Comprehensive Exam List 2

Here is the full list of sources I am reading for my comprehensive exam question pertaining to the Language and Social Interaction (LSI) approaches to studying communication.

*Please excuse citation errors.

Key Commitments of the Language and Social Interaction field

Gordon, C. (2015). Discourse analysis. In K. Tracy, C. Ilie, & T. L. Sandel (Eds.), International encyclopedia of language and social interaction (pp. 382-397). Boston: Wiley-Blackwell.

Tracy, K. (2015). Editor’s introduction. In K. Tracy, C. Ilie, & T. Sandel (Eds.), International encyclopedia of language and social interaction (pp. xxv-xlvi). Boston: John Wiley & Sons.

Tracy, K., & Haspel, K. (2004). Language and social interaction: Its institutional identity, intellectual landscape, and discipline‐shifting agenda. Journal of communication, 54(4), 788-816.

Cultural Approach – Ethnography of Communication / CuDA

Boromisza-Habashi, D., Hughes, J. M., & Malkowski, J. A. (2016). Public speaking as cultural ideal: Internationalizing the public speaking curriculum. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 9(1), 20-34.

Carbaugh, D. (2005). Cultures in conversation. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.


Carbaugh, D. (2007). Cultural discourse analysis: Communication practices and intercultural encounters. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 36(3), 167-182.

Carbaugh, D., & Boromisza-Habashi, D. (2015). Ethnography of communication. In K. Tracy (Ed.), International encyclopedia of language and social interaction (pp. 537-552). Wiley-Blackwell.

Carbaugh, D. & Cerulli, T. (2017). Cultural discourse analysis. In Y. Y. Kim (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Intercultural Communication. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.

Carbaugh, D., Nuciforo, E. V., Molina-Markham, E., & Van Over, B. (2011). Discursive reflexivity in the ethnography of communication: cultural discourse analysis. Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies, 11(2), 153–164.

Hymes, D. (1962). The ethnography of speaking. Anthropology and human behavior, 13(53), 11–74.

Hymes, D. (1972). Models of the interaction of language and social life. In J. J. Gumperz & D.  

Hymes (Eds.), Directions in sociolinguistics: The ethnography of communication (pp. 35–71). New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 

Morgan, M. H. (2014). Speech communities. Cambridge University Press.

Philipsen, G. (1992). Speaking culturally: Explorations in social communication. SUNY Press.

Philipsen, G. & Coutu, L.M. (2005). The ethnography of speaking. In K.L. Fitch & R.E.

Sanders (Eds.), Handbook of language and social interaction (pp. 355-379). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Saville-Troike, M. (2008). The ethnography of communication: An introduction (Vol. 14). John Wiley & Sons.

Scollo, M. & Milburn, T. (2018). Engaging and Transforming Global Communication through Cultural Discourse Analysis: A Tribute to Donal Carbaugh. Rowman & Littlefield.

Sprain, L., & Boromisza-Habashi, D. (2013). The ethnographer of communication at the table: Building cultural competence, designing strategic action. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 41, 181–187. doi:10.1080/00909882.2013.782418 

Witteborn, S., & Sprain, L. (2009). Grouping Processes in a Public Meeting from an Ethnography of Communication and Cultural Discourse Analysis Perspective. International Journal of Public Participation, 3(2), 14-35.

Witteborn, S., Milburn, T. & Ho, E. Y. (2013). The ethnography of communication as applied methodology: Insights from three case studies. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 41(2), 188-194. doi:10.1080/00909882.2013.782421

Practice Approach – Design Theory

Aakhus, M. (2007). Communication as design. Communication Monographs, 74(1), 112-117.

Aakhus, M., & Laureij, L. V. (2012). Activity, materiality, and creative struggle in the
communicative constitution of organizing: Two cases of communication design practice.
Language and Dialogue, 2, 41–59. doi:10.1075/ld.2.1.03aak

Barbour, J. B., Gill, R., & Barge, J. K. (2017). Exploring the intersections of individual and collective communication design: A research agenda. In P. J. Salem & E. Tillerman (Eds.) Transformative practice and research in organizational communication (pp. 89-108). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Harrison, T. R. (2014). Enhancing communication interventions and evaluations through communication design. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 42(2), 135-149.

Jackson, S., & Aakhus, M. (2014). Becoming more reflective about the role of design in communication. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 42(2), 125-134.

Sprain, L., Carcasson, M., & Merolla, A. J. (2014). Utilizing “on tap” experts in deliberative
forums: Implications for design. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 42, 150 – 167. doi:10.1080/00909882.2013.859292

Grounded Practical Theory

Agne, R. R. (2007). Reframing practices in moral conflict: Interaction problems in the negotiation standoff at Waco. Discourse & Society, 18(5), 549-578. 10.1177/0957926507079634

Agne, R. R. (2010). Self-assessment as a dilemmatic communicative practice: Talk among psychics in training. Southern Communication Journal, 75, 306–327. doi:10.1080/1041794x.2010. 504438

Craig, R. T. (2015). Grounded practical theory. In K. Tracy, C. Ilie, & T. Sandel (Eds.), International encyclopedia of language and social interaction (pp. 703-713). Boston: John Wiley & Sons.

Craig, R.T., & Tracy, K. (1995). Grounded Practical Theory: The Case of Intellectual Discussion. Communication Theory, 5(3), 248-272.

Craig, R. T., & Tracy, K. (2014). Building grounded practical theory in applied communication research: Introduction to the special issue. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 42(3), 229-243.

Dimock, A. (2010). Styles of rejection in local public argument on Iraq. Argumentation, 24, 423–452. doi:10.1007/s10503-009-9175-6

Koenig, C. J., Wingard, L. M., Sabee, C., Olsher, D., & Vandergriff, I. (2014). Managing patient-centered communication across the type 2 diabetes illness trajectory: A grounded practical theory of interactional sensitivity. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 42(3), 244-267.

Tracy, K. (2005). Reconstructing communicative practices: Action-implicative discourse analysis. In K. Fitch & R. Sanders (Eds.), Handbook of language and social interaction (pp. 301-319). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Tracy, K., & Agne, R. R. (2002). “I just need to ask somebody some questions”: Sensitivities in domestic dispute calls. In J. Cottrell (Ed.), Language in the legal process (pp. 75-89). Brunel, UK: Palgrave.

Tracy, K., & Anderson, D. L. (1999). Relational positioning strategies in police calls: A dilemma. Discourse Studies, 1(2), 201-225. 10.1177/1461445699001002004

Tracy, K., & Ashcraft, C. (2001). Crafting policies about controversial values: How wording disputes manage a group dilemma. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 29, 297–316. doi:10.1080/00909880128115

Tracy, K., & Craig, R. T. (2010). Studying interaction in order to cultivate practice: Action-implicative discourse analysis. In J. Streeck (Ed.), New adventures in language and interaction (pp. 145-166). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Tracy, K., & Durfy, M. (2007). Speaking out in public: Citizen participation in contentious school board meetings. Discourse & Communication, 1, 223–249. doi:10.1177/1750481307076008