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Dmitri Shalin Interview with Calvin Morrill about Erving Goffman entitled "Turns out Goffman Had Been Observing Students the Whole Time and Used the Notes He Had Taken While Observing Their Behavior"
Bios Sociologicus: The Erving Goffman Archives
  • Calvin Morrill, University of California, Irvine
Editors
Dmitri N. Shalin
Document Type
Interview
Publication Date
10-10-2008
Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Abstract
This interview with Calvin Morrill, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine, was recorded on August 3, 2008, during the ASA meeting in Boston. A group of sociologists assembled in the hallway was reminiscing about Goffman when Calvin Morrill volunteered this story and agreed to have it recorded. After Dmitri Shalin transcribed the interview, Dr. Morrill corrected the transcript and gave his approval for posting the present version in the Erving Goffman Archives.. Breaks in the conversation flow are indicated by ellipses. Supplementary information appears in square brackets. Undecipherable words and unclear passages are identified in the text as “[?]”. The interviewer’s questions are shortened in several places.
Keywords
  • Goffman, Erving,
  • Interviews,
  • Social interaction,
  • Sociologists,
  • Symbolic interactionism
Language
English
Permissions
After Dmitri Shalin transcribed the interview, Dr. Morrill corrected the transcript and gave his approval for posting the present version in the Erving Goffman Archives.
Publisher Citation
Bios Sociologicus: The Erving Goffman Archives, ed. by Dmitri N. Shalin (UNLV: CDC Publications, 2009).
Citation Information
Calvin Morrill. "Dmitri Shalin Interview with Calvin Morrill about Erving Goffman entitled "Turns out Goffman Had Been Observing Students the Whole Time and Used the Notes He Had Taken While Observing Their Behavior"" Bios Sociologicus: The Erving Goffman Archives (2008) p. 1 - 2
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/calvin_morrill/14/