IPrA Keevallik – Grammatical coordination of embodied action in Pilates classes

Keevallik presented at IPrA2019 in Hong Kong on 'Grammatical coordination of embodied action in Pilates classes', as part of a panel she organized with Pekarek Doehler. Abstract: Language is but one resource of sense-making and action formation. As interacting human beings we cannot merely rely on our earlier experiences of lexicon and grammar, because this …

Keevallik: Vocalizing and the body in interaction, Stockholm

Keevallik is presenting a talk at Stockholm University, May 22nd 2019. Vocalizing and the body in interaction The human body is regularly ignored in studies of language. Based on data from occasions of joint physical work, such as clearing a sheep stable, and instruction of dance and pilates, the paper shows how vocal resources are …

Hofstetter: Thinking & groaning, at CARDS Ulster

Hofstetter presented and had a data session and seminar at the CARDS research group at Ulster University, Belfast. 'Thinking (and some groaning): Revealing vs. creating 'inaccessible' experience' In this presentation, I will present ways in which (ostensibly) inaccessible phenomena are made relevant and accessible by participants in interaction. Phenomena such as thinking are supposedly ‘inaccessible’ …

MOBSIN9: Pelikan – Encounters with a social robot data session

Pelikan will present data at MOBSIN 2019, Leuven 15-17 May, 2019. Encounters with a social robot: Data session. The data for this data session come from a small corpus of video recordings of 4 pairs of people interacting with a Cozmo toy robot, a small robot inspired by Pixar’s Wall-E and Eve. Encountering a social …

CHI Pelikan: Interactional challenges with social robots using multimodal CA

Pelikan will be giving a workshop paper as part of the CHI 2019 Workshop 'The challenges of working on social robots that collaborate with people'. Glasgow, May 4th, 2019. Tackling Interactional Challenges in Social Robots: A Multimodal Conversation Analytic Approach The field of social robotics has grown considerably in recent years and social and collaborative …

Hofstetter: Making visible the (ostensibly) invisible

Hofstetter presented a talk at the Linköping IKK's Högreseminarium series, March 20, 2019. Thinking and moaning: Making visible the ostensibly invisible In this presentation, I will present ways in which (ostensibly) inaccessible phenomena are made relevant and accessible by participants in interaction. Phenomena such as thinking are ‘inaccessible’ by virtue of being private. Unless a …

IPrA 2019: Panel – Grammar-body interface in social interaction

Leelo Keevallik & Simona Pekarek-Doehler are organising a panel at the upcoming IPrA conference in Hong Kong, concerning how the body and grammar are intertwined. Abstract: During the past two decades, the increased focus on naturally occurring language use, facilitated through the availability of audio and video recorded data for linguistic analysis, has led to …

IIEMCA19: Hofstetter – Culture at the board

Hofstetter will present at IIEMCA2019, Jul.3-5 Mannheim. Culture at the board: Non-lexical vocalizations and navigating the accountability of competition In this paper, I examine the actions that constitute acceptable game play, in order to show an example of ‘gameplay culture’. How is it that players can both accept a move that has harmed them (as …

Iconicity Symposium: Löfgren & Hofstetter – Depiction vs. rehearsal

Löfgren & Hofstetter will present at the 12th Int. Symposium on Iconicity in Language & Literature, May3-5, Lund. Depiction vs. rehearsal: Comparing how professional musicians use depictive playing and rehearsal playing In this paper, we examine how musicians switch between iconic demonstrations and rehearsals of passages of music. Using two data corpora of professional musicians …