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Lecture by William Hanks, October 13, 2006

Joint Commitment and Common Ground in a Maya Ritual Event by William Hanks, Professor of Social, Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley Social interaction both presupposes and produces common ground between interactants, in the form of knowledge and perceptual access that the participants share, or come to share, in the course of…