Alena L. Vasilyeva

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alena L. Vasilyeva plays a role.


Vasilyeva, Alena L. 2023 Debaters’ actions to manage interaction in the context of the debate talk showPractices of Dialogue, Dialogues in Practice, Létourneau, Alain, Geneviève Boivin and Nicolas Bencherki (eds.), pp. 229–253 | Article
The project explores how conflict is managed in a debate talk show that addresses the current situation in Belarus and its future. The analysis shows that the debaters act as co-designers of the debate activity. They indicate a variety of moves that they find inappropriate (e.g., personal… read more
Vasilyeva, Alena L. 2021 Constructing disagreement space: Talk show host’s actionsLanguage and Dialogue 11:3, pp. 379–404 | Article
The study is a single case analysis and explores how disagreement space is constructed in a dialogue that addresses language ideology and identity issues in Belarus. Disagreement space is understood as a set of the interactant’s commitments, beliefs, intentions that can be reconstructed from… read more
Vasilyeva, Alena L. 2020 Constructing others and dialogue with them in the course of public educational meetingsDialogue and Ways of Relating, Chen, Huey-Rong (ed.), pp. 118–145 | Article
The study explores public educational meetings that aim to promote the Belarusian language and culture. In the course of the meetings, those who do not have the same values and are not present during meetings are brought up into a conversation. In other words, the voice of the others who are not… read more
The study examines how interactivity is constructed in the course of multi-person interaction in a semi-informal educational context. The audio-recordings of seven meetings of a female discussion club in Belarus and their transcripts serve as interactional data. The club was organized with a… read more
The study explores verbal conflict in an institutional context and examines how the election debate format and the moderators’ actions contribute to the emergence of confrontation between themselves and the debaters, what communicative practices the debaters use to resist an institutionally… read more
This article examines how mediators contribute to formulating a particular type of interactivity by bringing to the forefront institutionally appropriate identities of participants. An existing collection of 18 transcripts from audio recordings of mediation sessions at a mediation center in the… read more
This study examines 18 transcripts from audio recordings of mediation sessions at a mediation center in the western United States to explore argumentation in the context of mediation activity. The mediation sessions involve divorced or divorcing couples attempting to create or repair a plan for… read more
Aakhus, Mark and Alena L. Vasilyeva 2008 Managing disagreement in multiparty deliberationControversy and Confrontation: Relating controversy analysis with argumentation theory, Eemeren, Frans H. van and Bart Garssen (eds.), pp. 197–214 | Article