Hofstetter 2022: Novice inquiry in unique adequacy

Hofstetter has published an article in a special issue on ethnography and ethnomethodology, "A novice inquiry into unique adequacy". Abstract: In this paper, I question how a researcher might fulfil the unique adequacy requirement when studying novices in a setting in which the researcher is already a member. Since novices by definition lack the expected …

Kerrison: Ulster seminar talk: Cheering for make-believe

Our newest team member, Adrian Kerrison, presented a talk at the Linguistics Research Seminar at Ulster University, Belfast, Apr 14/22: Nothing to Shout About: Mutual understanding, response relevance, and cheering for make-believe Abstract: How does a wild squirrel "score a touchdown" at a game of American Football? How do two invisible, imaginary wrestlers engage in …

Hofstetter: Analyzing researchers as participants

Hofstetter has published an article on "Analyzing the researcher-participant in EMCA" as part of a special issue in Social Interaction: Video-Based Studies of Human Sociality, edited by Julia Katila, Yumei Gan, Sara Goico, and Marjorie Harness Goodwin. Abstract: Conversation analysis strives to use naturalistic data in its research, but the definition of “natural” is often …

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"

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 …