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Åsa Abelin

Professor

Åsa Abelin
Professor
General Linguistics
asa.abelin@ling.gu.se
+46 31 786 5233

Room number: 307A
Postal Address: Box 200, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Dicksonsgatan 4 , 41256 Göteborg


Linguistics, Logic and Theory of Science unit at Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, Theory of Science (More Information)
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg
www.flov.gu.se
flov@flov.gu.se

Visiting Address: Olof Wijksgatan 6 , 412 55 Göteborg

About Åsa Abelin

BA in General Linguistics at Stockholm University in 1980. PhD in General Linguistics at University of Gothenburg in 1999.

Research

I do research within the areas non-arbitrariness in language, prosody and emotions, sound symbolism and foreign accent. I am interested in perception and I mainly do psycholinguistic experiments but also corpus studies.

Publications

PhD thesis: Studies in sound symbolism

Teaching


I teach courses in phonetics, also within the logopedics programme (see also the PIL project), psycholinguistics, non-verbal communication and foreign accent.

For a long time I taught linguistics courses at the University of Havana, within the Linnaeus-Palme interchange.

Cooperation with media


Member of the radio program Alltinget 1998–2012

Interview in Vetenskapsradion Språket 2010

Interview in Vetenskapsradion Språket 2011 

Latest publications

The Perceptual Weight of Word Stress, Quantity and Tonal Word Accent in Swedish
Åsa Abelin, Bosse Thorén
Studies in Phonetics and Phonology, Sheffield, Equinox, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Non-arbitrariness in Swedish parent-child interactions
Åsa Abelin
Proceedings from the International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech 2017, 4 - 7 September 2017, Chania, Greece / Elena Babatsouli, Editor, Chania, Greece, Institute of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech , Conference paper 2017
Conference paper

Non-arbitrary expressions in Swedish parent-child interactions
Åsa Abelin
International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech, 4-7 September 2017 Chania, Crete, Greece. , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Impolite prosody in Swedish and the importance of context
Åsa Abelin
Interfaces, Impoliteness in Media Discourse / Anna Bączkowska (ed.)., Frankfurt am Main, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, Peter Lang, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Perception of non-native accent in relation to intelligibility and attitude
Åsa Abelin, Elisabeth Zetterholm
New Sounds 2016. International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech 10-12 June 2016. Aarhus, DK, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Identification of stress, quantity and tonal word accent in Swedish
Åsa Abelin, Bosse Thorén
New Sounds 2016. International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech 10-12 June 2016. Aarhus, DK, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Cross-cultural and cross-linguistic perception of authentic emotions through speech: An acoustic-phonetic study with Brazilian and Swedish listeners
Wellington da Silva, Plinio Barbosa, Åsa Abelin
DELTA: Documentação de Estudos em Lingüística Teórica e Aplicada, Journal article 2016
Journal article

The relative weight of two Swedish prosodic contrasts
Åsa Abelin, Bosse Thorén
E. Babatsouli & D. Ingram (eds.) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech, 7 - 10 September 2015, Chania, Greece , Conference paper 2015
Conference paper

The relative perceptual weight of two Swedish prosodic contrasts
Åsa Abelin, Bosse Thorén
Abstracts of International symposium on monolingual and bilingual speech. 7-10 September 2015, Chania, Crete, Greece, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

What affects recognition most – wrong word stress or wrong word accent?
Åsa Abelin, Bo Thorén
Proceedings of Fonetik 2015, Working papers in General Linguistics and Phonetics, Lund, Conference paper 2015
Conference paper

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2018

The Perceptual Weight of Word Stress, Quantity and Tonal Word Accent in Swedish
Åsa Abelin, Bosse Thorén
Studies in Phonetics and Phonology, Sheffield, Equinox, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

2017

Non-arbitrariness in Swedish parent-child interactions
Åsa Abelin
Proceedings from the International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech 2017, 4 - 7 September 2017, Chania, Greece / Elena Babatsouli, Editor, Chania, Greece, Institute of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech , Conference paper 2017
Conference paper

Non-arbitrary expressions in Swedish parent-child interactions
Åsa Abelin
International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech, 4-7 September 2017 Chania, Crete, Greece. , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Impolite prosody in Swedish and the importance of context
Åsa Abelin
Interfaces, Impoliteness in Media Discourse / Anna Bączkowska (ed.)., Frankfurt am Main, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, Peter Lang, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

2016

Perception of non-native accent in relation to intelligibility and attitude
Åsa Abelin, Elisabeth Zetterholm
New Sounds 2016. International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech 10-12 June 2016. Aarhus, DK, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Identification of stress, quantity and tonal word accent in Swedish
Åsa Abelin, Bosse Thorén
New Sounds 2016. International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech 10-12 June 2016. Aarhus, DK, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Cross-cultural and cross-linguistic perception of authentic emotions through speech: An acoustic-phonetic study with Brazilian and Swedish listeners
Wellington da Silva, Plinio Barbosa, Åsa Abelin
DELTA: Documentação de Estudos em Lingüística Teórica e Aplicada, Journal article 2016
Journal article

2015

The relative weight of two Swedish prosodic contrasts
Åsa Abelin, Bosse Thorén
E. Babatsouli & D. Ingram (eds.) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech, 7 - 10 September 2015, Chania, Greece , Conference paper 2015
Conference paper

The relative perceptual weight of two Swedish prosodic contrasts
Åsa Abelin, Bosse Thorén
Abstracts of International symposium on monolingual and bilingual speech. 7-10 September 2015, Chania, Crete, Greece, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

What affects recognition most – wrong word stress or wrong word accent?
Åsa Abelin, Bo Thorén
Proceedings of Fonetik 2015, Working papers in General Linguistics and Phonetics, Lund, Conference paper 2015
Conference paper

Showing 1 - 10 of 60

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