Department of Lithuanian Studies

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Laura Kamandulytė-Merfeldienė

Head of the Department


Research interests: corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, natural morphology,  first and second language acquisition, language impairment
laura.kamandulyte-merfeldiene@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. Asta Kazlauskienė


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

Prof. dr. Dalia Kuizinienė


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

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. 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. Indrė Žakevičienė


Research interests: comparative literary studies, ecocriticism, ecopsychology
indre.zakeviciene@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. Jurgita Vaičenonienė


Research interests: Digital Humanities, Translation Studies, Corpus Linguistics
jurgita.vaicenoniene@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

Dr. Agnė Bielinskienė


Research interests: corpus linguistics, syntax, semantics, terminology
agne.bielinskiene@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. Eglė Krivickaitė-Leišienė


Research interests: psycholinguistics, children’s language and child-directed speech, first language acquisition, 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. Jolanta Kovalevskaitė


Research interests: corpus linguistics, phraseology, terminology and lexicography, lexical grammar
jolanta.kovalevskaite@vdu.lt
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Dr. Kristina Vaisvalavičienė


Research interests: comparative studies of Lithuanian and Latvian literature, children‘s and young adult literature, children‘s periodicals, Latvian language, Baltic culture and folklore
kristina.vaisvalaviciene@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

Dr. Ramūnas Čičelis


Research interests: media theories and practices, Lithuanian diaspora literature, relations between literature and philosophy
ramunas.cicelis@vdu.lt

Dr. Regina Sabonytė


Research interests: phonetics and phonology of prosody, paralinguistic and extralinguistic phenomena
regina.sabonyte@vdu.lt

DR. AUŠRA TAMOŠIŪNIENĖ


Research interests: Lithuanian literature of the 16th–19th c.; Lithuanian poetry

ausra.tamosiuniene@vdu.lt