News, Links, Bibliographies and more. The most comprehensive place for CA information and resources on the Web is
without doubt Paul ten Have's comprehensive and
well-organised Ethno / CA News site.
CA basics You may well have already found the Wikipedia page, but among the most comprehensive and authoritative short online accounts is written by Jack Sidnell. (See also his 2010 title on the books page.
|The group I work in. For information on what we do here in the Discourse
and Rhetoric Group at Loughborough University, click on this DARG
|SEDIT. The very active Scottish Ethnomethodology, Discourse, Interaction and Talk Group has a home
page with links to news of its activities and members.
|The Feminist Conversation Analysis Unit, based at the Unversity of York (England) has a home
page. Its aim is to "bring together the technical field of conversation analysis (CA), based in the foundational work of Sacks, Schegloff and Jefferson, and the social and political concerns of feminism."
|The Work, Interaction and Technology (WIT) group at King's College, London, is a centre of excellence in multi-modal and applied CA.
|AIEMCA. The Australian Institute for
Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis is a dynamic and active group. Do consult its website for, among other things, a YouTube channel showing videos of CA people explaining various aspects of the field.
|Danish group. Paul McIlvenny's excellent MOVIN
site is a showcase for a very active Danish-based CA research
group and includes useful resources.
|Centre for Applied Interaction Research. Based at University College, London, CAIR has information about applied CA research with an accent on speech and language disorder.
|My own lecture courses.
'Analysing talk in interaction' is more focussed on
Conversation Analysis, while 'Analysing talk and
text' puts CA into the context of other forms of Discourse
Analysis. Both of them incorporate this tutorial.
|Nick Llewellyn's online tutorial at Warwick University.
Nick has an excellent CA tutorial online, featuring worked examples of transcription and analysis.
|Numa Markee's data-session site.
Numa is developing what will be a very useful electronic data sessions site on which people can upload video files, linked transcripts, images and so on, for data sessions at a distance.
|An audio-enhanced transcription notation guide by Prof Emanuel Schegloff is online
at his home page at the University of California, Los Angeles.
This excellent site also features a list of publications available for
ordering, and sound files of some of the data Professor Schegloff has used
|CA in Russian Galina Bolden has set up a valuable site to collect and share resources related to doing CA in Russian.
|Data sources. The excellent
Talkbank site is a source of recordings and transcriptions in a variety of
styles, and much else besides.
|Worth a separate page: a list of CA books to consult.