Curriculum vitae

Education

DateEducation
2006–2011
PhD, Linguistics, University of Cambridge, UK
2005–2006
MPhil, Linguistics, University of Cambridge, UK
2000–2002
MA, English Philology, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
1996–2000
BA, English Philology, University of Vilnius, Lithuania

Professional experience

DatePosition
2016–present
Research Fellow in Historical Linguistics, Department of Translation, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
2013–2015
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Translation, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
2011–2013
Lecturer, Department of Translation, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
2010
Lecturer, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, UK
2008–2010
Supervisor, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages; Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, UK
2003–2005
Lecturer, Department of Translation, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
2000–2005
Lecturer, Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Vilnius, Lithuania

Academic service

DateDetails
2017
Member of the academic committee for the conference Translation: Sameness, Likeness and Match, University of Vilnius, 5–6 October 2017
2010–present
Peer reviewing for OUP, CUP, Brill, John Benjamins, Wiley-Blackwell, etc.
2012–present
Member of the editorial board of the journal "Vertimo studijos" [‘Translation Studies’].
2007–2009
Member of Peer Support team, Trinity College, Cambridge
2006
Development Officer, St Edmund’s College, Cambridge
2005–2006
Linguistics MPhil Representative at Student-Staff Liaison Committee, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge
2005–2006
Vice-president of St. Edmund’s College Music Society, St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge
2004
Member of MA Admissions Board, Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
2002–2005
Member of Admissions Panel for the Language School of the Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Vilnius, Lithuania

Activities and collaboration(s)

DateDetails
2017
Research visit at the Department of Linguistics, Cornell University, 1–30 August 2018
2012-2016
Translation, editing and publication of "Passive constructions in Lithuanian: Selected works of Emma Geniušienė". In collaboration with Anna Kibort (University of Oxford) and Nijolė Maskaliūnienė (University of Vilnius)
2015
Research visit at the Department of German, Stanford University, January–February 2015
2014
Invited talk on higher education in Lithuania and workshop mentoring at Cambridge Baltic Conference 2014, Cambridge, February 2014
2014
Research visit at the Department of Linguistics, University of Colorado – Boulder, January–February 2014
2013
Research visit at the Department of Linguistics, Harvard University, December 2013
2013
Participation at International Leadership Symposium on Ethics in Business, UNESCO, Geneva
2011
Co-organiser (with Dr. Anna Kibort), conference Explorations in Syntactic Government and Subcategorisation,Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge, 31 August – 3 September 2011
2009
Assistance in organising LFG2009 (Fourteenth International Lexical-Functional Grammar Conference), Trinity College, Cambridge

Competitions and grants

DateDetails
2017
Grant for Research at Cornell University (1–30 August, 2017), awarded by the Research Council of Lithuania
2013–2015
Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Vilnius, awarded by the Research Council of Lithuania
2011
Junior Research Fellowship (non-stipendiary) at Clare Hall, Cambridge (declined to take up a teaching position)
2009–2010
Senior Rouse Ball Scholarship, Trinity College, Cambridge
2006–2009
Eastern European Research Bursary, Trinity College, Cambridge
2005–2007
Three small research grants, Saulius Karosas Foundation, Lithuania

Conference/academic talks

DateTitle and venue
2018
"Ambiguity of the Germanic weak adjective inflection, and the assignment of definiteness", invited talk at Workshop on Definiteness, Negation and the Noun Phrase, University of Cambridge, 13–14 September 2018
2018
"This is not the same: Semantic factors in the use of the Gothic weak adjective inflection", Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 24, Pennsylvania State University, 11–12 May 2018
2018
"Morphosyntactic marking of definiteness in Germanic", Linguistics seminar, Faculty of Philology, University of Vilnius, 27 April 2018
2017
"The ‘High Priest’ in the Greek Bible and in its Gothic translation", conference Translation: Sameness, Likeness and Match, 5 October 2017
2017
"What lexical variation in Gothic can tell us about the history of the Gothic Bible", talk given at the Department of Linguistics, Cornell University, 28 August 2017
2017
"Weak adjectives need not be definite", Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 23, University of Texas – Austin, 22 April 2017
2015
"Linguistics and theology at a crossroads: Greek ἀρχιερεύς in Gothic translation", plenary talk at Student Symposium on Germanic Languages, Brigham Young University, Provo, 11 December 2015
2015
"Linearisation of possessives in Gothic", Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 21, Brigham Young University, Provo, 9 May 2015
2015
"Linearisation of possessives in Gothic", talks given at the Department of German, Stanford University and UC Berkeley, 10 and 11 February 2015
2014
"Gothic modifiers in -ata and inflectional variation in the ‘strong’ paradigm", Department of Linguistics, University of Colorado – Boulder, 22 February 2014
2014
"Gothic possessives, adjectives and other modifiers in -ata", Forum for Germanic Language Studies 11, University of Cambridge, 9 January 2014
2010
"The development of the Germanic adjective inflection", 43rd Annual Conference of Societas Linguistica Europaea, University of Vilnius, 4 September 2010
2010
"Towards a 'Canonical' analysis of early Germanic morphology", Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 16, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 30 April 2010
2010
"On the origin of the dual adjectives system in Germanic", Symposium of the Philological Society, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, 19 March 2010
2009
"NP-internal syntax in earliest attested and Proto-Germanic", Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 15, University of Calgary (Banff), May 2009
2009
"On the features of the Gothic adjective: synchrony and diachrony", Surrey Morphology Group Workshop, University of Surrey, Guilford, April 2009
2008
"Functional shifts, with special reference to the substantivisation of adjectives", Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge, May 2008
2008
"On the origin of the strong adjective declension in Germanic", Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 14, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2008
2007
"Where analogy meets productivity", conference Language Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Europe, Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Vilnius, May 2007
2006
"Irregular weak verbs in Old English", Trinity Arts and Humanities Symposium, Trinity College, Cambridge, November 2006

Interests and hobbies

  • Weight training
  • Classical piano and music interpretation
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Technology, etching circuit-boards, soldering, construction
  • Wine
  • Cooking
  • Reading
  • News and politics