Anna Vatanen

Anna Vatanen

PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher
Linguistics

Research interests

  • Conversation Analysis
  • Interactional Linguistics
  • Finnish Language
  • Estonian Language

Publications

Endo, T., Vatanen, A. & Yokomori, D. (To appear 2018.) Agreeing in Overlap: A Comparison of Response Practices and Resources for Projection in Finnish, Japanese and Mandarin Talk-in-Interaction. To appear in a special issue “Contrastive linguistic research for understanding human culture and society”. The Japanese Journal of Language in Society 21 (1).

Vatanen, A. 2018. Responding in early overlap: Recognitional onsets in assertion sequences. Research on Language and Social Interaction 51(2), 107-126. (https://doi.org/10.1080/08351813.2018.1413894)

Vatanen, A. 2018. Resisting an action in conversation by pointing out epistemic incongruence: Mä tiedän ‘I know’ responses in Finnish. Special issue “Units in responsive turns”, edited by Marja-Liisa Helasvuo, Tomoko Endo & Elise Kärkkäinen. Journal of Pragmatics 123, 192-208.

Vatanen, A. 2017. Delayed completions of unfinished turns. On the phenomenon and its boundaries. In Laury, R., Etelämäki, M. & Couper-Kuhlen, E. (eds.), Linking Clauses and Actions in Social Interaction. Studia Fennica Linguistica 20, pp. 153-174. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura (Finnish Literature Society).

Vatanen, A. 2016. Keskustelunanalyyttinen tutkimusprosessi [Conversation Analytic Research Process]. In Lindholm, C. & Stevanovic, M. (eds.), Keskustelunanalyysi. Kuinka tutkia sosiaalista toimintaa ja vuorovaikutusta [Conversation Analysis. How to study social action and interaction], pp. 312–330. Tampere: Vastapaino.

Vatanen, A. 2014. Responding in overlap. Agency, epistemicity and social action in conversation. Doctoral dissertation. Helsinki: University of Helsinki. (Available in an electronic form via http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-51-0280-5.)

Vatanen, A. 2014. Vastausvuoro päällekkäispuhuntana. Toimijuus, tieto ja sosiaalinen toiminta keskustelussa [Responding in overlap. Agency, epistemicity and social action in conversation]. Lectio praecursoria. Virittäjä, 118 (4).

Härmävaara, H-I., Vatanen, A. & Frick, M. 2013. Keskusteluntutkimus ja kieltenvälinen vertailu yhteistyössä [Combining Research on Conversation and Cross-Linguistic Comparison]. In Kolehmainen, L., Miestamo, M. & Nordlund, T. (eds.), Kielten vertailun metodiikka [The Methodology of Cross-Linguistic Comparison], pp. 135–167. Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Toimituksia 1387. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura (Finnish Literature Society).

Vatanen, A. 2010. Yhteistyöhakuinen päällekkäispuhunta suomalaisessa ja virolaisessa arkikeskustelussa [Cooperative overlapping talk in Finnish and Estonian everyday conversation]. – Lähivõrdlusi. Lähivertailuja [Close comparisons] 19, 76–94. Tallinn: Eesti rakenduslingvistika ühing.

Research networks

Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research on Intersubjectivity in Interaction, Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies, University of Helsinki

Funded research projects

2016-2017: Lapses in interaction and the stereotype of the Silent Finn (Finnish Cultural Foundation)

Databases

Research groups

  • iTask: Linguistic and embodied features of interactional multitasking
  • COACT (Complexity of (inter)action and multimodal participation)

Thesis supervisions

Doctoral theses
  • Co-supervisor of MA Antti Kamunen, "Embodied practices in interactional multitasking"

    Co-supervisor of MA Tiina Eilittä, "Multiactivity and attention drawing in adult-child interaction"

Master's theses
  • Primary supervisor of two MA students

Research visits

  • Visiting Research Fellow, University of Sydney
    30.1.2017 to 30.4.2017