Research interests

ARGUMENTATION

– As a specific way of linking utterances (Text & Interactional Linguistics)

Keywords: argumentation and textual cohesion, argumentation structures, argumentation schemes, argumentative indicators.

– As a specific way of organizing talk-in-interaction (Conversation Analysis)

Keywords: argumentation and turn-taking machinery, argumentation and interaction dynamics, argumentation and types of dialogue (debate, deep disagreement, polemics), argumentation and speech acts.

– As a multimodal activity (Semiotics)

Keywords: argumentation and gestures, argumentation and proxemics, oral and written argumentation.

DEIXIS, INDEXICALITY & STANCETAKING IN TALK-IN-INTERACTION

Keywords: person deixis in French, deixis and multimodality, indexicality and membership categories.

MULTIMODAL ARGUMENTATION IN THE WORKPLACE

Keywords: argumentation and decision-making processes, disagreement at work, argumentation and leadership.

IDENTITY & CATEGORIZATION IN (INTER)ACTION

Keywords: membership categorization practices, telling VS showing, identity and argumentation (ethos, argument from authority, expertise and testimony).

POLITICAL DISCOURSE & MEDIATIONS

Keywords: argumentation and public space, argumentation in the media, rhetoric in political discourse.