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Cmcl-C 122 - Interpersonal Communication
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CMCL 122 01 15 2013 Comparative ethnographic performance based Communication is more than words language Miscommunication happens within the same language Man buying drink for colleague scenario Everyone has culture Different is an opportunity Person representing others has power When doing an ethnography try to understand why people do what they do what their perspective is CMCL 122 Day 3 1 15 Rich Points and Decoding Texts Decoding Texts 1 Author can be wrong they are human 2 What and why what is specifics term use why is their judgment on it useful accurate 3 some words are most important than others words from a foreign language vocab that you aren t familiar with bold and italics 4 structure is important introduction and conclusion thesis statement main argument 5 internal structure is significant as well main topics paragraph intros subtitles subheadings 6 macro structure beyond writing 01 15 2013 place in discipline 7 mark up texts 8 consulting with others 9 real world examples what is a rich point Something that someone does differently a moment of difference that turns into opportunity how can you distinguish if something is cultural or personal Patterns across different kinds of people is cultural If you see it a lot cultural Rare is personal Woman interacting with foreign man that is being rude blames it on culture Translation Concepts that are unknown to you take what they don t understand and define the rich point 1 Communication that is to say the ways in which information ideas and attitudes pass among individuals groups nations and generations Communication is very broad social basis for communication 2 The expressive forms of culture how you express and celebrate your culture art broadway shows in new york display is reflexive reflecting back on the thing that s being done o reality shows shouldn t be like those people 3 Communicative forms constitute social resources People do what they do for personal gain Rules in society Equipment for living social resources Pragmatic practical language is doing something for us we are getting something out of it Ex staying up to date with trends 4 A s with all social resources different values come from different forms some things are important in some cultures some aren t in others 5 Communication forms and practices are cross culturally different communication across cultures and over times Week of 1 22 01 15 2013 1 22 Greetings What is an ethnography How and why people do what they do Localized theories Participant observation indulging yourself in another culture o Help bridge the gap between people in this multicultural world Geertz Thick Description Thick vs thin description o Thin is the surface description thick is what they meant Wink vs Twitch o No purpose to a twitch involuntary o Wink is for a reason Goodman Winking as social business Social business o Knowing how to interact with the environment around them o Whats accomplished by doing so Reflexive Awareness o like looking at yourself in a mirror Monaghan Speaking of Ethnography Writing o Speaking model o Points you want to hit to make sure you re getting enough detail o Field notes and jotting More digested version when actually doing your analysis Field notes is more formal and what you turn in Comparison o Comparing within multiple groups Triangulation Avoid the Fallacy of Normality Speaking Model Setting Participants o Who and how you interact Ends social business o Whats being accomplished Act Sequence o order of events Key o Tone of interaction Instrumentality o Kind of language form Norms Genre Bauman Emergent Quality of Perfomance Performance is any communicative event Culture is going to be emergent o If everyone is doing this then that becomes the norm Conquergood Poetics Play Process and Power Poetics invented Play experimentation with social order Process culture is a verb emergent Power performance is a site of struggle 1 24 Silence greetings assignment not seeing fully interpreting social business jumping to conclusions the men were happy to see each other both athletes bc of muscular build and iu t shirts o show us the behavior don t ever state things that you cant be sure of as facts making value judgements the example were loud and obnoxious in order to get the attention they were the typical paris Hilton types o remember not to judge your subjects within your own cultural values Don t reduce your subjects to types trying to get in subjects head he felt embarrassed that she did not respond as he expected she knew he was trying to flirt with her o report what you actually witness Only speculate about why people are doing if you have a lot of evidence prescribing the normal normal looking college girl typical conversation among friends o interrogate what you mean by normal and then describe it o brunette and blonde girl girl one girl 2 Bauman Phatic Language 60 o Language who s purpose is to establish something with another human being To start conversation Politeness phenomenon 61 o There are certain expectations you should know them and you should meet them Persons face 68 o What we are projecting to other people what they want to be seen as o Face threatening actions Quakers didn t greet properly could go to jail Why do people do what they do Situations when silence is important o Meeting strangers o Courting o Children coming home o Getting cussed out o Being with people who are sad o 01 15 2013 Phatic Language Something that is establishing or starting a connecting with another person Politeness phenomenon Expectation of this is what you should say and do to be polite Face saving threatening How you want people to see you Deictics Prounouns he she that them there Referring to things that are not obvious to anyone that is not in the conversation Entextualization Choosing a part of a conversation excerpt that you want to pull out Decontextualization Excerpt taken out of original context Recontextualization Giving new context to excerpt Day 8 1 31 13 Area 51 Conspiracy Theories Where America hides aliens The illuminati Poetics How you frame and interpret a story Not a literal sense of meaning something beyond that There are layers of meaning subtleties ambiguities Helps us deal with the incomplete constructed nature of al narratives Power Valued differently Fear of power Freedom has its boundaries controlled by rules within the state things can be taken away Authority in the hands of the state Can manifest in people s lives as lived reality


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