The TAG group (Brisbane) are organising a symposium on the 23rd of June.
23rd June. whole day
3 main sessions (morning, lunch, late session)
QUT Kelvin Grove campus
A330 for the symposium from 8.30 to 4.30pm
Arrive at 8:30 for a 9am start.
morning tea and a light lunch will be supplied
NUMBERS NEEDED PLEASE
please note any dietary requirements in your confirmation email to
Some problems with ascribing activity/action/projects onto data
readings for the day
Stephen C. Levinson, (2012), “Action formation and ascription”, In The Handbook of Conversation Analysis (Sidnell, Stivers, eds.), Oxford, U.K., Wiley-Blackwell, no. 103-130.
further readings by Sidnell in Language in Society.
(these are just primers for the conversations/discussions we hope to get into)
two data sessions as bookends to an action ascription discussion in the middle
session 1: 9 – 11am
special guest data session from Lim Ni Eng (Asst Prof). He has mentioned that he has some “fresh off the press” medical data that he will present (Singapore-styled English).
session 2: (plus lunch)
intro: 11:30 – 11:40am
problematic action ascription and some discussion around how to tackle it
two example cases will be presented from different data sets, separated by a light lunch (provided by QUT)
example case 1: 11:40 – 12:20
example case 2: 12:50-1:30
session 3: 2 – 4pm
‘trouble’ in action ascription from a call to an NZ victim support agency where caller and call taker display different understandings of why a question is asked and what level of detail is relevant in response.
The social analysis of drinking is a semi-structured beer garden
To confirm attendance, contact
numbers needed for lunch catering.
thank you to the TAG organising committee for organising this symposium:
Susan Danby <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Maryanne Theobald <email@example.com>,
Stuart Ekberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Katie Ekberg <email@example.com>,
Rod Gardner <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Andrea Lamont-Mills <email@example.com>,
Ilana Mushin <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Steven Christensen <Steven.Christensen@usq.edu.au>
Nathaniel Mitchell <email@example.com>,
Special thank you to:
QUT School of Early Childhood, Faculty of Education
Childhoods in Changing Contexts Research Group
Queensland University of Technology
Kelvin Grove Campus
GPO Box 2434,
Brisbane Qld 4001
NOTE: details subject to change
See you there
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