Social Psychology: Wiggins: Plenary on eating practices

Wiggins is giving a plenary talk at the Finnish Annual Social Psychology Conference (Tampere University): "On how the psychological becomes the social in everyday eating practices", May 7th, 2020. Abstract: In this presentation, I will discuss the ways in which psychological concepts associated with eating practices, such as food preferences, become social in everyday interaction. …

Hofstetter: Field camera rigs

Hofstetter has written a tutorial on creating your own mobile camera backpack rig, particularly for capturing video of rock climbers at height. You can read it in the ISCA Forum Newsletter, an online informal publication for interactional researchers.

Hofstetter: DARGchive

Hofstetter appeared in an interview in the DARGchive series, which speaks to interactional researchers about their history with this field of research, their current work and future plans. (Previous interviews in this series include two from our team, Leelo Keevallik and Sally Wiggins!)

Keevallik: DARGchive Interview

Keevallik appeared in an interview about how she came to study the body and syntax and non-lexical vocalizations, her current work, and her future plans. You can find it in the DARGchive series of interviews with interactional researchers.   (Prior interviews include one with another of our team members, Sally Wiggins!)

ECCA: Pelikan: Coordinating Actions with a Mobile Embodied AI

Pelikan will present a poster at ECCA2020 on 'Coordinating actions with a mobile embodied AI'. Abstract: This paper explores human coordination with an embodied and mobile artificial intelligence (AI) in the form of a toy robot. Focus lies on a face recognition activity that requires humans to remain oriented to the robot for several seconds, …

Pelikan et al.: Workshop on autonomous buses

Pelikan, Broth & Keevallik are presenting a workshop on taking human social action into account when designing for autonomous buses. The workshop will occur at HRI 2020. The workshop abstract is available here! "Designing for Incidental Encounters with Autonomous Buses: An Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Approach"

Special Issue: Keevallik & Ogden: Sounds on the margins of language

Keevallik and Ogden have edited a special issue on Sounds on the margins of language - non-lexical vocalizations, response cries, whistles, breathing, and other 'liminal signs' (as Dingemanse writes in his discussant review of the special issue). Abstract: What do people do with sniffs, lip-smacks, grunts, moans, sighs, whistles, and clicks, where these are not …

Hofstetter: Nonlexical moans in board games

Hofstetter has published 'Nonlexical 'moans': Response cries in board games'. Abstract: This article examines nonlexical vocalizations in board game interactions, focusing on “moans.” Moans are prolonged, voiced, response cries. Moans react to game events where the player has suffered in some way. Despite the complaint-relevant nature of moans, game actions are never withdrawn in response …