Prosody in interaction
This paper gives an overview of the field of prosody in interaction, classifying research areas and questions as they have developed since the start of the field in the mid 1980s. The overview is organized by the following questions:1. What is prosody?2. Why should scholars and students concerned with the analysis of conversation or interaction study prosody?3. Why should phoneticians and phonologists study the forms and uses and/or functions of prosody in interaction?4. Who studies prosody in interaction currently in what way?5. What are our current research questions and our future tasks in research in prosody?6. What are the challenges of research in prosody and interaction that we still need to come to terms with?