Wiggins & Keevallik: Enacting gustatory pleasure on behalf of another

Wiggins and Keevallik have published a new article on how mothers use 'mm' sounds when feeding their infants, entitled 'Enacting gustatory pleasure on behalf of another: The multimodal coordination of infant tasting practices.' Available in Symbolic Interaction, open access. Abstract: Tasting as a social practice can be enacted on behalf of others through precisely positioned …

Keevallik: Multimodal noun phrases

Keevallik is publishing an article in a collection of cross-linguistic analysis on noun phrases: 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. Abstract: In co-present interaction, our bodies are continuously available for sense-making. Linguists, however, have …

New chapter: Keevallik – Multimodal ‘noun phrases’

Keevallik has an upcoming chapter in: The ‘Noun Phrase’ in Everyday Interaction across Languages, T. Ono & S. Thompson (Eds.). Typological Studies in Language. John Benjamins. Multimodal “noun phrases” In co-present interaction, participants’ bodies are continuously available for sense-making. Linguists, however, have generally analyzed grammatical patterns, such as noun phrases, separately from the rest of …