Department of Lithuanian Studies

Prof. dr. Asta Kazlauskienė

Katedros vedėja


Research interests: Research of Lithuanian speech: acoustic features of sounds, phonotactics, accentuation, prosody, applied phonetics and phonology
asta.kazlauskiene@vdu.lt

Diana Česnauskaitė

Administrator of the Department


diana.cesnauskaite@vdu.lt

Prof. habil. dr. Rūta Petrauskaitė


Research interests: Lexicology, semantics, lexicography, linguistics of texts and corpora, computer linguistics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics
ruta.petrauskaite@vdu.lt

Prof. dr. Ineta Dabašinskienė


Research interests: psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, grammar, multilingualism and language policy, spoken language, pragmatics and analysis of conversations
ineta.dabasinskiene@vdu.lt

Prof. dr. Irena Buckley


Research interests: Lithuanian literature of the 19th century, rhetoric and communication, mythopoetic discourses, old Lithuanian literature
irena.buckley@vdu.lt

Prof. dr. Dalia Kuizinienė


Research interests: diasporic literature, literary criticism, popular culture
dalia.kuiziniene@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asta Gustaitienė


Research interests: the latest Lithuanian literature, theory of literature, interwar literary periodicals, Scandinavian literature, children’s and young adult literature, adoption topic in literature, philosophy of literature
asta.gustaitiene@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ingrida Balčiūnienė


Research interests: psycholinguistics, language acquisition, child language, specific (primary) language impairment, discourse acquisition
ingrida.balciuniene@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Laura Kamandulytė-Merfeldienė


Research interests: corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, natural morphology, children’s language and language for children, language absorption and acquisition, language disorders
laura.kamandulyte-merfeldiene@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aurelija Mykolaitytė


Research interests: Lithuanian language and Literature of 20th – 21st centuries, contemporary dramaturgy and theatre, Lithuanian language stylistics, contexts of world literature
aurelija.mykolaityte@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erika Rimkutė


Research interests: corpus linguistics, computer linguistics, automatic morphological analysis and synthesis, automatic syntactic analysis, language culture, multiword expressions, morphemics
erika.rimkute@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vijolė Višomirskytė


Research interests: interfaces of literary texts and cultural processes, literary strategies of the post-Soviet period, modern and postmodern poetry, narratology, comparative research between Lithuanian and foreign literature, literary representations of Kaunas, ecocriticism
vijole.visomirskyte@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Andrius Utka


Research interests: corpus linguistics, computer linguistics, automatic morphological analysis, automated translation, machine translation
andrius.utka@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Indrė Žakevičienė


Research interests: comparative literary studies, ecocriticism, ecopsychology
indre.zakeviciene@vdu.lt

Dr. Agnė Bielinskienė


Research interests: corpus linguistics, syntax, semantics, terminology
agne.bielinskiene@vdu.lt

Dr. Agnė Blažienė


Research interests: sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, children’s language, multilingualism, language development and loss
agne.blaziene@vdu.lt

Dr. Eglė Krivickaitė-Leišienė


Research interests: psycholinguistics, children’s language and language for children, mastering the mother tongue, specific language disorders, bilingualism and multilingualism, sociolinguistics
egle.krivickaite@vdu.lt

 

Dr. Eugenija Valienė


Research interests: contemporary Lithuanian literature and literary criticism, sociology of literature, press research
eugenija.valiene@vdu.lt

dr. Justina Petrulionytė-Sabonienė


Research interests: interfaces of literary texts and cultural processes, sociological access to literature, post-classical narratology, urban narrative
justina.petrulionyte-saboniene@vdu.lt

Dr. Danguolė Kalinauskaitė


Research interests: corpus linguistics, semantics, pragmatics, text linguistics, research on short text genres (forms of minimalist communication), discourse analysis, language and culture, editing
danguole.kalinauskaite@vdu.lt

dr. Neringa Butnoriūtė


Research interests: Lithuanian literature of the second half of the 20th century and the newest Lithuanian literature, poetic iconicity, cultural media, literary criticism
neringa.butnoriute@stud.vdu.lt

Viktorija Kavaliauskaitė-Vilkinienė


PhD topic: Lithuanian children’s strategies of politeness and mastering speech acts
Supervisor Prof. Dr. Ineta Dabašinskienė
viktorija1.kavaliauskaite@vdu.lt

Sigita Jakimovienė


PhD topic: translation in crime discourses: recognition and interpretation
Supervisor Prof. Dr. R. Petrauskaitė
sigita.jakimoviene@stud.vdu.lt

 

Regina Sabonytė


PhD topic: Lithuanian language intonation in terms of autosegmental-metric theory
Supervisor Prof. Dr. A. Kazlauskienė
regina.sabonyte@vdu.lt