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Tomas Staffan Riad (born 15 November 1959 in Uppsala) is a Swedish linguist, specialised in Swedish phonology and prosody. He received his Ph.D. from Stockholm University in 1992[1] and is professor at the Department of Scandinavian languages there.[2] Riad is also a violinist, trained at the Royal College of Music in London and has worked as a full-time musician.[3] He was elected a member of the Swedish Academy on 29 September 2011 (taking his seat on 20 December).[4]

Contents

BibliographyEdit

  • Squibs, remarks and replies (1988); co-authors: Elly van Gelderen &, Arild Hestvik
  • Reflexivity and predication (1988)
  • Structures in Germanic Prosody. A diachronic study with special reference to the Nordic languages (1992)
  • Birgitta Trotzig - Svenska Akademien Inträdestal (2011)
  • The Phonology of Swedish (2014)

As editorEdit

  • Tones and Tunes: Typological Studies in Word and Sentence Prosody (2007)
  • Tones and Tunes: Experimental Studies in Word and Sentence Prosody (2007)
  • Typological Studies in Word and Sentence Prosody (2007)
  • Studier i svensk språkhistoria. 12, Variation och förändring (2014)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dissertation, full text available: Structures in Germanic Prosody. A diachronic study with special reference to the Nordic languages[permanent dead link], Stockholm University, 1992.
  2. ^ Sandstedt
  3. ^ Englund
  4. ^ Sandstedt; the exact date of the election is clear from Englund's blog

ReferencesEdit

  • Peter Englund, "Ny ledamot, entry of 30 September 2011 in Englund's official blog as permanent secretary of the Academy
  • Calle Sandstedt, "Ny ledamot i Svenska Akademien", Svenska Dagbladet, 30 September 2011.

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Cultural offices
Preceded by
Birgitta Trotzig
Swedish Academy,
Seat No.6

2011–present
Incumbent