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Research interests

Diversity in Language and Culture


2009- Professor 'Diversity in Language and Culture' (endowed chair), Tilburg University

2004- Advisor at cultural heritage foundation 'Erfgoed Brabant'.

2000-2008 Postdoc Linguistics, Radboud University Nijmegen.

1995-2000 Research assistant + PhD-project, Linguistics and Dialectology, Nijmegen University.

Current courses

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External positions

Consultant/editor Cultural Heritage (Erfgoed Brabant)

1 Jan 2009 → …


  • Dialect And Society
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Identity
  • Popular Culture
  • Youth Culture
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Dialectology
  • Linguistics

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dialect Social Sciences
adolescent Social Sciences
Netherlands Social Sciences

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Research Output 2009 2018

Dialect authenticity upside down: Writing practices of a black comedian on Twitter

Swanenberg, J., Jan 2018, The Tyranny of writing: Ideologies of the written word. Juffermans, K. & Weth, C. (eds.). London: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 183-196 (Advances in Sociolinguistics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Het patina van de tijd: Vormen en functies van hedendaagse nostalgie en nostalgisering in Noord-Brabant

Rieter, O., 2018, s.l.: [s.n.]. 482 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access

Het Woordenboek van de Brabantse Dialecten: elektronisch

Swanenberg, J., Mar 2018, In : Brabants. Kwartaalblad over Brabanders en hun taal. 4, 4, p. 15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Introduction: Language and culture on the margins

Kroon, S. & Swanenberg, J., Sep 2018, Language and Culture on the Margins. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Language and culture on the margins: Global/local interactions

Kroon, S. & Swanenberg, J., Sep 2018, Routledge. 236 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientificpeer-review