Past LISO Events

Past LISO Events: 2020-present

LISO Seminar Series 2021-2022

Spring 2022 - Coordinator: Kevin Whitehead

April 1, 2022 
David Gibson (Department of Sociology, Notre Dame) 
“Hyping the hypothetical: The conversational machinery of legal argumentation at the U.S. Supreme Court”
April 29, 2022
Isabella Giglio (Department of Sociology, UCSB)
“Knowledge assessments in medical encounters: An analysis of knowledge in doctor-patient interactions”
May 6, 2022
Andre Buscariolli (Department of Sociology, UCSB)
“Doing space during police-civilian encounters: Embodiment and spatiality in police work”
May 27, 2022
Patricia Lehleiter (Institute of English Literature and Language, Department of Philosophy and Humanities, Free University of Berlin; and Department of Linguistics, UCSB)
“‘We're just friends’: Managing relationship categories and boundaries in interaction”

Winter 2022 - Coordinator: John Du Bois

January 14, 2022
Mugiho Kojima (Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University, Japan; and Department of Linguistics, UCSB)
“COVID-19 interactions that feature ageism: A case study of conversation among Japanese women”
January 28, 2022
Shirly Orr (Tel Aviv University)
“The natural use of Truth in interaction”
February 11, 2022
Michael Mora Rodriguez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona; and Department of Sociology, UCSB)
“Structural organization of police border checks in the Spain-France border area”
March 11, 2022
Federico Rossano (UC San Diego)
“Interacting like a human being: How children and non-human primates calibrate requests”

Fall 2021 - Coordinator: Amy Kyratzis

October 15, 2021
Asta Cekaite (Child Studies, Linköping University) & Matt Burdelski (Linguistics, Osaka University)
“Crying and crying responses: A comparative exploration of pragmatic socialization in Swedish and Japanese Preschools”
October 22, 2021
Amanda Bateman (Education, University of Waikato, NZ)
“Noticing, recognising and responding to children’s affective displays”
November 5, 2021
Lourdes de León (Linguistics, Center for Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology, CIESAS, MÉXICO)
“Learning by inhabiting actions: Mayan children’s embodied interactions in their everyday learning ecologies”

LISO Seminar Series 2020-2021

Spring 2021 - Coordinator: Kevin Whitehead

April 30, 2021
Kevin Whitehead & Geoffrey Raymond (Department of Sociology, UCSB)
“Who is the actor? What is the action? Managing the problem of multiple categories in relation to the formation and ascription of actions”
May 7, 2021
Jessie Jie Chen (Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University, Australia)
“Progressing courses of action: Gestures and gestalt in Mandarin multi-party talk”
May 14, 2021
Albert J. Meehan & AnnMarie Dennis (Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Criminal Justice, University of Oakland)
“‘In Situ’ Assessments of Officer’s Accounts of ‘What Happened’ in Police-Involved Shootings”
May 21, 2021
Galina Bolden (School of Communication and Information, Rutgers)
“Error correction as a site for negotiating epistemic responsibilities”
May 28, 2021
Chadi Ben Youssef (Department of Linguistics, UCSB)
“‘I wear combat boots on my tongue’: A multivariate study of stance taking and evaluation in a radical-right radio show”

Winter 2021 - Coordinator: Amy Kyratzis

January 22, 2021

Rachel Chen (Ph.D. Candidate, Education, University of California, Berkeley)
"Diverging goals in Autistic child-parent interaction"

February 12, 2021

Sara Goico (University of California President’s, and National Science
Foundation Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow,
Sociology, UCLA)
Marjorie Harness Goodwin (Distinguished Research Professor
of Anthropology, Anthropology, UCLA)
"Exclusion and Inclusion in Peer Groups: The Construction of Exclusionary Acts by Hearing and Deaf Youth"

February 26, 2021
Sarah Jean Johnson (Assistant Professor, Education, University of Texas, El
Alejandra Sanmiguel López (Ph.D. student, Education, University of Texas,
El Paso)
"Mexican heritage children’s cultural learning of ballet folklórico: Attentive and embodied pedagogies of care, cultural pride, and
concerted hard work"

Fall 2020 - Coordinator: John Du Bois

October 16, 2020
Giorgia Troiani (Linguistics, UCSB)
Data Session: "Competing factors in Kazakh reported speech"
October 30, 2020
Simeon Floyd (Dept. of Anthropology, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador)
“Getting others to do things in Cha’palaa and beyond"
November 13, 2020
Nick Enfield (Linguistics, University of Sydney)
"Getting others to do things: A pragmatic typology of recruitments"