Fachgebiet Psycholinguistics

Dr. Kalliopi Katsika

Office: Building 57, Room 423

E-mail: katsika[at]sowi.uni-kl.de

Phone: +49(0)-631-205-4138

Fax: +49(0)-631-205-5182

Curriculum Vitae

 

Academic Employment  

since 2011

Postdoctoral Researcher (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), University of Kaiserslautern
Psycholinguistics and Language Development Group, Department of Social Sciences

2008-2009

Undergraduate Courses Instructor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Department of Language and Linguistics, School of English

2003-2009     

Research Assistant, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Language Development Lab, Department of Language and Linguistics, School of English

2002

English Language Instructor, University of Essex
University of Essex Summer School

 

Education

2003-2009

Ph.D. in Psycholinguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
Department of Language and Linguistics, School of English

2001-2002

M.A. in Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics, University of Essex,
Department of Language and Linguistics

1997-2001

B.A. in English Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,Department of Language and Linguistics, School of English

 

Professional Training

2013

Eye-tracking training on Eye-Link 1000, Psycholinguistics and Language Development, University of Kaiserslautern

2012

Summer School in Bilingualism, Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory & Practice, Bangor University

2009

1st International Summer School on Generative Studies in Second Language Acquisition, University of Cologne

2006

DGfS & GLOW Summer School on Micro- and Macro-variation, University of Stuttgart,
Institut für Linguistik/Anglistik

 

Research Interests  

Psycholinguistics, eye-tracking, experimental linguistics, online child/adult language processing, syntactic priming, cross-linguistic priming, bilingual / L2 processing, bilingual / L2 syntactic representations, Specific Language Impairment, brain and language, language and cognition, annotated corpus analysis. 

 

Recent Publications  

Katsika, K. (2011). Attachment preferences and corpus frequencies in PP ambiguities: evidence from Greek. Selected Papers from the 19th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki. [pdf]

Mastropavlou, M., Katsika, K., Papadopoulou, D., Tsimpli, I.M. (2010). Δείκτες υπόταξης στην ΕΓΔ: Σύνδεσμοι και Συμπληρωματικοί Δείκτες [Markers of subordination in SLI: Connectives and Complementisers], in I. Vogindroukas, A. Okalidou, S. Stavrakaki (Eds.), Developmental Language Disorders: from basic research to clinical practice, Thessaloniki: Epikentro, pp. 119-174. [pdf]

Katsika, K. (2009a). Exploring the Minimal Structure in Greek: A Study on Prepositional Phrase Attachment Ambiguities, Lingua 119 (10), 1482-1500. [pdf]

Katsika, K. (2009b). A Corpus-based Study on Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases in Greek, in: F.H. Baider, M. Karyolemou, M. Katsoyannou (Eds.), Actes du 30e Colloque International de Linguistique Fonctionnelle. Paris: L’Harmattan. [pdf]

Tsimpli, I.M., Papadopoulou, D., Katsika, K., Mastropavlou, M., Mylonaki, A. (2009). Production of Motion Verbs: evidence from L1 and L2 Greek, in: M. Baltazani, G.K. Giannakis, A. Tsangalidis, G.J. Xydopoulos (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Greek Linguistics, University of Ioannina, pp. 532-544, http://www.linguist-uoi.gr/cd_web/case5_en.html

Katsika, K. (2007). Sentence processing strategies: some preliminary results on the processing of Prepositional Phrases in Greek, in E. Agathopoulou, M. Dimitrakopoulou, D. Papadopoulou (Eds.) Selected Papers from the 17th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Vol. II, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, pp. 414-421.

Papadopoulou, D., Rothweiler, M., Tsimpli, I.M., Chilla, S., Fox-Boyer, A., Katsika, K., Mastropavlou, M., Mylonaki, A., Stahl, N. (2007). Motion Verbs in Greek and German: evidence from typically developing and SLI children, in: Tsangalidis, A. (Ed.), Selected Papers from the 18th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, pp. 289-300.

 

Selected Recent Presentations  

Katsika, K. & Allen, S.E.M. (2013, September). “Processing subject and object relative clauses in a flexible word order language: Evidence from Greek.” Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AmLap) 2013, Marseille, France.

Jacob, G., Katsika, K., Calley, M., Martinek, L., Family, N., & Allen, S.E.M.  (2013, September). “The role of surface and global syntactic structure in cross-linguistic priming.” Workshop on Cross-linguistic Priming in Bilinguals: Perspectives and Constraints, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Katsika, K., Allen, S. (2013, April). „Processing subject and object relative clauses in a flexible word order language: evidence from Greek.” 21st International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Thessaloniki.

Jacob, G., Katsika, K., Family, N., Calley, M., Allen, S. (March, 2013). “Syntactic representations in bilinguals: the role of word-order in cross-linguistic priming.” 11th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics, Tenerife.

Jacob, G., Katsika, K., Thomann, H., Allen, S., Family, N. (September, 2012) “Thematic role assignment in non-canonical sentences: is L2 processing more “shallow” than L1?.” Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AmLap) 2012, Riva del Garda.

 

Teaching at the University of Kaiserslautern [Click here for current semester schedule]

Sentence Processing (for Cognitive Science and Computer Science Masters students)

Introduction to Psycholinguistics (for Cognitive Science and Computer Science Masters students)

Introduction to Syntax (for Cognitive Science and Computer Science Masters students)

Scientific Writing and Publishing in English (for doctoral students and postdocs in all disciplines)

 

 

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