— Ph.D., 2006, University of Freiburg
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Lars Hinrichs is a linguist interested in varieties of English. For his dissertation work at the University of Freiburg, he studied the use of English and Creole in online communication by Jamaicans. He has also researched syntactic differences between British and American written English from a statistical perspective. Since joining the UT English department in 2007, he has been directing the Texas English Project, which researches the different kinds of English spoken in Texas.
Bullock, B., Hinrichs, L. and Toribio, A.J. (submitted). "World Englishes, code-switching, and convergence." In M. Filppula, J. Klemola, and D. Sharma (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of World Englishes. Oxford: Oxford UP.
Hinrichs, L. and White-Sustaíta, J. 2011. "Global Englishes and the sociolinguistics of spelling:
A study of Jamaican blog and e-mail writing." English World-Wide 32:1, 46-73.
Hinrichs, L. and Farquharson, J.T. (eds., 2011) Variation in the Caribbean: From Creole Continua to Individual Agency. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Creole Language Library, 37).
Hinrichs, L., Smith, N. and Waibel, B. (2010). "A manual of information for the part-of-speech-tagged 'Brown' corpora." ICAME Journal 34, 189-230.
Hinrichs, L. and Szmrecsanyi, B. (2007). "Recent changes in the function and frequency of Standard English genitive constructions: a multivariate analysis of tagged corpora." English Language and Linguistics 11:3, 437-474.
Hinrichs, L. (2006) Codeswitching on the Web: English and Jamaican Creole in E-Mail Communication. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Pragmatics and Beyond New Series, 147).