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Aurelija Tamosiunaite

Aurelija Tamosiunaute photoPhD (Slavic languages and literature, University of Illinois, Chicago)

Room 122

Helsinki Collegium fo Advanced Studies
P.O. Box 4
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki

Email aurelijat (AT) yahoo.com

Tel +358-(0)2941 21730


Aurelija Tamosiunaite is a lecturer at Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania). She holds PhD (2011) in Slavic Languages and Literature (with a focus on Lithuanian linguistics) from University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research is broadly situated within the field of historical sociolinguistics, with the main research focus on the historical development of written Lithuanian during the long nineteenth century. In her current research project she aims at assessing how Lithuanian vernacular literacy practices are embedded in a larger sociolinguistic context at the turn of the twentieth century