Angela Cora Garcia
List of John Benjamins publications for which Angela Cora Garcia plays a role.
Embodied action in remote online interaction: A preliminary investigation of hand raising gestures in a Zoom meeting Language and Dialogue: Online-First Articles2023
In this paper I use a conversation analytic approach to investigate how participants in a meeting held remotely via Zoom use embodied action to solicit selection as next speaker. When hand raising is not immediately successful, participants use embodied actions to withdraw, modify, upgrade,… read more | Article
The types and functions of humor in the work of a United States Senator: A case study of Senator Edward Kennedy Language and Dialogue 11:2, pp. 246–2702021
This study investigates the role interactional competence plays in the performance of political roles by examining the use of humor in events such as speeches, election campaign rallies, press briefings and televised news interviews. In this case study of a prominent United States Senator (the late… read more | Article
Advice-giving and disputant empowerment in divorce mediation sessions Language and Dialogue 2:3, pp. 398–4262012
While mediation programs vary greatly in their procedures and philosophies, most programs expect the mediator to act as a neutral facilitator who empowers disputants to resolve the dispute themselves. Advice-giving by mediators is therefore typically not recommended. However, mediators often find… read more | Article