Dr. Antje Quick

Education

  • 2008 – 2012 Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Ph.D. student in the Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology 
  • 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
  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics
  • 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.; Backus, A. ; Tomasello, M. (2018). Constructively combining languages: The use of code-mixing in German-Englishbilingual child language acquisition. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 8 (3): 393-409.
  • Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Carpenter, M.; Tomasello, M. (2018). Identifying partially schematic units in the code-mixing of an English and German speaking child. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 8 (4): 477-501
  • Quick, Endesfelder A. ; Backus, A.; Lieven, E. (in press). Partially schematic constructions as engines of development: Evidence from German-English bilingual acquisition. In Zenner, Eline, Ad Backus & Esme Winter-Froemel (eds.). Cognitive Contact Linguistics. Placing usage, meaning and mind at the core of contact-induced variation and change. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • 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.
  • Gaskins, D.; Frick, M.; Palola, E.; Quick, Endesfelder A.; (under review). Mixing among equivalent constructions: Evidence from three bilingual 2.5 year olds with English as one of their two languages and Polish, German, or Finnish as the other.
  • Quick, Endesfelder A.; Hartmann, S.; Backus, A.; Lieven, E. (under review). Entrenchment and Productivity: The role of input in the code-mixing of a German-English bilingual child
  • Gampe, A.; Quick, Endesfelder A.; & Daum, M. (under review). Linguistic similarity affects early simultaneous bilingual language acquisition.

Conference Presentations (last 5 years)

2018

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Backus, A.; Lieven, E. (2018). Entrenchment effects in code-mixing: The use of partially schematic utterances in three German-English bilingual children  Paper, MAMP 18, Tallinn, Estonia

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Hartmann, St.; Backus, A.; Lieven, E. (2018). Entrenchment and Productivity: The role of input in the code-mixing of a German-English bilingual child. Paper, ICCG 10, Paris, France

Gaskins, D.; Quick, Endesfelder A.; Frick, M.; Palola, E. (2018). Mixing among equivalent constructions: evidence from three bilingual 2.5 year olds with English as one of their two languages and Polish, German, or Finnish as the other. Paper, ICCG 10, Paris, France.

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Backus, A.; Lieven, E. (2018). Entrenchment effects in code-mixing: The use of partially schematic utterances in three German-English bilingual children  Paper, SLE 51, Tallinn, Estonia

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Backus, A.; Lieven, E. (2018). Entrenchment effects in code-mixing: The use of partially schematic utterances in three German-English bilingual children  Paper, DGKL, Koblenz, Germany

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Hartmann, St.; Backus, A.; Lieven, E. (2018). Entrenchment and Productivity: The role of input in the code-mixing of a German-English bilingual child. Paper, DGKL, Koblenz, Germany

2017

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Backus, A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2017). Partially schematic constructions in code-mixing of a German-English bilingual child. Paper, SLE50, Zürich, Switzerland

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Lieven, E.; Carpenter, M.; Tomasello, M. (2017). Identifying partially schematic units in the code-mixing of a German and English speaking child. Paper presented at Thinking, Doing, Learning Conference (TDL), Munich, Germany

Quick, Endesfelder A.; Backus, A.; Lieven, E.; Tomasello, M. (2017). Partially schematic constructions in Code-mixing of a German-English bilingual child. Paper presented at ISB 11, Limerick, Ireland.

Quick, Endesfelder A. and Backus, A. (2017). Usage-based approach to code-mixing. Workshop organized at ISB 11, Limerick, Ireland.

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

 

invited talks

2018

Constructively Combining Languages: Code-mixing in German-English bilingual children. Workshop Language similarity as a factor in bilingual language use, Innsbruck, Austria

2013

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

2008

Die cow: Correct Gender Agreement in German/English Mixed NPs, College of New Jersey, National Honor Society in Psychology, Ewing, USA