Emanuel Schegloff


  • Language and Context

Research Interests

Notable Ideas

  • Conversation Analysis


Emanuel Schegloff is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California at Los Angeles. With Harvey Sacks and Gail Jefferson, Schegloff was one of the principal creators of the field of Conversation Analysis.

Main Publications

  • Sacks, Harvey and Emanuel A. Schegloff, Home positio. Gesture 2:2, 133146. 2002.

  • Schegloff, Emanuel A., Answering the phone. In Conversation Analysis, Lerner, Gene H. (ed.), 63107. 2004.

  • Schegloff, Emanuel A., 8. Response. In Discussing Conversation Analysis, Prevignano, Carlo L. and Paul J. Thibault (eds.), 157164. 2003.

  • Schegloff, Emanuel A., Overwrought utterances: 'Complex sentences' in a different sense. In Complex Sentences in Grammar and Discourse, Bybee, Joan and Michael Noonan (eds.), 321336. 2002.

  • Schegloff, Emanuel A., Reflections on research on telephone conversation: Issues of cross-cultural scope and scholarly exchange, interactional import and consequences. In Telephone Calls, Luke, K. K. and Theodossia-Soula Pavlidou (eds.), 249281. 2002.

  • Schegloff, Emanuel A., Third Turn repair. In Towards a Social Science of Language, Guy, Gregory R., Crawford Feagin, Deborah Schiffrin and John Baugh (eds.), 31 ff. 1997.

  • Schegloff, Emanuel A., Some Practices for Referring to Persons in Talk-in-Interaction: A Partial Sketch of a Systematics. In Studies in Anaphora, Fox, Barbara A. (ed.), 437 ff. 1996.

  • Schegloff, Emanuel A., To Searle on Conversation: A Note in Return. In (On) Searle on Conversation, Searle, John R., Herman Parret and Jef Verschueren, 113 ff. 1992.

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