MA Thesis (2014)
LINK | Young, N.J. (2018). Talrytmens sociala betydelse i det senmoderna Stockholm – Vokaldurationskontrast som ett indexikalt drag [The social meaning of rhythm in late-modern Stockholm – Vowel durational contrast as an indexical feature]. Nordand – Nordisk tidsskrift for andrespråksforskning 13(1), 41-63.
Funding body: Stockholm University scholarship for non-EU citizens
My MA thesis was a pilot investigation into the phonetic features that are tied to evaluations of affect and ethnicity in Stockholm Swedish. The work was funded by the Stockholm University scholarship for non-EU citizens.
The work was conducted at The Centre for Research on Bilingualism and The Department of Linguistics at Stockholm University. My supervisor was Dr. Kari Fraurud.
Sound files that were evaluated for the study can be accessed here (email me for password).