore, Hong Kong, and Dubai. In P. Siemund & J. R. E. Leimgruber (Eds.), Multilingual Global Cities: Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai (pp. 1–15). Routledge.
Siemund, P., Al-Issa, A., Rahbari, S., & Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2021). Multilingualism and the role of English in the United Arab Emirates, with views from Singapore and Hong Kong. In A. Onysko (Ed.), Research Developments in World Englishes (pp. 95–120). Bloomsbury Academic.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2020). Naming practices in Singapore’s hawker centres: Echoes of itineracy. In S. Rüdiger & S. Mühleisen (Eds.), Talking about Food: The social and the global in eating communities (pp. 235–255). John Benjamins Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1075/impact.47.12lei
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Vingron, N., & Titone, D. (2020). What do people notice from real-world linguistic landscapes? A review of the literature and recommendations for future research. In S. Tufi & D. Malinowski (Eds.), Reterritorialising linguistic landscapes (pp. 16–30). Bloomsbury.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2019). Montreal’s linguistic landscape: Instances of top-down and bottom-up language planning. In M. Castillo Lluch, R. Kailuweit, & C. D. Pusch (Eds.), Linguistic landscape studies: the French connection (Vol. 15, pp. 163–175). Rombach.
Lacoste, V., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Breyer, T. (2014). Authenticity: A view from inside and outside sociolinguistics. In V. Lacoste, J. Leimgruber, & T. Breyer (Eds.), Indexing Authenticity (pp. 1–13). DE GRUYTER. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110347012.1
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Sankaran, L. (2014). Imperfectives in Singapore’s Indian community. In M. Hundt & D. Sharma (Eds.), English in the Indian Diaspora (pp. 105–130). John Benjamins Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1075/veaw.g50.06lei
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2013). The management of multilingualism in a city-state: Language policy in Singapore. In P. Siemund, I. Gogolin, M. E. Schulz, & J. Davydova (Eds.), Multilingualism and Language Diversity in Urban Areas: Acquisition, identities, space, education (Vol. 1, pp. 227–256). John Benjamins Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1075/hsld.1.12lei
Hiramoto, M., Gonzales, W. D. W., Leimgruber, J. R. E., Lim, J. J., & Hafiz, M. (accepted). Functional expansion and syntactic change in Colloquial Singapore English is it. In S. Rüdiger, S. Leukert, & J. R. E. Leimgruber (Eds.), World Englishes and social media: Platforms, variation, and meta-discourse. Bloomsbury.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (accepted). Multilingualism and global English in the linguistic landscape: View from Montreal, Singapore, and Dubai. In D. Gorter & J. Cenoz (Eds.), Handbook of Linguistic Landscapes and Multilingualism. Wiley Blackwell.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (accepted). Multilingualisms, identities, and policies in Singapore: Lessons for the transformative development of postcolonial Africa? In A. Ngefac, P. Zang Zang, T. Brato, & J. R. E. Leimgruber (Eds.), African Englishes and Multilingualism for the Development of Postcolonial Africa. Bloomsbury.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (accepted). Singapore. In R. Hickey & K. Burridge (Eds.), New Cambridge History of the English Language. Cambridge University Press.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Buschfeld, S., & Siemund, P. (accepted). Identity conceptions, linguistic repertoires, and language attitudes and use in multilingual Singapore: Developments and recent changes. In C. Biewer, H. Taubenböck, L. Lehnen, & N. Schulz (Eds.), Geolingual Studies on Urban Space: Global Identities and Local Connectedness. Edinburgh University Press.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Rüdiger, S. (accepted). Discourse-pragmatic like in East Asian Englishes: Focus on Taiwan. In P. Siemund, G. Stein, & M. Vida-Mannl (Eds.), Global English in its local multilingual ecologies. Benjamins.

Book reviews

Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2018). Review of: Ziegeler, Debra & Bao Zhiming, eds (2017) Negation and Contact: With Special Focus on Singapore English. English World-Wide, 39(3), 371–374. https://doi.org/10.1075/eww.00019.lei
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2015). Review of: Rosen, Anna. 2014. Grammatical variation and change in Jersey English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. LinguistList, 26.404. https://linguistlist.org/issues/26.404/
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2012). Review of: Chapman, Siobhan. 2006. Thinking about language: Theories of English. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. The European Legacy, 17(2), 249–282. https://doi.org/10.1080/10848770.2012.655514
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2009). Review of: Mesthrie, Rajend. (ed) 2008. Varieties of English. Volume 4: Africa, South and Southeast Asia. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. LinguistList, 20.2281. https://linguistlist.org/issues/20.2281/

Conference proceedings

Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2008). Discourse particles and the Singaporean diglossia. In A. Donakey, A. Joubert, F. Nereo, & C. Themistocleous (Eds.), Papers in Linguistics from the University of Manchester (PLUM): Proceedings from the 16th International Postgraduate Linguistics Conference, 20 April 2007 (pp. 47–59). School of Languages, Linguistics, and Cultures.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2008). English in Singapore: diglossia or continuum? In J. Angouri, K. Chatsiou, E. Papadopulou, S. N. Ranong, R. Silva, P. Tipton, & M. Vincent (Eds.), LangUE 2007: Proceedings of the 2nd Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate Conference. Department of Language and Linguistics.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2008). From post-creole continuum to diglossia: the case of Singapore English. In M. Kokkonidis (Ed.), Proceedings of LingO 2007 (pp. 149–156). Faculty of Linguistics, Philology, and Phonetics.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2007). Variation in Singapore English as reflected in aspectual constructions. In N. Hilton, R. Arscott, K. Barden, A. Krishna, S. Shah, & M. Zellers (Eds.), CamLing 2007: Proceedings of the 5th University of Cambridge Postgraduate Conference in Language Research held on 20–21 March 2007 (pp. 162–168). Institute of Language Research.

Theses

Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2018). Language planning and policy in Quebec: A comparative perspective [Habilitation thesis]. University of Freiburg.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2009). Modelling variation in Singapore English [DPhil thesis]. University of Oxford.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2005). Interviewer influence and linguistic variation in the English of twenty younger educated Singaporeans [MA thesis]. University of Fribourg.

Papers presented

Gonzales, W. D. W., Lim, J. J., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Hiramoto, M. (2022, September 15). Is it is it is a problem? The many functions of is it in Colloquial Singapore English. BICLCE9: 9th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Fernández-Mallat, V. (2021, March 26). Language attitudes and identity building in the linguistic landscape of Montreal. Sprache und Raum – Mehrsprachigkeit in der Bildungsforschung und in der Schule, Pädagogische Hochschule Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Rüdiger, S. (2021, June 7). Compiling the corpus of spoken English in Taiwan: New perspectives on East Asian Englishes. Sociolinguistics Symposium 23, University of Hong Kong.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Al-Issa, A., Lorenz, E., & Siemund, P. (2021, September 9). Language attitudes in the globalised United Arab Emirates. Language Contact in Times of Globalisation 5, University of Klagenfurt, Austria.
Hiramoto, M., Choo, J., Lim, J. J., Gonzales, W., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Lee, T. K. (2019, March 28). ‘I need you sia’: An emergence of sentence final particle sia in Colloquial Singapore English. English in Contact, Kyushu University, Japan.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Rüdiger, S. (2019, June 20). From Korea to Taiwan: Research in peripheral East Asian Englishes. 24th International Conference of the International Association of World Englishes, University of Limerick, Ireland.
Lim, J. J., Leimgruber, J. R. E., Gonzales, W. D. W., Choo, J., & Hiramoto, M. (2019, June 20). (bo)jio and its variants in Singlish WhatsApp messages. 24th International Conference of the International Association of World Englishes, University of Limerick, Ireland.
Buschfeld, S., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Siemund, P. (2019, September 26). Identity conceptions, linguistic repertoires, and language attitudes and use in multilingual Singapore: Developments and recent changes. BICLCE8: 8th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English, University of Bamberg, Germany.
Siemund, P., Al-Issa, A., Rahbari, S., & Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2019, September 26). Multilingualism and the role of English in the United Arab Emirates, with views from Singapore and Hong Kong. BICLCE8: 8th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English, University of Bamberg, Germany.
Fernández-Mallat, V., & Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2018, May 2). Approaching language attitudes through discursive readings of the linguistic landscape: A Montreal case study. X-SCAPES: 10th Linguistic Landscapes International Workshop, University of Berne, Switzerland.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Fernández-Mallat, V. (2018, July 5). Language attitudes and identity building in the linguistic landscape of Montreal. Language and Identity in Francophone Canada, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, United Kingdom.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2018, July 17). Ethnic and gender variation in the use of Colloquial Singapore English discourse particles. ISLE5: 5th Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, University College London, United Kingdom.
Vingron, N., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Titone, D. (2018, October 26). What the eyes tell us about how bilinguals visually encode linguistic landscapes. SLRF: Second Language Research Forum, Université du Québec à Montréal.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2017, March 29). Itineracy immobilised: The linguistic landscape of a Singaporean hawker centre. 9th Linguistic Landscapes International Workshop, Luxembourg.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2017, April 20). Montreal’s linguistic landscape: Instances of top-down and bottom-up language planning. 375 years of language contact in Montreal, panel at the 42nd Annual Conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies, London, United Kingdom.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2017, May 4). Language choice in Montreal’s allophone “community”: between language policy and pragmatism. Approaches to migration, language and identity, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2017, August 7). Local bilingualism and global connectedness: New Montrealers’ language repertoires and attitudes. METHODS XVI: 16th International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Tōkyō, Japan.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Lee, L., & Hiramoto, M. (2017, August 7). Workshop: Synchronic transfers in Colloquial Singapore English: Case studies based on text message data. METHODS XVI: 16th International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Tōkyō, Japan.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Xing, C. W., & Wenli, M. O. (2017, August 7). Colloquial Singapore English one and de in a corpus of WhatsApp text messages. Synchronic transfers in Colloquial Singapore English, workshop at METHODS XVI: 16th International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Tōkyō, Japan.
Titone, D., Hamill, J., Vingron, N., & Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2016, April 4). Eye movement methods to investigate text processing within real-world linguistic landscapes. 37th International LAUD Symposium, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Hamill, J., Vingron, N., & Titone, D. (2016, April 27). From the street to the laboratory: Investigating linguistic landscapes with eye tracking. 8th Linguistic Landscapes International Workshop, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Siemund, P., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Terassa, L. (2016, June 15). From multilingualism to bilingualism: social stratification and language attitudes in Singapore. 21st Sociolinguistics Symposium, University of Murcia, Spain.
Siemund, P., Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Terassa, L. (2016, September 1). From multilingualism to bilingualism: social stratification and language attitudes in Singapore. Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2016, University of Calgary, Canada.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2015, May 14). Language policies and language attitudes in Quebec. GAPS 2015: 26th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien, University of Münster, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2015, June 3). Language choice and language policy in a globalised city: English, French, and more in Montreal. The Sociolinguistics of Globalisation: (De)centering and (de)standardisation, University of Hong Kong.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2015, November 19). Attitudes towards official language(s) and policies in Quebec. Langue nationale, dialectes/langues régionales, langues des migrants, University of Freiburg.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2014, May 12). Les effets de la planification langagière sur le paysage linguistique au Québec, au pays de Galles et à Singapour. ACFAS82: 82ème Congrès de l’Association Francophone pour le Savoir, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2014, May 12). Répertoires linguistiques et attitudes langagières dans un échantillon québécois de locuteurs francophones et anglophones. Diversity and Quebec’s English-speaking communities, conference of the ACFAS82: 82ème Congrès de l’Association Francophone pour le Savoir, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2014, August 24). English language policy in multilingual polities: promotion in Singapore, demotion in Quebec, and indifference in Wales. ISLE3: 3rd Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2013, June 10). Between threat and opportunity: English and multilingual policies in Singapore, Wales, and Québec. 9th International Symposium on Bilingualism, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2013, July 22). Visualising multilingualism: Linguistic landscapes in Singapore, Wales, and Québec. 19th International Congress of Linguists, University of Geneva.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2013, November 1). Linguistic landscapes and language planning in urban settings: English in Singapore and Montreal. 37th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association, Université de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2012, March 30). Language shift in an officially multilingual city-state [Poster]. Bilingual and Multilingual Interaction, ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2012, May 9). Language policies and acquisition planning in Asia and Europe: Two case studies. English in Asia’s Languages Habitats and Europe’s Asia competence, Department of Philosophy and Humanities, Freie Universität Berlin.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2012, August 21). World Englishes and the trouble with multilingualism. 19th Sociolinguistics Symposium, Freie Universität Berlin.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2011, June 17). Singapore’s Indian community: Social, linguistic, and sociolinguistic aspects. Indian Diaspora Workshop at ISLE2: 2nd triennial conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Sankaran, L. (2011, June 17). Imperfectives in Singapore English: New evidence for ethnic varieties? [Poster]. ISLE2: 2nd triennial conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2010, March 12). Geographically defined varieties in a globalised world: The Singaporean case. SWELL 2010: Swiss Works in English Language and Linguistics, University of Berne, Switzerland.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2010, May 13). English and identity in Singapore: An indexical approach. 21st GNEL/ASNEL Conference, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2010, September 1). The heterogeneity of geographically defined World Englishes: Evidence from “Singapore English.” 18th Sociolinguistics Symposium, University of Southampton.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2010, October 22). Native English in multilingual settings. JASGIL: Joint Advanced Study Group in Linguistics, University of Basle, Switzerland.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2009, July 15). Ethnicity as a variable in Singapore English. ICLCE3: 3rd International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English, Institute of English Studies, University of London.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2008, March 7). Modelling sociolinguistic variation in Singapore English. SWELL 2008: Swiss Works in English Language and Linguistics, Department of English, University of Geneva, Switzerland.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2008, October 8). “Singlish”, “Good English”, and what’s in between: a model for sociolinguistic variation in Singapore. First Triennial Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, English Department, University of Freiburg, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2008, November 6). Sociolinguistic variation in Singapore: towards a new model. NWAV 37: New Ways of Analysing Variation, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2007, March 20). Variation in Singapore English as reflected in aspectual constructions [Poster]. CamLing 2007: 5th University of Cambridge Postgraduate Conference in Language Research, Institute of Language Research, University of Cambridge.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2007, April 20). Discourse particles and the Singaporean diglossia [Poster]. 16th International Postgraduate Linguistics Conference, Department of Linguistics, University of Manchester.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2007, July 13). English in Singapore: Diglossia or continuum? LangUE 2007: 2nd Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate Conference, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2007, September 21). From post-creole continuum to diglossia: The case of Singapore English. LingO 2007: 2nd Oxford Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics, Centre for Linguistics and Philology, University of Oxford.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2006, June 9). Diglossia in Singapore? English Graduate Conference, Faculty of English, University of Oxford.

Invited talks

Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2024, April 30). English in Singapore, Singapore(an) English(es) [Invited talk]. English World-Wide lecture, University of Bern, Switzerland.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2023, August 17). English in the Asian (Expanding) Circle [Invited talk]. Pragmatic Variation across the New Englishes, University of Münster, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2022, November 3). Multilingualisms, identities, and policies in Singapore: Lessons for the transformative development of postcolonial Africa? [Invited talk]. The transformative development of postcolonial Africa: Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2021, April 19). Anglais global·aux et local·aux en contexte plurilingue: Singapour et les Émirats Arabes Unis [Invited talk]. Séminaire de recherche, Centre de Recherche en Linguistique Appliquée, Université Lumière Lyon 2, France.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2020, August 19). The language in language policy and planning [Invited talk]. CSLS Summer School 2020, University of Berne.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2018, January 16). Singapore English through the prism of electronic communication [Invited talk]. Current approaches to World Englishes lecture, Department of English, University of Münster.
Siemund, P., & Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2018, March 14). From Singapore to Dubai: Students’ multilingual repertoires and attitudes [Invited talk]. Dean’s lecture series, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2018, April 28). Naming practices in the linguistic landscape of Singapore’s hawker food centres [Invited talk]. Talking about food: Local & global contexts, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2018, August 16). Ethnic and gender variation in the use of Colloquial Singapore English discourse particles [Invited talk]. Sociolinguistics reading group, National University of Singapore.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2017, May 23). Sociolinguistic fieldwork in extra-European settings: Lessons from Quebec and Singapore [Invited talk]. Research Colloquium, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, University of Hamburg.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2017, August 26). Sociolinguistic fieldwork in extra-European settings: Lessons from Quebec and Singapore [Invited talk]. Graduate research seminar, National University of Singapore.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., & Siemund, P. (2016, August 23). From multilingualism to bilingualism: Social stratification and language attitudes in Singapore [Invited talk]. Research Seminar, Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2015, February 20). Singapore English: Structure, variation, and usage [Invited talk]. Cycle BCL, UMR 7320: Bases, Corpus, Langage, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2015, October 5). Language policy and linguistic landscape: The English language in Quebec, Singapore, and Wales [Invited talk]. Varieties of English lecture, Department of English, University of Mannheim.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2011, August 31). Multilingual “islands”: Language variation and policy in Switzerland and Singapore [Invited talk]. Departmental Seminars in Semester 2, 2010/11, National University of Singapore.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2011, September 9). Officially quadrilingual: Multilingualism in Singapore and Switzerland [Invited talk]. Research Seminar, Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2010, March 29). The management of multilingualism in a city-state [Invited talk]. Linguistic Diversity Management in Urban Areas Research Cluster, University of Hamburg, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2007, April 5). Multilingual Singapore [Invited talk]. Bilingualism lecture series (Summer Term 2007), Department of English, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Colloquia

Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2020, January 14). Language attitudes in the globalised United Arab Emirates. Oberseminar, Department of English, University of Freiburg, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E., Siemund, P., Al-Issa, A., & Rahbari, S. (2019, October 28). Multilingualism and the role of English in the United Arab Emirates. Research colloquium, Department of English, University of Basel, Switzerland.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2017, February 9). Linguistic landscapes and eye-tracking. Oberseminar, Department of English, University of Freiburg, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2016, January 14). Language planning and language use in Montreal. Oberseminar, Department of English, University of Freiburg, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2015, January 15). Language repertoires and attitudes in Quebec: A fieldwork report. Oberseminar, Department of English, University of Freiburg, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2014, February 7). Language policy in multilingual cities: effects on the linguistic landscape of Singapore and Montreal. Colloquium series, Department of Linguistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2012, January 23). Global English in multilingual settings: A new look at (some) World Englishes. Oberseminar, Department of English, University of Freiburg, Germany.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2009, February 25). Ethnicity as a variable in Singapore English. Linguistic Circle research seminars, School of Linguistics and English Language, Bangor University, Wales.
Leimgruber, J. R. E. (2009, November 25). Modelling variation in Singapore English. Oberseminar, Department of English, University of Freiburg, Germany.