COHI 100 Fall 2011 Syllabus
Mo rana Ala
Office: Sequoyah 200
Office Hours: M 2:30-3:30pm, Sequoyah Hall 200
E-mail: [email protected]
F io ri Dalla
Office Hours: T 2:30-3:30pm, Media Center and Communication Bldg 248
E-mail: [email protected]
The most thought-provoking thing
in our thought-provoking time is
that we are still not thinking.
What is thinking?
Cohi100 - Lecture 17
Where do all these papers that weve read come
How do researchers nd out about the world?
They use research methods
Introduction to methods
DURING THANKSGIVING: FIELDWORK
What are research met
Things need to be shared to communicate
Example of salesman loosing langauge
Becomes giant 'edices of symboilc represetnation'
Focus on mass media
Giant systems of langauge which map onto di!erent zones of everyday life
E.g. religion, art, science
Guest Lecture : Communication 100
October 20, 2010
OED: 1) knowledge of letters;esp. ability to read and
2)Deep knowledge about a topic
Both definitions come together in the ordinary notion
of an educated person.
Sequentual Organization of t alk
We listen to what people say and use that in deciding what to say
Each turn 'projects the next' e.g. questions
And depends on the earlier for its sense e.g. answers
Studying naturally occuring conversations
Communication and the
What is this course about then?
Who are the Profs & TAs?
How do I get a good mark?
How do I pass?
COHI100: Lecture One
How am I going to understand Barrys accent?
Many of you will hav
RESEVOIR DOGS * undercover cop trying to pretend hes a criminal
SUMMARY 1. Reality is socially constructed * the court 2. Everyday life is where knowledge is made * guilty or innocent? 3. face to face interaction is paremount * typifications 4. lang
COHI 100 10/9/08 DEFINITIONS Subjective -things that only you know/feel, your own perspective -love Objective -things not dependent on your perspective or position -taxes Inter-subjuctive -the sharing of subjective states by two or more individuals -
COHI 100 10/7/08 * ERVING GOFFMAN o careful observer o gave sociology some of the key concepts and tools for understanding how it is we order our interactions with each other o mean o but great sociologist + several best sellers made him rich * THEOR
COHI 100 9/30/08 * Send Reading Summaries to: [email protected] * "The Wave" : Like at football games, "mexican wave" in Britain o Unorganized order * HARVEY SACKS: o worked at UC Irvine + founded conversational analysis o wanted to know how conver
COHI 100 9/25/08 Barry Brown Conversation Analysis * Tips: o Local Resources: + Whats happening around us. Use surroundings as data + OPEN YOUR EYES # new dress/jeans # Talk shit + Remember previous confersation info: # How is your cat doing, he was