New Semiotica special issue: Meaning in motion

Maurice Nevile is happy to announce a new collection, a special issue for the journal ‘Semiotica’, edited with two Finnish colleagues and titled ‘Meaning in Motion: Interaction in Cars’ (‘Semiotica’, 191: 101-333), edited by Pentti Haddington, Tiina Keisanen, and Maurice Nevile.

The issue is available online at

The papers are as follows:

  • Haddington, Pentti, Maurice Nevile, and Tiina Keisanen, ‘Meaning in motion: Sharing the car, sharing the drive’ pp:101-116
  • Laurier, Eric, Barry Brown, and Lorimer Hayden, ‘What it means to change lanes: Actions, emotions and wayfinding in the family car’ pp:117-135
  • Haddington, Pentti ‘Movement in action: Initiating social navigation in cars’ pp:137-167
  • Nevile, Maurice, ‘Interaction as distraction in driving: A body of evidence’, pp:169-196
  • Keisanen, Tiina, ‘“Uh-oh, we were going there”: Environmentally occasioned noticings of trouble in in-car interaction’, pp:197-222
  • Mondada, Lorenza, ‘Talking and driving: Multiactivity in the car’ pp:223-256
  • Goodwin, Marjorie Harness, and Goodwin, Charles, ‘Car talk: Integrating texts, bodies, and changing landscapes’ pp:257-286
  • Keating, Elizabeth, and Mirus, Gene, ‘The eyes have it: Technologies of automobility in sign language’ pp:287-308
  • Noy, Chaim, ‘Inhabiting the family-car: Children-passengers and parents-drivers on the school run’ pp:309-333