Carolinas Conversations Collection
Carolinas Conversations Collection




These citations are to publications, posters and presentations that either present information about the Carolinas Conversations Collection or draw on materials it contains.  We will shortly request CCC users to send theirs to us so we may add them as well.


Davis, B. Maclagan M,  Karakostas T,  Liang S,  Shenk D. (2011 in press)Watching what you say: walking and talking in dementia. For special issue, Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation.


Pope, C & B. Davis. (2011)  Finding a balance: the CCC corpus. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory 7:143-61.


Davis B. (2011 in press). Intentional stance and Lucinda Greystone: Embodied memory in conversational reminiscence by a speaker with Alzheimer’s disease. In V. Ramanathan and P. McPherron, eds., Language, body and health. Berlin: De Gruyter.


Stubbe, M, Davis B, Maclagan M, Pope C et al (2011 under review). Developing health-related language corpora: issues and solutions. From Colloquium, COMET 2011.


Davis, B, M Maclagan, A Grant. (2011 in press) Increasing agency of persons in dementia care residences through person-centered communication approaches. Special issue, in press, Clinical Gerontologist


Davis B. and Maclagan M. (2011 in press) Stylistic usage of pragmatic markers and habituated pauses: performative functions retained by older speakers. P. Blitvich and M. Macaulay (Eds) Pragmatics and context. York, Canada: Antares

Amiridze, B. Davis, M. Maclagan (2010)Pauses, fillers & placeholders.. Philadelphia, John Benjamins.


Davis B. & Smith M. (2011). Dementia care communication in residential facilities: Intersections            of training and research. P. Backhaus, ed., Language and Eldercare.

London: Continuum


Davis B & Maclagan M. (2010). Formulaicity, pauses and fillers in Alzheimer’s discourse: gluing relationships as impairment increases. In Fillers and placeholders in discourse and grammar. 189-215. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, Typology Series


Davis, B. (2010). Interpersonal issues in health discourse: Caregiver-resident interaction in Alzheimer talk. In Locher, M. & Graham, S., eds., Interpersonal Pragmatics (pp. 381-404). Vol. 6 of Handbooks of Pragmatics Series. NY/The Hague: Mouton de Gruyter


Karakostas, T., B. Davis, M. Maclagan & S. Hsiang.  (2010). Walking and conversing: Gait and speech adaptations to perturbing direct questions in dementia. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 16S1 (2010) S11-86, p. S49


Davis B. and Maclagan M. (2009) Examining pauses in Alzheimer’s discourse. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias, 24 (2): 141-154 doi: 10.1177/1533317508328138.


Maclaga M., Davis B. and Lunsford R. (2008) Fixed phrases, extenders and metonymy in the speech of people with Alzheimer's disease. In Granger S. and Meunier F. (eds) Phraseology: An interdisciplinary perspective. Amsterdam/  Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing company.  Pp 175-187. 


Davis B. (2008). Ed. Paperback/2nd edn of Alzheimer Talk, Text and Context. London/NY: Palgrave


Davis B. (2005). Ed. Alzheimer Talk, Text and Context; ed B. Davis; London/NY: Palgrave.


Maclagan M. & Mason,. (2005) Bad times and good times: lexical variation over time in Robbie Walters’ speech.  In B. Davis (ed) Alzheimer talk, text and context: Enhancing Communication, 146-166. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.


Davis B & Bernstein C. (2005). Talking in the here and now: reference and narrative in Alzheimer conversation. In B. Davis, ed., Alzheimer talk, text and context, 60-86


Davis, B. (2005). So, you had two sisters, right? Questions and discourse markers in Alzheimer’s discourse. In B. Davis, ed., Alzheimer talk, text and context, 128-145


Davis B. & Moore, L. (2003). Though much is taken, much abides: remnant and retention in Alzheimer’s discourse. In Jutta Rycmarzck & Helga Haudeck, eds., In search of the active learner. Berlin: Peter Lang


Shenk D., Davis B, Moore L. & Peacock J. (2002). Maintenance of Self-Identity in Later Life: Case Studies of Two Rural Older Women,” Aging and Society


Moore L. & Davis B. (2002). Quilting Narrative: Using a Repetition Technique to Help Elderly  Communicators. Geriatric Nursing; 23: 262–266.


Recent presentations


Davis B, Pope C, Trettin L, & Peterson D. 2011. Building a qualitative data repository for research with community partners: The Carolinas Conversation Collection. SNRS [Southern Nursing Research Society] February. Jacksonville


B Davis, Maclagan M & Dalrymple-Alford J. 2011. Exploring characteristics and functions of retained story fragments in talk by persons with probable MCI/early, moderate and later dementia: a corpus-based investigation. Dementia & Dialogue, Penn State, April 


Maclagan M, Davis B & Dalrymple-Alford J. How long does it take to answer a question? Response times across the range from normal to mild cognitive impairment to dementia. Dementia & Dialogue, Penn State, April


Pope C. 2011.  Positioning and membership categorization in the monoracial and interracial interactions of persons with dementia. Dementia & Dialogue, Penn State, April


Davis B. 2010. AlzTalk: the Carolinas Conversation Collection. American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry. Savannah.


Pope C. 2010. The CCC: Poster for First Annual Meeting, New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behavior


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