Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
Professor

Professor, Department of Finnish and Finno-Ugric Languages (School of Languages and Translation Studies)

mlhelas@utu.fi
+358 29 450 2802
+358 46 923 3816

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Areas of expertise
Professor of Finnish language; interactional linguistics; syntax; spoken discourse; interactions with aphasic speakers; language acquisition; digital interaction; computer-mediated communication; usage-based linguistics, discourse-functional linguistics

Biography
Marja-Liisa Helasvuo received her MA in Finnish language at the University of Helsinki and PhD in linguistics at the University of California Santa Barbara (1997). Since 2005, she has worked as a professor of Finnish language at the University of Turku.


Research
Marja-Liisa Helasvuo's research interests lie in the area of interactional linguistics where she has focused on the relationship between syntax and conversational organization. She is the author of Syntax in the Making (Benjamins, 2001) as well as numerous research articles. She is the co-editor of Grammar from the Human Perspective (together with Lyle Campbell, Benjamins, 2006), Discourses in interaction (together with Marjut Johansson, Mia Raitaniemi and Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen, Benjamins, 2010) and ) and Subjects in constructions: canonical and non-canonical (together with Tuomas Huumo, Benjamins, 2015). She has co-edited a special issue on Discourse participants in interaction (together with Robert Englebretson, J of Pragmatics, 2014) and on Units in responsive turns (together with Elise Kärkkäinen and Tomoko Endo, J of Pragmatics, 2017).

Teaching
Finnish grammar; discourse and interaction; interactional linguistics; digital interaction

Publications
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The relativizer kun in spoken Finnish: Patterns of usage and paths of development (2018) Oralité, Information, Typologie. Orality, Information, Typology Helasvuo Marja-Liisa, Laury Ritva
(
B2 Book chapter)

Units in responsive turns (2017)
Journal of Pragmatics
Helasvuo Marja-Liisa, Endo Tomoko, Kärkkäinen Elise
(
B1 Journal article)

Choosing between zero and pronominal subject: modeling subject expresion in the 1st person singular in Finnish conversation (2016)
Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory
Marja-Liisa Helasvuo, Aki-Juhani Kyröläinen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Detached NPs with Relative Clauses in Finnish Conversations (2016) Information structuring of spoken language from a cross-linguistic perspective Laury Ritva, Helasvuo Marja-Liisa
(
A3 Book chapter)

Disclaiming epistemic access with ‘know’ and ‘remember’ in Finnish (2016)
Journal of Pragmatics
Ritva Laury, Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Kirja-arvostelu: Direktiivisyyden rajankäyntiä (2016)
Virittäjä
Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
(
B1 Journal article)

Canonical and non-canonical subjects in constructions – Perspectives from cognition and discourse (2015) Subjects in constructions: canonical and non-canonical Marja-Liisa Helasvuo, Tuomas Huumo
(
A3 Book chapter)

"Jos ajat, et ota" (2015)
Turun Sanomat
Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

On the subject of subject in Finnish (2015) Subjects in constructions: canonical and non-canonical Tuomas Huumo, Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
(
A3 Book chapter)

Subjects in constructions : Canonical and non-canonical (2015) Marja-Liisa Helasvuo, Tuomas Huumo
(
C2 Edited book)

Vuorotellen, päällekkäin ja lomittain (2015)
Turun Sanomat
Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Elämän valinnat (2014)
Aurora
Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Johdatus digitaaliseen vuorovaikutukseen (2014) Kieli verkossa: Näkökulmia digitaaliseen vuorovaikutukseen Marja-Liisa Helasvuo, Marjut Johansson, Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen
(
A3 Book chapter)

Jotta suomalaiset voisivat puhua enemmän – Puhetilanteen osallistujat tekstiviestikeskustelussa (2014) Kieli verkossa: Näkökulmia digitaaliseen vuorovaikutukseen Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
(
A3 Book chapter)

Kieli verkossa – Näkökulmia digitaaliseen vuorovaikutukseen (2014) Marja-Liisa Helasvuo, Marjut Johansson, Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen
(
C2 Edited book)

Kuka minä? (2014)
Turun Sanomat
Helasvuo Marja-Liisa
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Puheesta kirjoitusta (2014)
Turun Sanomat
Helasvuo Marja-Liisa
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)


Last updated on 2019-17-08 at 02:16