Dennis Day

List of John Benjamins publications for which Dennis Day plays a role.


Evaluating Cognitive Competences in Interaction

Edited by Gitte Rasmussen, Catherine E. Brouwer and Dennis Day

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 225] 2012. v, 238 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Discourse studies | Pragmatics


Day, Dennis and Susanne Kjaerbeck 2019 Membership categorization and storytelling: The cake storyCategorization in multilingual storytelling, Prior, Matthew T. and Steven Talmy (eds.), pp. 359–374 | Article
In this paper, we demonstrate how the collaborative and sequential unfolding of a story ties into the constitution of a membership categorization device which we have glossed as ‘us and them’. The data come from a focus group activity where first and second generation immigrants to Denmark have… read more
Day, Dennis and Johannes Wagner 2014 Objects as tools for talkInteracting with Objects: Language, materiality, and social activity, Nevile, Maurice, Pentti Haddington, Trine Heinemann and Mirka Rauniomaa (eds.), pp. 101–124 | Article
This paper deals with the touching, grasping, moving and handling of relatively small physical objects within spates of talk-in-interaction. We are interested in the organisation of such actions and the distribution of the objects amongst interactants in their unfolding activities, specifically in… read more
Day, Dennis and Susanne Kjaerbeck 2013 ‘Positioning’ in the conversation analytic approachNarrative Inquiry 23:1, pp. 16–39 | Article
From the perspective of ethnomethodology and conversation analysis (EM/CA), the concept of positioning may offer a compellingly rich metaphor for understanding identity and relations. There appears, however, to be no such analytical concept in EM/CA. Instead, the EM/CA approach offers concepts such… read more
Day, Dennis and Susanne Kjaerbeck 2012 Treating student contributions as displays of understanding in group supervisionEvaluating Cognitive Competences in Interaction, Rasmussen, Gitte, Catherine E. Brouwer and Dennis Day (eds.), pp. 67–88 | Article
The analyses this paper reports come from ongoing research into the interactive establishment of local social order in a university setting. Our data are from a collection of video recordings of a particular sort of activity in the setting, namely ‘group supervision’. We are interested in a… read more
Day, Dennis 2006 Ethnic and social groups and their linguistic categorizationBeyond Misunderstanding: Linguistic analyses of intercultural communication, Bührig, Kristin and Jan D. ten Thije (eds.), pp. 217–244 | Article