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Denisa Latic, M.A.


Campus Neues Palais
building 19


consulting hours
winter semester 2016/2017:


  • Since 10/2016 PhD student and lecturer at the Chair of Development and Variation of the English Language at Potsdam University
  • 2013/14 - 2016 M.A. in Linguistik: Kommunikation - Variation - Mehrsprachigkeit at Potsdam University
  • 2014 - 2016 Teacher for German as a Foreign Language in Berlin, Germany  
  • 2009/10 - 2013 B.A. in English and German Studies at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany  

Research Projects

  • PhD research project: Cultural conceptualizations in Hong Kong English and Bosnian
  • M.A. thesis: “Investigating culture through language: a corpus-based analysis of cultural conceptualizations from the domains FAMILY and MONEY in Hong Kong English”

Dissertation project

Research interests

  • Cultural Linguistics
  • World Englishes
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Cognitive (Socio-)Linguistics
  • Languages of former Yugoslavian countries (esp. Bosnia and Herzegovina)


  • SoSe 2017 - A Cultural Linguistic Perspective on African Englishes, Corpus-based Approaches to World Englishes, Introduction to Pidgins and Creoles
  • WiSe 2016/17 - A Cultural Linguistic Perspective on Asian Englishes, Hip-Hop from a Linguistic Perspective


  • (2016) 1st International Conference of Cultural Linguistics, Prato, Italy.
  • (2016) 2nd Workshop on Metaphor Variation in Englishes around the World.