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Mon 18 Jan, Mon 25 Jan, ... Mon 8 Feb 2021
16:00 - 17:30

Venue: Taught Online

Provided by: Social Sciences Research Methods Programme


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Conversation and Discourse Analysis

Mon 18 Jan, Mon 25 Jan, ... Mon 8 Feb 2021

Description

NB. NOTES FOR INTERESTED STUDENTS

The course content for this year is under construction and will change. While the focus of the course will remain the same, the balance of the content between two types of analysis will change and hands-on tasks added to the curriculum.

The module will introduce students to the study of language use as a distinctive type of social practice. Attention will be focused primarily on the methodological and analytic principles of conversation analysis. (CA). However, it will explore the debates between CA and Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), as a means of addressing the relationship between the study of language use and the study of other aspects of social life. It will also consider the roots of conversation analysis in the research initiatives of ethnomethodology, and the analysis of ordinary and institutional talk. It will finally consider the interface between CA and CDA.

Topics:

  • Session 1: The Roots of Conversation Analysis
  • Session 2: Ordinary Talk
  • Session 3: Institutional Talk
  • Session 4: Conversation Analysis and Critical Discourse Analysis
Target audience
  • University Students from Tier 1 Departments
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here
Sessions

Number of sessions: 4

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 18 Jan 2021   16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 Taught Online Svetlana Smirnova
2 Mon 25 Jan 2021   16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 Taught Online Svetlana Smirnova
3 Mon 1 Feb 2021   16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 Taught Online Svetlana Smirnova
4 Mon 8 Feb 2021   16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 Taught Online Svetlana Smirnova
Assessment

This module is not assessed.

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Theme
Qualitative Methods

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