Articles and chapters

Hofstetter, E. and Robles, J. (in press). Manipulation in board game interactions: Being a sporting player. Symbolic Interaction.

Hofstetter, E. and Stokoe, E. (2018). Getting service at the constituency office: Analyzing citizens’ encounters with their Member of Parliament. Text & Talk, 38(5), 551-573. DOI: 10.1515/text-2018-0014

Albert, S., Albury, C., Alexander, M., Harris, T., Hofstetter, E., Holmes, T. and Stokoe, E. (2018). The conversation rollercoaster: Live conversation analysis as a means for public engagement at the New Scientist Live Festival. Discourse Studies, 20(3), 397-424. DOI: 10.1177/1461445618754571 [With commentary]

Hofstetter, E. (accepted). Sequence organization: Understanding what drives talk. In A. de Fina and A. Georgakopoulou (eds.) Handbook of Discourse Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hofstetter, E. and Stokoe, E. (in press) Making the political relevant: How constituents and Members of Parliament raise political topics at constituency surgeries. In Kranert, M. and Horan, G. (eds) ‘Doing politics’: Discursivity, performativity and mediation in political discourse. Amsterdam, John Benjamins.

Sikveland, R., Huma, B., Stokoe, E. and Hofstetter, E. (under review) Stop building rapport: Interactional problems with current institutional rapport strategies.

Hofstetter, E. (in prep). Remembering objects in an experiment: Investigating the effects of an experimental setting and script on interaction and performance.

Hofstetter, E. (2016). [Review of the book Talking About Troubles in Conversation by Gail Jefferson. Edited by Paul Drew, John Heritage, Gene Lerner, and Anita Pomerantz]. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 20(1), 117-120. DOI: 10.1111/josl.12168

Hofstetter, E. and Stokoe, E. (2015). Offers of assistance in politician-constituent interaction. Discourse Studies, 17(6), 724-751. DOI: 10.1177/1461445615602376


Hofstetter, E. (2016). Citizens getting help: Interactions at the constituency office. Loughborough University. Examiners Paul Drew & Mats Ekström.

Peer-review conferences

Robles, J. & Hofstetter, E. (2018). Game moves and game strategy: The morality of competing in board games. ICCA, Loughborough, UK.

Hofstetter, E. (2018). Non-lexical ‘moans’: Response cries in board game interaction. ICCA, Loughborough, UK.

Robles, J. and Hofstetter, E. (2018). Manipulation in board game interactions: Accountability, timing, and morality. ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.

Hofstetter, E. (2018). Uncertain adequacy: Novices facing experts in three settings. Current Directions in Ethnomethodology, London, UK. (Invited)

Robles, J. and Hofstetter, E. (2017). Moral dimensions of ascribing intention in board game interaction. NCA, Dallas, USA.

Hofstetter, E. (2016, September). Intention ascription in board game interaction. Presentation at the 13th AWIA Symposium, University of Ghent, The Netherlands.

___. (2015, October). Political talk as conversational action. Presentation at 3rd Political Discourse Data Day, Loughborough, United Kingdom.

___. (2015, August). Discussing ‘money’ at the office of a Member of Parliament: delicacy and case-building. Presentation at the International Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis 2015 Conference, Kolding, Denmark.

___. (2015, June). Saving the ‘face’ of our MPs: Political comments at MP surgeries. Presentation at Political Discourse: Multidisciplinary Approaches Conference, London, United Kingdom.

___. (2014, November). Demonstrating ‘progress’ to clients at Member of Parliament surgeries. Presentation at Interactional Competences in Institutional Practices International Conference, Neuchatel, Switzerland.

___. (2014, August). Can you remind me of your name please? Practices for remembering constituents at the office of a Member of Parliament. Presentation at the 3rd Conference on Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology, Derby, United Kingdom.

___. (2014, August). Political comments at MP surgeries. Presented at the Sheffield Political Discourse Data Day, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

___. (2013, March). The mind reading assumption: intentionality and speech act theory in North American English. Presentation at the MEDUSA Anthropology Graduate Symposium, Toronto, Canada.