Conference presentations

See also our Talks page, with abstracts and additional talks at seminars, workshops, panel organization, etc.

Conference presentations from the project so far:

Hofstetter, E. & Keevallik, L. (organizers) (2021). Panel: Nonlexical vocalizations and the sensing body. IPrA, June 27-July 2, Winterthur, Switzerland.

Wiggins, S. & Keevallik, L. (2021). Lip-smacks and the multimodal co-ordination of eating with an infant. IPrA, June 27-July 2, Winterthur, Switzerland.

Hofstetter, E. (2021). Interactionally situating the power scream: Analyzing bodily motivated vocalizations. IPrA, June 27-July 2, Winterthur, Switzerland.

Polak Yitzhaki, H., Amon, M., Maschler, Y., & Keevallik, L. (2021). Verbs of seeing as evidentials: Hebrew ‘ata ro’e and Estonian näed ‘YOU SEE’. IPrA, June 27-July 2, Winterthur, Switzerland.

Maschler, Y., Pekarek Doehler, S., Lindström, J. & Keevallik, L. (2021). The grammar-body interface: A cross-linguistic analysis of pseudo-cleft-like constructions in Hebrew, French, Swedish and Estonian interaction. IPrA, June 27-July 2, Winterthur, Switzerland.

Pelikan, H., Robinson, F.A., Keevallik, L., Velonaki, M., Broth, M. & Brown, B. (2021). Sound in Human-Robot Interaction. In Companion of the 2021 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’21 Companion). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 706–708. DOI:

Pelikan, H. (2021). Conversation Analysis and Research Through Design — A Fruitful Interaction? Paper presented at the Workshop Research Through Design Approaches in Human-Robot Interaction held in conjunction with the 16th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction

Keevallik, L. (2021). Syntax and multimodality in pedagogical practice. LANSI Jan. 15 2021. Online.

Hofstetter, E. (2020). Interactionally situating the power scream: Bodily motivated vocalizations. Linguistweets, December 5, 2020.

Löfgren, A. (2020). Song versus talk during depictions in proposal sequences at opera rehearsals – Intersubjectivity and vocal modality. European Conference on Conversation Analysis. June 30, 2020, online.

Pelikan, H. (2020). Intermediate-Level Knowledge: A Conversation Analysis Perspective. Paper presented at the first international workshop on Designerly HRI Knowledge held in conjunction with the 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2020).

Pelikan, H., Broth, M., & Keevallik, L. (2020). Designing for Incidental Encounters with Autonomous Buses: An Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Approach. Paper accepted for the Workshop The Forgotten in HRI: Incidental Encounters with Robots in Public Spaces at the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’20).

Hofstetter, E. & Robles, J. (2020). Metagaming and multiactivity: How board game players deal with progressivity. International Communication Association, May 20-26, 2020, Online.

Wiggins, S. (2020). On how the psychological becomes the social in everyday eating practices. Finnish Annual Social Psychology Conference. May 7-8, 2020, Tampere Finland.

Pelikan, H., Broth, M. & Keevallik, L. (2020). ‘Are You Sad, Cozmo?’ How Humans Make Sense of a Home Robot’s Emotion Displays. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’20), March 23–26, 2020, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Pelikan, H. (2020). Coordinating actions with a mobile embodied AI. European Conference on Conversation Analysis, June, Nijmegen, NL.

Löfgren, A. (2019) Mixing song and speech when proposing at opera rehearsals. 5th Copenhagen Multimodality Day, 4 October, Copenhagen.

Pelikan, H. (2019). ‘A Stubborn Child’ – How Robot Sounds are Oriented to in Everyday Situated Interaction at Home. Mensch und Computer Conference. Hamburg, Germany. Sept 9. Part of workshop on ‘Interacting with Robots and Virtual Agents? Robotic Systems in Situated Action and Social Encounters’

Hofstetter, E. (2019). Culture at the board: Non-lexical vocalizations and navigating the accountability of competition. IIEMCA, Jul.3-5, Mannheim.

Weatherall, A., Keevallik, L. & Stubbe, M. (2019). Being incapacitated by pain during medical consultations. IIEMCA, Jul.3-5, Mannheim.

Keevallik, L. (2019). Grammatical coordination of embodied action in Pilates classes. IPrA June, Hong Kong.

Keevallik, L. & Pekarek Doehler, S. (panel organizers) (2019). Grammar-body interface in social interaction. IPrA, June, Hong Kong.

Pelikan, H. (2019). Interactional challenges of using social robots using multimodal CA. Part of a workshop on Interactional challenges of working on social robots that collaborate with people. CHI Conference, May 4th, Glasgow UK.

Löfgren, A. & Hofstetter, E. (2019). Depiction vs. rehearsal: Comparing how professional musicians use depictive playing and rehearsal playing. 12th ILL, May 3-5, Lund.

Hofstetter, E. (2019). What goes up must come down: Shifting in and out of falls in rock climbing. COACT, Apr.24-26, Oulu.

Hofstetter, E. (2019). ‘Thinking’ with the body and voice during game turns. Herbstakademie, Feb.27-Mar2, Freiburg.

Keevallik, L. (2019). Transmitting experience of body movements through voice. Freiburg Colloquium, Feb.24-25.

Keevallik, L. (2018). Emergent syntax in the embodied world. NORDISCO, Nov.21-23, Aarhus.

Weatherall, A. & Keevallik, L. (2018). Displays of pain at the doctor’s office. OFTI, Sept.20-21, Stockholm.

Keevallik, L. (2018). The social organization of strain grunts. ICCA, Jul. 2018.

Keevallik, L. & Ogden, R. (panel organizers) (2018). Non-lexical vocalizations. Panel at ICCA2018.