Here is a selection of my publications, with downloadable PDFs. My work is also available at the HAL repository, as well as at academia.edu.

Books

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实用多续语语法 | Practical Grammar of Duoxu
Beijing: Minzu Chubanshe, 2016 (forthcoming)

This book, written with the assistance of Han Zhengkang, is the first-ever comprehensive grammar of the critically endangered Duoxu language. Written in the form of a textbook, it is a step-by-step introduction to the phonology, lexicon, and morpho-syntax of Duoxu.
木里旭咪方言 | The Xumi Language of Muli
Chengdu: Minzu chubanshe, 2013

This first-ever textbook of the Xumi language, which I wrote in collaboration with Lurong Duoding, is a trilingual Chinese-Tibetan-Xumi manual with IPA transcriptions and audio recordings.
白马语研究 | A Study of the Baima Language
Beijing: Minzu Chubanshe, 2007

This book, co-authored by Sun Hongkai, Liu Guangkun, and myself, is part of the series Zhongguo xin faxian yuyan yanjiu congshu 中国新发现语言研究丛书 (Studies of Newly Discovered Languages of China). It covers the vocabulary, grammar, and many more aspects of the Baima language.
Leiden: CNWS Publications, 2003

Based on a large collection of spoken data from native speakers of Peking Mandarin (also known as Beijing Mandarin), this monograph comments on the ways in which Beijing natives refer to time, focusing mainly on phenomena which are underrepresented in the linguistic literature.

Edited Journals

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers.

I served as co-editor of the following issues of Cahiers de linguistique Asie Orientale: 39.1 (2010) through 43.2 (2014).
Published by Taylor & Francis.

I guest-edited the following issues of Contemporary Chinese Thought: 32.3 "Relationship between Language and Philosophy" (2001) and 35.3 "Chen Yuan and Sociolinguistics in China" (2004).

DVD

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Muli: Radio and Television Station of Muli County (forthcoming)

This DVD showcases folk dances of the Lizu people of Muli County. It was recorded on October 19, 2011, at the beautiful site of Changhai (Long Lake) in Muli County.

Research Articles

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甘洛爾蘇話動詞的體貌範疇 (Verbal Aspect in Ersu). Language and Linguistics (forthcoming).
Revitalization of Duoxu
Katia Chirkova, "Revitalization of Duoxu: A first-hand account," in The Routledge Handbook of Language Revitalization, edited by Leanne Hinton, Leena Huss, and Gerald Roche (New York: Routledge, forthcoming).
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Katia Chirkova and Yiya Chen, "Běijīng, The Language of," in Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, eds. Rint Sybesma et al. (Leiden: Brill, 2017), Vol. I, 275-283.
Katia Chirkova, "Xùmǐ 旭米 Language," in Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, eds. Rint Sybesma et al. (Leiden: Brill, 2017), Vol IV, 631-642.
Katia Chirkova, "Non-Sinitic Languages of Yúnnán and Sìchuān," in Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, eds. Rint Sybesma et al. (Leiden: Brill, 2017), Vol III, 215-218.
Katia Chirkova, "Non-Sinitic Languages of Yúnnán and Sìchuān," in Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, eds. Rint Sybesma et al. (Leiden: Brill, 2017), Vol II, 228-231.
Katia Chirkova, "Lizu (Ersu)," in The Sino-Tibetan Languages (Second Edition), edited by Randy J. LaPolla and Graham Thurgood (New York: Routledge, 2017), pp. 823-839.
Katia Chirkova, "Evidentials in Pingwu Baima," in Evidential Systems of Tibetan Languages (Trends in Linguistics 302), edited by Lauren Gawne and Nathan W. Hill (Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 2017), pp. 445-459.
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Written in collaboration with Franz K. Huber, Caroline S. Weckerle, Henriette Daudey, Gerong Pincuo. Journal of Ethnobiology 36.1 (2016): 192-214. This paper comes with an appendix which can be downloaded here.
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Written in collaboration with Wang Dehe, Yiya Chen, Angélique Amelot, and Tanja Kocjančič Antolík. Published in Journal of the International Phonetic Association 45.2 (2015): 187-211.
Published in Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale 44.2 (2015): 97-121.
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Published in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 37.1 (2014): 104-146.
Written in collaboration with Tao Gong. Published in Lingua 152 (2014): 65-80.
Published in Phonological Profiles of Little-Studied Tibetic Varieties (Language and Linguistics Monograph Series 55), edited by Jackson T.-S. Sun (Taipei: Academia Sinica, Institute of Linguistics, 2014), pp. 1-75.
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Written in collaboration with Yiya Chen. Published in Journal of the International Phonetic Association 43.3 (2013): 363-379.
Written in collaboration with Yiya Chen and Tanja Kocjančič Antolík. Published in Journal of the International Phonetic Association 43.3 (2013): 381-396.
Written in collaboration with Yiya Chen. Published in Journal of the International Phonetic Association 43.1 (2013): 75-86.
Published in Breaking Down the Barriers: Interdisciplinary Studies in Chinese Linguistics and Beyond 綜古述今 鉤深取極, ed. by Guangshun Cao, Hilary Chappell, Redouane Djamouri, and Thekla Wiebusch. Language Linguistics Monograph Series 50 語言曁語言學專刊系列之五十 (Taipei: Academia Sinica, Institute of Linguistics 中央研究院 語言學研究所, 2013), Vol. 2, pp. 715-734.
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Published in Language and Linguistics 13.1 (2012): 133-170.
Published in Yǔyánxué Luncóng 语言学论丛 [Essays in Linguistics] 45 (2012): 67-111.
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Published in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman area 32.1 (2009): 1-90.
Written in collaboration with Alexis Michaud. Published in Language and Linguistics 10.3 (2009): 539-568.
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Published in Cahiers de linguistique-Asie orientale 37.1 (2008): 3-42.
马藏族为氐族说质疑 [The Baima Tibetans and the Di People of Chinese Historical Records: Challenging the Link] Published in Bulletin of Chinese linguistics 3.1 (2008): 167-180.
Published in Evidence and counter-evidence: Festschrift for F. Kortland, Volume 2: General linguistics, edited by Alexander Lubotsky, Jos Schaeken, and Jeroen Wiedenhof. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008: 69-91.
马语示证范畴及其与藏语方言的比较 [Evidentials in Baima and Tibetan Dialects Compared] Published in Minzu yuwen 民族语文 no. 3 (2008): 36-43.
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在重音与声调的连续体上看史兴语 [The Stress and Tone Continuum in Xumi (Shixing)] Published in Dongfang yuyanxue 东方语言学 no. 2 (2007): 143-152.
Published in Journal of South Asian Studies 30.3 (2007): 405-417.
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Published in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 28.2 (2005): 1-41.
Written in collaboration with Christine Lamarre. Published in Cahiers de Linguistique - Asie Orientale 34.2 (2005): 169-219.
Published in Cahiers de Linguistique - Asie Orientale 34.1 (2005): 69-99.
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Published in Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association 39.2 (2004): 19-34.

Book Reviews

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Review of Qiangyu yanjiu [A study of Qiang] by Huang Bufan and Zhou Facheng. Published in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman area, vol. 31.1 (April 2008): 139-145.
Comparison of Languages in Contact
Review of Comparison of Languages in Contact: The Distillation Method and the Case of Bai by Wang Feng. Published in Cahiers de linguistique--Asie Orientale 36.1 (2007): 83-94.
Han-Zangyu tongyuanci yanjiu
Review of Han-Zangyu tongyuanci yanjiu 汉藏语同原词研究[Cognate words in Sino-Tibetan Languages] by Ting Pang-Hsin and Sun Hongkai. Published in Language, 83.2 (2007): 471-472.
Review of Zhongguo xin faxian yuyan yanjiu congshu 中国新发现语言研究丛书 [New Found Minority Languages in China Series], 31 Volumes, edited by Sun Hongkai. Published in China Review International, 13.2 (2006): 316-325.
The Morphology of Chinese
Review of The morphology of Chinese: A linguistic and cognitive approach by Jerome Packard. Published in Language 78.3 (2002): 583-586.
20 shiji Zhongguo yuyanxue fangfalun 1898-1998
Review of 20 shiji Zhongguo yuyanxue fangfalun 1898-1998 [Chinese linguistic methodology in the 20th century, 1898-1998] by Chen Baoya. Published in China Review International 8.2 (2002): 336-340.