Dr. Antje Quick

Education

  • 2008 – 2012 Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Ph.D. student in the Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology ; Advisors: Michael Tomasello, Elena Lieven, Doris Schönefeld
    • Thesis: Bilingual First Language Acquisition – Contact Induced Phenomena
  • 2003 Teaching Assistant, German Department, University of New England – Armidale (Australia)
  • 1999 – 2006 University of Leipzig and Princeton (USA), American Studies, German as a foreign language, Linguistics, Literature

Teaching Experience

  • Child Language Acquisition
  • Introduction to Bilingualism
  • Empirical Methods in Psycholinguistics
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Translation German/English
  • Introduction to Synchronic Linguistics    
  • Written Academic Discourse

Research Interests

  • Bilingual First Language Acquisition and Development
  • Bilingual Code-mixing
  • Differences between Mono- and Bilingual Language Acquisition
  • Effects of Bilingual First Language Acquisition on Different Aspects of Cognitive Development

Publications

  • Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E., Carpenter, M., Tomasello, M. (accepted/in press). Identifying partially schematic units in the code-mixing of an English and German speaking child. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism.
  • Quick, Endesfelder A., Lieven, E., & Tomasello, M. (2016). Mixed NPs in German-English and German-Russian bilingual children. In Robinson, Justyna A. and Monika Reif (eds.) Cognition, culture and codes: Current perspectives on multilingualism. Trends in Applied Linguistics (TAL). Boston/Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Jorschick, L.; Quick, Endesfelder A., Gläßer, D., Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2011). German-English speaking children’s mixed NPs with ‘correct’ gender. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 14 (2): 173-183.
  • Gampe, A.; Quick, Endesfelder A.; & Daum, M.  (under review). Linguistic similarity affects early simultaneous bilingual language acquisition.
  • Quick, Endesfelder A., Lieven, E., Tomasello, M. (under review). German-Russian Bilingual Children’s performance in a syntactic-priming paradigm.

Conference Presentations

2016

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2016). Complexity of code-mixed utterances – calculating MLU in German-English bilingual children. Paper presented at AEAL VIII- Congres, Palma, Spain

Gampe, A.; Quick, Endesfelder A.; Daum, M. M. (2016).Does linguistic similarity affect early simultaneous bilingual language acquisition? Poster presented at AEAL VIII- Congres, Palma, Spain

2015

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Carpenter, M.; Tomasello, M.  (2015). Explaining language development in a German-English bilingual child. Paper presented, International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC), Newcastle, UK

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2015). Code-mixing and Language Dominance in German-English bilingual children. Paper presented, International Symposium of Bilingualism (ISB 10), New Brunswick, USA

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2015). Comparing language and syntactic priming in German-English and German-Russian bilingual children. Paper presented, International Symposium of Bilingualism (ISB 10), New Brunswick, USA

Quick, Endesfelder A. (2015). Contrasting perspectives and effects of language dominance in bilingual children. Symposium, International Symposium of Bilingualism (ISB 10), New Brunswick, USA

2014

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2014). Calculating MLU in German-English bilingual children. Poster presented, International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL), Amsterdam, Netherlands

Quick, Endesfelder A., Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2014). Comparing German-English and German-Russian Bilingual children’s elicitation of mixed NPs. Paper presented at 4. Diskussionsforum Linguistik in Bayern, Germany

2013

invited talk:    Code-switching in the bilingual child: within and across the clause, Bergische Universität Wuppertal

2012

Quick, Endesfelder, A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2012). Structural similarity and code-mixing: Comparison of German-English and German-Russian bilingual children. Paper presented at International LAUD Symposium, Landau (Pfalz), Germany

2011

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M.  (2011). Structural Similarity elicits code-mixing in German-English Bilingual Children vs. German-Russian Bilingual Children. Poster presented at IASCL, Montréal, Canada

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2011). Structural Similarity elicits code-mixing in German-English Bilingual Children vs. German-Russian Bilingual Children. Poster presented at Sprach(e): Lernen, Munich, Germany

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2011). Mixed NPs in German-English and German-Russian Bilingual Children. Paper presented at Alston Hall-Child Language Seminar, England

2009

Quick, Endesfelder A., Lieven, E., & Tomasello, M. (2009). Mixed NPs in German-English and German-Russian Bilingual Children. Poster presented at BUCLD, Boston, USA

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Jorschick, L.; Gläßer, D.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2009). Der Dog-Correct Gender Agreement in German/English Bilingual Children. Paper presented at Alston Hall-Child Language Seminar, England

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Jorschick, L.; Gläßer, D.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2009). Der Dog-Correct Gender Agreement in German/English bilingual children. Poster presented at SRCD, Denver, USA

2008

Quick, Endesfelder A., Jorschick, L., Gläßer, D., Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2008). Der Dog-Correct Gender Agreement in German/English mixed NPs. Paper presented at the Conference on Bilingual Acquisition in Early Childhood. Hong Kong, China

Invited talk:    Bilingual First Language Acquisition. The College of New Jersey, National Honor Society in Psychology, Ewing, USA

2006

Endesfelder, A.; Lieven, E., Carpenter, M.; Tomasello, M. (2006). Constraints on codemixed utterances.Poster presented at the Child Language Seminar, Newcastle, England