COHI 100 102511

COHI 100 102511 - Certain cultural expectations for how...

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COHI 100 10/25/11 Lecture 03:03 Midterm: ~7 questions, short-answer; directly from reading and lecture Performative vs. constantive Performative: people act and direct; changing worlds Constantive: can be read as performative too Conversation analysis: Way of analyzing conversations (theory) Father: Harvey Sacks Ethnomethodology derived Interest in the utterances as objects which speakers use to get things done in the  course of human interaction “Just Say No?” how are the refusals normatively done? Refusal is an elegantly crafted interactional activity – incorporates delays, prefaces,  palliatives, accounts Generating culture as we talk to each other We are doing culture as we interact and comm No Country for Old Man
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Unformatted text preview: Certain cultural expectations for how conv should take place Organization of conversation Coherence and sequential organization Interactional relevance the relevance of the turn is dependent on that which immediately precedes it Turn taking (fundamental org of social action) One party talking at a time while speaker change occurs Ad hoc Cant be predicted; depends on situation and time Sequential org and coherence System for comm may be systematic and orderly, whereas it must be essentially ad hoc (designed for the specific situation) COORDINATION CA analysis: transcribing words, who talks when, overlaps and passages of time see coordination among speakers 03:03 03:03...
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