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2018 CA workshops at Rutgers

Galina Bolden

Spring 2018 Conversation Analysis Workshops

Rutgers Communication Department Conversation Analysis Faculty will be holding a series of 2.5-day Introductory Conversation Analysis Training Workshops, offered by Galina BoldenAlexa HepburnJenny Mandelbaum, and Lisa Mikesell.

  • 26 – 28 January      Turn-taking in conversation
  • 16 – 18 February    Action sequencing and preference organization
  • 13 – 15 April            Repair and person reference

Workshops are designed for graduate students and researchers interested in developing skills in qualitative analysis of social interaction (specifically, Conversation Analysis). Sessions will comprise primarily small group activities, involving systematic introduction to instructional content and data analysis procedures, working with a wide range of data corpora, including everyday interactions, family mealtimes, medical and clinical encounters, and emergency helplines. Instruction in transcription will also be provided.

Workshops are suitable for beginners and for those seeking to consolidate existing skills. See below for further information on each workshop.

The cost of the workshops will be $350 per workshop for faculty, $200 for graduate students (some 50% scholarships available). There will be a $100 discount if you register for all three workshops. The registration deadline for the first workshop is January 16, 2018. Additional registration information will be provided shortly.

Rutgers graduate students and doctoral students at other schools participating in the Inter-University Doctoral Consortium can enroll into the workshops by registering for a three graduate credit course (course information: 16:194:671 Topics in Communication Processes – Intro to Conversation Analysis).

Limit: Numbers will be limited to 15 participants. Register now to reserve your space.

Please direct any further inquiries to Alexa Hepburn