Publications from the project so far:

Keevallik, L. (in press). Vocalizations in dance classes teach body knowledge. Linguistic Vanguard.

Hofstetter, E. (in press). Thinking with the body: Embodying thinking as a practice in board games. In S. Wiggins & K. Osvaldsson (eds) Embodiment and discursive psychology. London: Palgrave.

Wiggins, S. & Keevallik, L. (in press). Enacting gustatory pleasure on behalf of another: The multimodal coordination of infant tasting practices. Symbolic Interaction.

Hofstetter, E. & Keevallik, L. (in press). Embodiment in interaction. In Östman & Verschueren (eds.), Handbook of Pragmatics.

Keevallik, L. & Weidner, M. (2021). OKAY projecting embodied compliance to directives. In E. Betz, A. Deppermann, L. Mondada & M.-L. Sorjonen (Eds.), OKAY Across Languages: Towards  Comparative Approach to its use in talk-in-interaction.  Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Keevallik, L. (2021). When a dance hold becomes illegitimate. In A. Cekaite & L. Mondada (Eds.), Touch in Social Interaction: Touch, Language, and Body (pp.124-149). Routledge: New York.

Hofstetter, E. (2020). Achieving Preallocation: Turn Transition Practices in Board Games. Discourse Processes.

Keevallik, L. & Ogden, R. (2020). Sounds on the margins at the heart of language. Research on Language & Social Interaction, 53(1), 1-18. [Special issue introduction]

Hofstetter, E. (2020). Nonlexical ‘moans’: Response cries in board game interactions. Research on Language & Social Interaction, 53(1), 42-65.

Keevallik, L. (2020). Multimodal noun phrases. In T. Ono & S. Thompson (Eds.), The ‘Noun Phrase’ across Languages: An Emergent Unit in Interaction (pp. 153–176). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Keevallik, L. (2020). Linguistic structures emerging in the synchronization of a Pilates class. In C. Taleghani-Nikazm, E. Betz & P. Golato (Eds.), Mobilizing Others: Grammar and Lexis within Larger Activities (pp. 147–173). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Pelikan, H.R.M., 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. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 10 pages.

Keevallik, L. (2020). Grammatical coordination of embodied action: The Estonian ja ‘and’ as a temporal coordinator of Pilates moves. In Y. Maschler, S. Pekarek Doehler, J. Lindström, & L. Keevallik (eds), Emergent syntax for conversation: Clausal patterns and the organization of action (pp.221-244). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Wiggins, S. (2019). Moments of pleasure: A preliminary classification of gustatory mmms and the enactment of enjoyment during infant mealtimes. Frontiers in Psychology. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01404

Keevallik, L. (2018) What Does Embodied Interaction Tell Us About Grammar?, Research on Language and Social Interaction, 51:1, 1-21, DOI: 10.1080/08351813.2018.1413887 [with commentary from E. Couper-Kuhlen & J. Streeck]

Keevallik, L. (2018) Sequence Initiation or Self-Talk? Commenting on the Surroundings While Mucking out a Sheep Stable, Research on Language and Social Interaction, 51:3, 313-328, DOI: 10.1080/08351813.2018.1485233

Keevallik, L. (2018) The temporal organization of conversation while mucking out a sheep stable. In A. Deppermann & J. Streeck (Eds.), Time in Embodied Interaction: Synchronicity and sequentiality of multimodal resources (pp. 97–122).  Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Conference presentations:

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 2019, 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.

Some publications underpinning the project:

Auer, P. 2009. On-line syntax: Thoughts on the temporality of spoken language. Language Sciences 31: 1–13.

Broth, M. & Keevallik, L. 2014. Getting ready to move as a couple. Accomplishing mobile formations in a dance class. Space and Culture 17(2): 107121.

Cekaite, A. 2010. Shepherding the child: Embodied directive sequences in parent-child interactions. Text & Talk 30(1): 1–25.

Deppermann, A. & Günthner, S. (Eds.) 2015. Temporality in Interaction. Amsterdam: Benjamins

Dingemanse, M. 2011. Ideophones and the aesthetics of everyday language in a West-African society. The Senses & Society 6(1): 77–85

Dingemanse, M. 2014. Making new ideophones in Siwu: Creative depiction in conversation. Pragmatics and Society 5(3): 384–405

Dingemanse, M., Torreira, F., & Enfield, N. J. 2013. Is “Huh?” a universal word? Conversational infrastructure and the convergent evolution of linguistic items. PLoS One 8(11): e78273

Enfield, N.J., & Sidnell, J. 2014. Language presupposes an enchronic infrastructure for social interaction. In: D. Dor et al. (Eds.), The Social Origins of Language, (pp.92–104). Oxford: OUP

Goodwin, C. 1980. Restarts, pauses, and the achievement of mutual gaze at turn-beginning. Sociological Inquiry 50(3–4): 272–302

Goodwin, C. 2000. Action and embodiment within situated human interaction. Journal of Pragmatics 32(10): 1489–1522.

Laanesoo, K., Keevallik, L. 2017. Noticing breaches with non-polar interrogatives: Estonian kes ‘who’ ascribing responsibility for problematic conduct. Research on Language and Social Interaction 50(3): 286–306.

Keevallik, L. 2010. Bodily quoting in dance correction. Research on Language and Social Interaction 43(4): 126.

Keevallik, L. 2013. Decomposing movement: Spatial deixis in dance instruction. In: P. Haddington, L. Mondada & M. Nevile (Eds.), Interaction and Mobility: Language and the Body in Motion (pp. 345–370). Berlin/Boston: Walter De Gruyter.

Keevallik, L. 2013. The interdependence of bodily demonstrations and clausal syntax. Research on Language and Social Interaction 46(1): 1–21.

Keevallik, L. 2014. Turn organization and bodily-vocal demonstrations. Journal of Pragmatics 65: 103120.

Keevallik, L. 2014. Having a ball: Immaterial objects in dance instruction. In: M. Nevile et al. (Eds.), Interacting with Objects (pp.245–264). Amsterdam: Benjamins

Keevallik, L. 2015. Coordinating the temporalities of talk and dance. In: A. Deppermann & S. Günthner (Eds.), Temporality in Interaction (pp.306–336). Amsterdam: Benjamins

Keevallik, L. 2017. Linking performances: The temporality of contrastive grammar. In: R. Laury, M. Etelämäki & E. Couper-Kuhlen (Eds.), Linking Clauses and Actions in Social Interaction (pp.54–72). Helsinki: Finnish Literary Society.

Linell, P. 2009. Rethinking Language, Mind and World Dialogically: Interactional and contextual theories of human sense-making. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing

McNeill, D. 2005. Gesture and Thought. Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Mondada, L. 2009. The embodied and negotiated production of assessments in instructed actions. Research on Language and Social Interaction 42(4): 329–361

Mondada, L. 2014. The surgeon as a camera director: manoeuvring video in the operating theater. In: M. Broth et al. (Eds.), Studies of Video Practices, (pp.97–134). New York: Routledge

Schegloff, E.A. 2007. Sequence Organization: A primer in conversation analysis. Cambridge: CUP

Streeck, J., Goodwin, C. & LeBaron, C. (Eds.) 2011. Embodied Interaction. Cambridge: CUP

Wiggins, S. (2002). Talking with your mouth full: Gustatory mmms and the embodiment of pleasure. Research on Language & Social Interaction 35(3): 311-336.

Wiggins, S. (2012). The social life of ‘eugh’: Disgust as assessment in family mealtimes. British Journal of Social Psychology 52(3): 489-509.