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Dr. Sofia Rüdiger Dr. Sofia Rüdiger
Dr. Sofia Rüdiger

Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Englische Sprachwissenschaft


CV

Academic Career

since 2018

Akademische Rätin a.Z. at the Chair of English Linguistics (Prof. Dr. Susanne Mühleisen), University of Bayreuth

February - May 2022
Visiting Scholar at Department of Languages, University of Helsinki, Finland (funded by Fritz Thyssen Foundation)
October 2019Visiting Researcher, Fu Jen University, Taiwan (funded by DFG)
February - March 2018

Visiting Scholar at English Seminar, University of Basel, Switzerland (invited by Prof. Dr. Miriam Locher)

2012 - 2018

Research Assistant at the Chair of English Linguistics (Prof. Dr. Susanne Mühleisen), University of Bayreuth


Education

April 2012 - November 2017Phd, Chair of English Linguistics (Prof. Dr. Susanne Mühleisen), University of Bayreuth

"Characterizing the Spoken Korean English Repertoire: Morpho-Syntactic Patterns of Korean(ized) English" (summa cum laude)

Submitted: March 30, 2017;

 Defended: November 17, 2017

February - August 2011

Exchange student, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea

October 2009 - March 2012

MA Intercultural Anglophone Studies, University of Bayreuth

MA thesis: “English Loanwords in Korean”

August 2007 - March 2008

Exchange student, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea

October 2005 - April 2010

BA English Language & Literature (Anglistik) and Applied Computer Science

BA thesis: “Politeness through Honorifics: A Study of Speech Levels among Korean Students in Bayreuth (Germany) and Korea”

Guest Lectures, Invited Talks & Keynotes

2022

  • "Challenges and Opportunities in Investigating East Asian Englishes - The Case of South Korea" (invited talk), June 28, University of Regensburg, Germany, invited by Prof. Dr. Jakob Leimgruber.
  • "Like 'a Hungry Man with a Mutton Chop on the Gridiron': Investigating Indirect Complaints in ARCHER" (invited talk), May 6, Research Unit for the Study of Variation, Contacts and Change in English (VARIENG), University of Helsinki, Finland.
  • "Of K-Pop and Mukbang: Transnational K-Phenomena and Linguistic Interactions" (invited talk), May 2, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland, invited by Dr. Heli Paulasto.
  • "Delicious Meals and Conversations: Food and Language in YouTube Eating Shows" (keynote), April 29, Pagpaambit - Tales Around the Table: Food in Linguistics and Literature, Cebu Technological University, the Philippines (conducted virtually).

2021

  • "Intimate Consumptions - Food and Language in YouTube Eating Shows" (invited talk), November 24, Tampere University, Finland, invited by A/Prof. Dr. Daria Dayter (conducted virtually).
  • "Online Discourse of the Speed Seduction Community" (invited talk, with Daria Dayter), October 14, Tilburg University, the Netherlands, invited by A/Prof. Dr. Tom Van Hout (conducted virtually).
  • "Exploring the Online Seduction Industry – Methodological and Ethical Aspects" (invited workshop, with Daria Dayter), July 18, #GenderChallenge - Exploring Gender Identities Online, University of Greifswald & University of Konstanz (conducted virtually).
  • "Pick-up Artists' Conversations with Women: Power Asymmetry and Forced Engagement" (invited talk, with Daria Dayter), June 15, LIP (Language, Ideology and Power) Research Group Meeting, Lancaster University, UK (conducted virtually).
  • "Online Research Ethics Revisited - Dealing with Digital Data in Linguistics" (invited talk), April 28, Research Colloquium of the Chairs of English and American Studies, TU Dortmund, Germany (conducted virtually), invited by Prof. Dr. Patricia Ronan.
  • "What’s in a Name? Korean(ized) English(es) and the World Englishes Paradigm" (invited talk), April 14, KoHL/(Korean Heritage Language) Research Group Roundtable, University of California Irvine (UCI), USA (conducted virtually).

2020

  • "Eating for Your Pleasure – Exploring the Genre of Eating Shows" (keynote), May 22, 67. Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaft, University of Bayreuth, Germany (conducted virtually).

2019

  • "Travel Around the World with English – An Introduction to World Englishes" (guest lecture), October 9, Fu Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan, invited by Prof. Dr. Yun-Pi Yuan.
  • "World Englishes Research Goes East Asia – South Korea and Taiwan" (guest lecture), October 7, Fu Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan, invited by Prof. Dr. Yun-Pi Yuan.
  • "From English in Korea to Eating Shows on YouTube - My Life as a Linguist" (guest lecture), October 3, Fu Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan, invited by Prof. Dr. Ming-i Lydia Tseng.
  • "Corpus Compilation for World Englishes" (invited workshop), October 2, Fu Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan, invited by the Department of English Language and Literature.
  • "Using English in Korea - K-Pop, English Fever, and Konglish" (guest lecture), January 23, Linguistische Werkstatt, University of Bamberg, Germany, invited by Dr. Valentin Werner.

2018

  • "Modelling World Englishes: A Case Study of South Korea" (guest lecture), June 11, University of Regensburg, Germany, invited by Dr. Sarah Buschfeld and Prof. Dr. Edgar Schneider.
  • "More Than Just K-Pop: Forms and Functions of English in South Korea" (guest lecture), March 6, University of Basel, Switzerland, invited by Prof. Dr. Miriam Locher.

2017

  • "Language Contact in South Korea: Keuriseumaseu Keikeu, Karol, and Teuri (with Best Wishes from Santa Harabeoji)" (guest lecture), December 20, LMU Munich, Germany, invited by Prof. Dr. Stephanie Hackert.
  • "More Than Meets the Eye: English in South Korea" (guest lecture), December 1, TU Dresden, Germany, invited by Dr. Sven Leuckert, 1 December.
  • "Language Contact in Outer Space: Code-Switching on Firefly" and "The Korean Writing System" (guest lectures), November 29, TU Dresden, Germany, invited by Prof. Dr. Claudia Lange.

2016

  • "Spoken English in South Korea: A Corpus-Based Investigation" (guest lecture), February 23, University of Oxford, Hertford College, UK, invited by Dr. Jieun Kiaer.

2015

  • "Meri Keuriseumaseu and Santa Harabeoji: English in South Korea" (Christmas lecture), December 17, University of Bayreuth, Germany, invited by faculty student council (Fachschaft).

2013

  • "English in Korea" (guest lecture), May 3, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Medellin, Columbia, invited by Dr. Raúl Mora (conducted virtually).

Presentations at Conferences

2022

  • "Pick-Up Artist Guru, Dating Coach, or Flirting Mentor – The Discursive Construction of Expert Identities in the Seduction Industry" (with Daria Dayter), August 26-28, 6th Corpora & Discourse International Conference (CADS), Bertinoro, Italy.

2021

  • "Communicating Taste and Constructing Food Reviewer Identities in Korean and American Mukbang" (with Hanwool Choe), August 15-20, AILA 2021, Groningen, The Netherlands / Online.
  • "Historical Approaches to Indirect Complaints and Indirect Complaint Responses", June 27-July 2, 17th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA), Winterthur, Switzerland / Online.
  • "Constructing Authenticity in Seduction 'Guru Discourse'" (with Daria Dayter), June 27-July 2, 17th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA), Winterthur, Switzerland / Online.
  • "Compiling the Corpus of Spoken English in Taiwan" (with Jakob Leimgruber), June 10, Sociolinguistics Symposium 23, Hong Kong / Online.
  • "Asian Varieties of English on YouTube" (with Sven Leuckert), June 2, ISLE 6, Joensuu, Finland / Online.
  • "Atrocious Quotes - Researching Pick-Up Artists and the Seduction Industry" (with Daria Dayter), May 14, BAAL Language & New Media SIG Annual Seminar - Dealing with Distressing Data, Cardiff, UK / Online.

2020

  • "Persuasive Language and the Discourse of Seduction Gurus" (with Daria Dayter), November 20-21, Influence, Manipulation & Seduction - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Persuasive Language, Basel, Switzerland / Online.
  • "Chewing, Swallowing, and Enjoying Your Food: Eating as Entertainment for Others" (data session), January 30-31, Facial Gestures in Interaction, Bayreuth, Germany.

2019

  • "Fresh Science, Science Buffs, and Exclusive Science Classes - A Discourse Analysis of Travel Advertising in a Popular Science Magazine", September 26-28, 8th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (BICLCE), Bamberg, Germany.
  • "Digital Food Talk: Blurring Immediacy and Distance in YouTube Eating Shows", September 22-25, Anglistentag 2019, Leipzig, Germany.
  • "Doing a Dinner Conversation…By Yourself – The Performance of Informality in YouTube Eating Shows", June 9-14, 16th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA), Hong Kong.
  • "Eating Shows on YouTube as Digital Artifacts: Food Discourses Online", February 12-14, Ethnography with a Twist, Jyväskylä, Finland. (poster; funded by WiN-UBT).

2018

  • "Iceberg Ahead: Self-Praise in Online and Offline Discourse" (presentation; with Daria Dayter), September 6-8, Second International Conference on Sociolinguistics (ICS2), Budapest, Hungary.
  • "'Lots of Alcohol They Have' - Information Packaging Constructions in Spoken Korean(ized) English" (presentation; with Sven Leuckert), July 17-20, ISLE 5, London, UK.
  • "In like South Korea: The Use of Like in Korean English Speech" at ICAME 39, Tampere, Finland, May 30-June 3. (presentation; funded by Stabsabteilung Chancengleichheit - Gleichstellungsmittel)
  • "Dinner for One: The Use of Language in Eating Shows on YouTube" at Talking about Food - Local & Global Contexts, Bayreuth, Germany, 27-28 April 2018. (presentation)

2017

  • "Designing SKATE: Investigating South Korean Attitudes Towards English" at ISLE Summer School - Variation in World Englishes: Advanced Issues in Theory and Methodology, Regensburg, Germany, 4-7 October 2017. (presentation)
  • "Fantastic Variants and Where to Find Them: A Descriptive Account of the English Spoken by Koreans" at 7th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (7BICLCE2017), Vigo, Spain, 28-30 September 2017. (presentation; funded by German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD)
  • "Non-Canonical Syntax in Spoken Korean(ized) English" at NoCaSynE - New Perspectives on Non-Canonical Syntax in English, Dresden, Germany, 1-3 September 2017. (presentation; with Sven Leuckert)
  • "Killer Hugs, Mad Skills and No One Trick Ponies: Self-Presentation on Pick-up Artists' Online Forums" at 15th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA), Belfast, Northern Ireland, 16-21 July 2017. (presentation; with Daria Dayter; funded by Stabsabteilung Chancengleichheit - Gleichstellungsmittel)
  • "Acceptable Variants, Uneducated Usage and Markers of Deficiency - Language Variation in the Field of World Englishes" at Dynamik - Variation - System, Münster, Germany, 2-4 June 2017. (presentation)
  • "Preposition Overload? Examining the Use of Prepositions by Korean Speakers of English" at ICAME 38 - Corpus et Orbis: Interpreting the World through Corpora, Prague, Czech Republic, 24-28 May 2017. (presentation)

2016

  • "Morpho-Syntactic Patterns of Spoken English in an Expanding Circle Context" at ISLE 4 - English in a Multilingual World: Challenges and Perspectives, Poznan, Poland, 18-21 September 2016. (presentation; funded by University of Bayreuth Graduate School )
  • "Spoken English in Korea" at Language and Space Summer School, Kloster Kappel, Switzerland, 04-09 September 2016. (pecha kucha presentation; funded by Stabsabteilung Chancengleichheit - Gleichstellungsmittel)
  • "Online Reports of Seduction - When Your Informants Don't Trust You" at Social Media & Society, London, UK, 11-13 July 2016. (poster; with Daria Dayter)
  • "Spoken Korean English - The Morpho-Syntactic Dimension" at Sociolinguistics Symposium 21, Murcia, Spain, 15-18 June 2016. (presentation; funded by German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD)

2015

  • "Cuppa Coffee? Challenges and opportunities of compiling a conversational English corpus in an Expanding Circle setting" at MaLT (Methods and Linguistics Theories), Bamberg, Germany, 27-28 November 2015. (presentation)
  • "Many Friend and A Lot of Thing: The Reduction of Plural Redundancy in Spoken Korean English" at IAWE 2015 - World Englishes: Bridging Cultures and Contexts, Istanbul, Turkey, 8-10 October 2015. (presentation)
  • "Language in an Online Community of Pick-up Artists: Reconstructing Experience" at The Ethics of Online Research Methods (BAAL Language and New Media SIG Workshop), Cardiff, UK, 16-17 April 2015. (presentation; with Daria Dayter) 

2014

  • "Konglish - What it is and what it isn't" at IAWE 2014 - Asian Contexts and World Englishes, Delhi, India, 18-20 December 2014. (presentation; funded by German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD)
  • "Compiling the Corpus of Spoken Korean English" at Forum Junge Englische Linguistik (FJUEL), Bamberg, Germany, 26 September 2014. (presentation)
  • "Explaining Emerging Patterns: A Corpus-Based Study of the Koreanization of English" at ISLE 3 - Building Bridges: Inter- and Intradisciplinary Research, Zurich, Switzerland, 24-27 August 2014. (poster; recipient of an ISLE travel bursary)

2013

  • "Emerging Patterns of Korean English" at IAWE 2013 - World Englishes in the Multilingual World, Tempe, Arizona, USA, 16-18 November 2013. (presentation; funded by University of Bayreuth Graduate School)
  • "Emerging Patterns of Spoken Korean English" at Forum Junge Englische Linguistik (FJUEL), Regensburg, Germany, 20 September 2013. (presentation)
  • "Speak your mind but watch your mouth: complaints in CouchSurfing references" at Facework and Social Media, Hildesheim, Germany, 23-25 May 2013. (presentation; with Daria Dayter)
  • "Spoken Korean English or English as Spoken in Korea?" at ISLE Spring School - Englishes in a Multilingual World: New Dynamics of Variation, Contact and Change, Freiburg, Germany, 15-19 April 2013. (poster and presentation)

2012

  • "English Loanwords in Korean: Using English Words Is Cool?" at IAWE 2012 - World Englishes: Contexts, Challenges and Opportunities, Hong Kong / Guangzhou, China, 06-09 December 2012. (presentation)
  • "English in Korea: Nativized Variety or Learners’ English?” at Forum Junge Englische Linguistik (FJUEL), Augsburg, Germany, 28 September 2012. (presentation)
  • "Welkum to Cheezeland: Linguistic Features of lolspeak and its Relation to Attitudes and Identity” at Language and Social Media - New Challenges for Research and Teaching Linguistics (BAAL/CUP), Leicester, UK, 26-27 April 2012. (poster)
Dr. Sofia Rüdiger

Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Englische Sprachwissenschaft


  • World Englishes and Variational Linguistics with a particular focus on Asian Englishes, English in South Korea, English as a Lingua Franca (ELF)
  • Pragmatics, Complaints and Complaint Responses, Historical Pragmatics, Experimental Pragmatics, Persuasive Language
  • Sociolinguistics, Multilingualism, Language Contact, Code-Switching, Lexical Borrowing
  • Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC)
  • Syntax and Morphology, Non-Canonical Syntax
  • Corpus Linguistics, Spoken Language Corpora, Corpus Construction
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Language and Food, Linguistic & Digital Ethnography
Dr. Sofia Rüdiger

Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Englische Sprachwissenschaft


Publikationen

2022

Formality and Informality in Online Performances
Hrsg.: Rüdiger, Sofia; Mühleisen, Susanne
Internet Pragmatics
2022. - 195 S.
https://benjamins.com/catalog/ip.5.1

2022

Dayter, Daria; Rüdiger, Sofia
The Language of Pick-Up Artists : Online Discourses of the Seduction Industry
London ; New York : Routledge, 2022. - 226 S. . - (Routledge Research in Language and Communication)

Rüdiger, Sofia; Leimgruber, Jakob R. E.; Tseng, Ming–I Lydia
English in Taiwan : Expanding the scope of corpus-based research on East Asian Englishes
In: English Today (2022) . - S. 1-10
doi:10.15495/EPub_UBT_00006744 ...

Rüdiger, Sofia
Intimate consumptions : YouTube eating shows and the performance of informality
In: Internet Pragmatics Bd. 5 (2022) Heft 1. - S. 115-142
doi:10.1075/ip.00070.rud ...

Rüdiger, Sofia; Mühleisen, Susanne
Introduction: Formality and informality in online performances
In: Internet Pragmatics Bd. 5 (2022) Heft 1. - S. 1-11
doi:10.1075/ip.5.1 ...

2021

Rüdiger, Sofia
Rezension von: Andreas H. Jucker: Politeness in the History of English : From the Middle Ages to the Present D ...
In: Discourse Studies Bd. 23 (2021) Heft 2. - S. 231-233
doi:10.1177/1461445621994345 ...

Rüdiger, Sofia
Digital Food Talk : Blurring Immediacy and Distance in YouTube Eating Shows
In: Anglistik Bd. 32 (2021) Heft 2. - S. 111-130
doi:10.33675/ANGL/2021/2/9 ...

2021

Discourse Markers and World Englishes
Hrsg.: Leuckert, Sven; Rüdiger, Sofia
World Englishes
2021

Leuckert, Sven; Rüdiger, Sofia
Discourse markers and world Englishes
In: World Englishes Bd. 40 (2021) Heft 4. - S. 482-487
doi:10.1111/weng.12535 ...

Rüdiger, Sofia
Like in Korean English speech
In: World Englishes Bd. 40 (2021) Heft 4. - S. 548-561
doi:10.1111/weng.12540 ...

Rüdiger, Sofia
Non-Postcolonial Englishes in East Asia : Focus on Korean Popular Music
Bloomsbury World Englishes. Volume 1. Paradigms
London : Bloomsbury, 2021. - S. 207-223
doi:10.5040/9781350065833.0021 ...

2020

Corpus Approaches to Social Media
Hrsg.: Rüdiger, Sofia; Dayter, Daria
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2020. - 210 S. . - (Studies in Corpus Linguistics; 98)
doi:10.1075/scl.98 ...

Rüdiger, Sofia
Dinner for One : The Use of Language in Eating Shows on YouTube
Talking about Food : The Social and the Global in Eating Communities
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, 2020. - S. 145-165 . - (IMPACT; 47)
doi:10.1075/impact.47.08rud ...

Rüdiger, Sofia
English in South Korea : Applying the EIF Model
Modelling World Englishes : A Joint Approach towards Postcolonial and Non-Postcolonial Varieties
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2020. - S. 154-178

Mühleisen, Susanne; Rüdiger, Sofia
Introduction : Food and Talk in Social Life
Talking about Food : The Social and the Global in Eating Communities
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, 2020. - S. 1-11 . - (IMPACT; 47)
doi:10.1075/impact.47.01muh ...

Rüdiger, Sofia; Dayter, Daria
Introduction: The Expanding Landscape of Corpus-based Studies of Social Media Language
Corpus Approaches to Social Media
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2020. - S. 1-12 . - (Studies in Corpus Linguistics; 98)
doi:10.1075/scl.98.int ...

Rüdiger, Sofia; Dayter, Daria
Manbragging online : Self-praise on pick-up artists' forums
In: Journal of Pragmatics Bd. 161 (2020) . - S. 16-27
doi:10.1016/j.pragma.2020.02.012 ...

Leuckert, Sven; Rüdiger, Sofia
Non-canonical syntax in an Expanding Circle variety : Fronting in spoken Korean(ized) English
In: English World-Wide Bd. 41 (2020) Heft 1. - S. 33-58
doi:10.1075/eww.00039.leu ...

2020

Talking about Food : The Social and the Global in Eating Communities
Hrsg.: Rüdiger, Sofia; Mühleisen, Susanne
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, 2020. - 284 S. . - (IMPACT; 47)
doi:10.1075/impact.47 ...

Dayter, Daria; Rüdiger, Sofia
Talking about Women : Elicitation, Manual Tagging, and Semantic Tagging in a Study of Pick-up A ...
Corpus Approaches to Social Media
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2020. - S. 63-86 . - (Studies in Corpus Linguistics; 98)
doi:10.1075/scl.98.03day ...

2019

Dayter, Daria; Rüdiger, Sofia
In Other Words : "The Language of Attraction" Used by Pick-up Artists
In: English Today Bd. 35 (2019) Heft 2. - S. 13-19
doi:10.1017/S026607841800007X ...

Rüdiger, Sofia; Dayter, Daria
The Language of Pick-up Artists
In: Babel : the Language Magazine (2019) Heft 27. - S. 16-20

2019

Rüdiger, Sofia
Morpho-Syntactic Patterns in Spoken Korean English
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, 2019. - XVI, 228 S. . - (Varieties of English around the World; G62)

2018

Rüdiger, Sofia
Mixed Feelings : Attitudes towards English loanwords and their use in South Korea
In: Open Linguistics Bd. 4 (2018) Heft 1. - S. 184-198
doi:10.1515/opli-2018-0010 ...

2017

Rüdiger, Sofia; Dayter, Daria
The Ethics of Researching Unlikeable Subjects: Language in an Online Community
In: Applied Linguistics Review Bd. 8 (2017) Heft 2/3. - S. 251-269
doi:10.1515/applirev-2016-1038 ...

Rüdiger, Sofia
Spoken English in Korea : An Expanding Circle English Revisited
Korean Englishes in Transnational Contexts
Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017. - S. 75-92
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-59788-1_4 ...

2016

Rüdiger, Sofia
Cuppa Coffee? : Challenges and Opportunities of Compiling a Conversational English Corpus in an ...
A Blend of MaLT : Selected Contributions from the Methods and Linguistic Theories Symposium 2015
Bamberg : University of Bamberg Press, 2016. - S. 49-71 . - (Bamberger Beiträge zur Linguistik; 15)

Dayter, Daria; Rüdiger, Sofia
Reporting from the Field : The Narrative Reconstruction of Experience in Pick-up Artist Online ...
In: Open Linguistics Bd. 2 (2016) Heft 1. - S. 337-351
doi:10.1515/opli-2016-0016 ...

2014

Rüdiger, Sofia
The Nativization of English in the Korean Context : Uncharted Territory for World Englishes : I ...
In: English Today Bd. 30 (2014) Heft 4. - S. 11-14
doi:10.1017/S0266078414000340 ...

Dayter, Daria; Rüdiger, Sofia
Speak Your Mind, but Watch Your Mouth : Complaints in CouchSurfing References
Face Work and Social Media
Zürich ; Berlin : LIT, 2014. - S. 193-212 . - (Hildesheimer Beiträge zur Medienforschung; 2)

Dr. Sofia Rüdiger

Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Englische Sprachwissenschaft


Dr. Sofia Rüdiger
Akademische Rätin a.Z.

Lehrstuhl für Englische Sprachwissenschaft
Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Universitätsstr. 30
Gebäude: GW I
Raum: 0.10
95447 Bayreuth
​Germany

Office hours: Thursday 13-14 (please email in advance)

Telefon: +49 (0)921 / 55-3528
E-Mail: sofia.ruediger@uni-bayreuth.de
Homepage: Personal Website
Google Scholar: Google Scholar Profile
ORCID: ORCID
ResearchGate: ResearchGate

Verantwortlich für die Redaktion: Univ.Prof.Dr. Susanne Mühleisen

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