About me

my Cristin Research Profile


 

LANGUAGES

Serbo-Croatian – native

English – near-native (CPE certificate, C2 level, grade A)

Norwegian – intermediate (Norskprøve 2 certificate, A2 level)

Russian, German, Latin, Italian – all studied at some point for 2-4 years, very basic comprehension and production retained, but otherwise very rusty


EDUCATION

[2007 – 2011]PhD in Theoretical Linguistics (ongoing)

supervisor: Dr. Martin Krämer

working title: No Reference Hypothesis: A Modular Account of the  Syntax-Phonology Interface

Centre for Advanced Studies in Theoretical Linguistics (CASTL),

University of Tromsø, Norway 

[2005 – 2007] MA in English Linguistics, supervisor: Dr. Martin Krämer

Title: Function Words at the Discourse-Prosody Interface

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education,

University of Tromsø, Norway 

[2004 – 2005] MA in English Language

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

not completed due to acceptance to the University of Tromsø

[1999 – 2004] BA in English Language and Litterature

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

average grade 9.31, final exam grade 9.5 (5–10-scale)

[1995 – 1999] Philological Grammar School

Sremski Karlovci, Serbia

average grade 5.0 (1–5-scale), valedictorian


 

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

[2005 – 2007] Quota scholarship for MA in English Linguistics at the University of Tromsø, Norge

[1999 – 2004] scholarship from The National Foundation for the Development of Young Scientists and Artists, Serbia


 

SUMMER SCHOOLS AND WORKSHOPS

[2008 July-August] 15th Central and Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar (EGG), Debrecen, Hungary

[2006 October] Prosody-Syntax Interface Workshop, University College London, UK

[2005  March] ESP Seminar (Integrating current business issues, building vocabulary and  setting thematic workshops), British Council, Belgrade, Serbia

[2004 July] New York Institute for Cognitive and Cultural Studies, St. Petersburg, Russia

[2004 February] workshop Speaking and Grammar Games, part of 9th Teacher Development Seminar, Novi Sad, Serbia

[2003 April-June] series of trainings in presentation techniques and syllabus structuring for trainers of the National Training Team of the Student Union of Serbia, held in Belgrade by Civic Initiatives

 

[2003 July-August] 10th Central and Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar (EGG), Lublin, Poland

[2002 July-August] 9th Central and Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar(EGG), Novi Sad, Serbia

[2001 July-August] 8th Central and Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar(EGG), Niš, Serbia


OTHER AFFILIATIONS

Butler Hill Group

[2010 – 2011] language consultant

Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe (SOLE)

[2008 – 2010]SOLE board member

Studenthuset DRIV, Tromsø

[2008 – 2009] leader for the Rigg group (stage and lights technicians)

Executive Board member

[2008 – 2008] Cultural Board member

[2006 – 2010] volunteer (stage and lights technician)

International Student Union (ISU), Tromsø

[2005 – 2006] board member

The Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad

[2002 – 2004] Faculty Council member, one of four student representatives

Student Union of Serbia (SUS)

[2003 – 2004] Supervisory Board member

[2002 – 2004] trainer for Education issues in the National Training Team

Chairing Committee member at the 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th General Assembly

Student Union of the University of Novi Sad (SUNS)

[2003 – 2004] Chairperson of the Executive Board

[2002 – 2003] International Officer, Executive Board member

Student Union of the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad (SUFFNS)

[2002 – 2003] President

[2001 – 2002] Secretary General, in charge of membership, finance, internal coordination


ORGANISATIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

[2010 September]

What’s in a word? – Exploring communication between syntax and phonology, workshop, Tromsø

organizer, with Dr. Martin Krämer and Dr. Pavel Caha

(all stages of organisation: setting the theme, communication with invited speakers, program creation, logistics, session chairing etc.)

[2010 June]

Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW) 25, Tromsø

volunteer

(logistic support with abstract review, conference registration and welcome packages)

[2009 December]

18th Conference of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE XVIII), Barcelona

SOLE board member

(conference preparation: call for papers, abstract review and selection, program creation, communication with presenters and local organizers, session chairing)

[2009January]

17th Conference of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE XVIII), Nova Gorica

SOLE board member

(conference preparation: call for papers, abstract review and selection, program creation, communication with presenters and local organizers, session chairing)

[2007 April]

GLOW XXX Conference, Tromsø

volunteer

(logistic support with conference registration)

[2006 – 2010]

Studenthuset DRIV, Tromsø

volunteer and Executive Board Member

(planning andcarrying out numerous cultural arrangements)

[2004 August]

Higher Education Reform in the Western Balkans Region (“Reforma visokog obrazovanja u regionu zapadnog Blakana”)

seminar gathering students from Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia and Montenegro

coordinator and participant

[2004 April-December]

This is my University (“Ovo je moj Univerzitet”)

campaign promoting multiculturalism, multiethnicity and tolerance at the University of Novi Sad, consisting of lectures, workshops, panel discussions, thematic movie nights, info stands and distribution of printed materials

member of the organizing team

[2003 August]

Approaches to Higher Education: University Reform and Democracy

seminar held at the Faculty of Philosophy in cooperation with the Faculty of Arts of the University of Oslo

coordinator and participant

[2003 May]

Education is a Right (“Obrazovanje je Pravo”)

conference held in Novi Sad and organized by the Association of Disabled Students of Novi Sad (NSUSH)

moderator of two workshops

[2002 December]

Teaching of the Future (“Nastava Budućnosti”)

seminar on the implementation of university reform held in Novi Sad and organized by SUS and the Ministry of Sports and education of the Republic of Serbia.

moderator of the workshop for Humanities students and teachers

[2002 July / August]

9th Central and Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar

held in Novi Sad with over 150 participants from all over the world

member of the organizing team

[2001 May]

Conference of the English Students of Yugoslavia, Novi Sad

member of the organizing team


 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X user

Microsoft Office, Internet, Adobe, Praat, Prezi user

Fronter, Cristin, PagaWeb user

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