Katka Showers-Curtis

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  • Linguistics
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Katka is a graduate of the MALTT program. Ze is currently completing a double MA in Gender and Women's Studies and Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and will begin a PhD in Linguistics there in Fall 2020.

Hir work deals with Slavic languages, sociocultural linguistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, (perceptual) dialectology, and the language associated with gender. 

Prior to enrolling at UK, Katka taught English as a Second Language in Pittsburgh. 

Study Abroad
  • Fulbright Student Study/Research Grant, Slovakia, Academic Year 2016-2017
  • Critical Language Scholarship, Lobachevsky State University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Summer 2016
  • Studia Academica Slovaca (SAS), Univerzita Komenského, Bratislava, Slovakia Summers 2009 and 2015
  • Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, South Korea Scholarship, Korea Foundation Spring 2011
  • Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Summer 2009
  • Rotary Youth Exchange, Gymnázium Golianova, Nitra, Slovakia, Academic Year 2006-2007
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