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Denisa Latić, M.A.

Denisa Latić, M.A.

Teaching assistant and PhD candidate


Campus Am Neuen Palais
Am Neuen Palais 10
Building 19, Room 1.12
14469 Potsdam


consulting hours
Thu, 14.30-15.30 hrs
(not on Oct 17)


  • 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”

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


(2017) 3rd International Symposium on Figurative Thought and Language, Osijek, Croatia.
(2016) 1st International Conference of Cultural Linguistics, Prato, Italy.
(2016) 2nd Workshop on Metaphor Variation in Englishes around the World, Potsdam, Germany.