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Sterponi, L., Barbetta, P. & Valtellina, E. (2023). The autistic dialogue: A Bakhtinian framework for singular voices. In J. Hughes & M. Bartesaghi (eds.), Disability in Dialogue. John Benjamins Publishing Company. Pp. 34-48.

Yu, B. & Sterponi, L.(2023). Towards neurodiversity: How conversation analysis can contribute to a new approach to social communication assessment. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in SchooI, 54(1), 27-41.

Sterponi, L. & Yu, B. (2022). Neurodiversity. In A. Church & A. Bateman (eds.), Talking with Children: A Handbook of Interaction in Early Childhood Education (pp. 352-367). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sterponi, L. (2019). Language in the senses: On autistic engagement with words. Human Development, Editor's Corner.

Sterponi, L. (2018). Words, voice, silence. In E. Fein & C. Rios (eds.), Autism in Translation. Cham, Switzerland: Palgravem Macmillan. Pp. 175-181.

Sterponi, L. (2017). Language socialization and autism. In P.A. Duff & S. May (eds.), Language Socialization, Encyclopedia of Language and Education, Springer.


Sterponi, L. & de Kirby, K. (2017). What discourse analytic approaches contribute to the study of language and autism: A focus on conversation analysis. Research on Children and Social Interaction, 1(1), 30-54.


Sterponi, L. & de Kirby, K. (2016). A multidimensional reappraisal of language in autism: Insights from a discourse analytic study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 394-405.


Sterponi, L., de Kirby, K. & Shankey, J. (2015) Subjectivity in autistic language: Insights on pronoun atypicality from three case studies. In O'Reilly, M. & Lester, J.N. (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Child Mental Health. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Pp. 272-295.


Sterponi, L., de Kirby, K. & Shankey, J. (2015). Rethinking language in autism. Autism, 19(5), 517-526.


Sterponi, L. & Shankey, J. (2014). Rethinking echolalia: Repetition as interactional resource in the communication of a child with autism. Journal of Child Language, 41(2), 275-304.


Sterponi, L. & Fasulo, A. (2010). How to go on: Intersubjectivity and progressivity in the communication of a child with autism. Ethos, 38(1), 116-142.


Ochs, E., Solomon, O. & Sterponi, L. (2005). Limitations and transformations of habitus in child-directed communication. Discourse Studies, 7(4-5), 547-583.



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Sterponi, L., Zucchermaglio, C. Fantasia, V., Fatigante, M. & Alby, F. (2021). A room of one's own: Moments of mutual disengagement between doctor and patient in the oncology visit. Patient Education and Counseling, 104, 1116-1124.


Zhang, J. & Sterponi, L. (2020). "there is no there there": Space deictics, verb tense, and nostalgia at a family literacy class. Linguistics & Education, 56.

Bhattacharya, U. & Sterponi, L. (2020). The morning assembly: Constructing subjecthood, authority, and knowledge through classroom discourse in an Indian school. In Burdelski, M. & K.M. Howard (eds.), Language socialization in classrooms: Culture, interaction, and language development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 181-199.


Sterponi, L., Zucchermaglio, C., Fatigante, M. & Alby, F. (2019). Structuring times and activities in the oncology visit. Social Science & Medicine, 228, 211-222.

Sterponi, L., Zucchermaglio, C., Alby, F. & Fatigante, M. (2017). Endangered literacies? Affordances of paper-based literacy in medical practice and its persistence in the transition to digital technology. Written Communication, 34(4), 359-386.


Sterponi, L. & Lai, P. (2013). Literacy. In J. Jackson (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology. New York: Oxford University Press.         

Hull, G., Stornaiuolo, A. & Sterponi, L. (2013). Imagined readers and hospitable texts: Global youth connect online. In D.E. Alvermann, N.J. Unrau & R.B. Ruddell (eds.), Theoretical models and processes of reading (6th ed.). Newark, DE: International Reading Association. Pp. 1208-1240.


Sterponi, L. (2012). Literacy socialization. In A. Duranti, E. Ochs, & B.B. Schieffelin (eds.), Handbook of language socialization. Malden, Mass.: Wiley-Blackwell. Pp. 227-246.


Sterponi, L. (2008). Introduction. In L. Sterponi (guest editor), The spirit of reading: Practices of reading sacred texts. Special issue of Text & Talk, 28(5), 555-559.


Sterponi, L. (2008). Reading and meditation in the middle ages: Lectio divina and books of hours. In L. Sterponi (guest editor), The spirit of reading: Practices of reading sacred texts. Special issue of Text & Talk, 28(5), 667-689.


Sterponi, L. (2007). Clandestine interactional reading: Intertextuality and double-voicing under the desk. Linguistics & Education, 18(1), 1-23.



Fasulo, A. & Sterponi, L. (2016). Understanding children's mental health conditions in their interactional environment: Conversation Analysis and autism. TPM-Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 23(4), 453-470.

Sterponi, L. & Lai, P.F. (2015). Culture and language development. In F. Sharifian (ed.), The Routledge handbook of language and culture. London & New York: Routledge. Pp. 325-338.


Sterponi, L. (2014). Caught red handed: How Italian parents engage children in moral discourse and action. In C. Wainryb & H. Recchia (eds.), Talking about right and wrong: Parent-child conversations as contexts for moral development. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 122-142.


Sterponi, L. (2010). Learning communicative competence. In D.F. Lancy, J. Bock, & S. Gaskins (eds.), The Anthropology of learning in childhood. New York: Rowan & Littlefield. Pp. 235-259.


Sterponi, L. (2009). Accountability in family discourse: Socialization into norms and standards and negotiation of responsibility in Italian dinner conversations. Childhood, 16(4), 441-459.


Sterponi, L. (2003). Account episodes in family discourse: The making of morality in everyday interaction. Discourse Studies, 5(1), 79-100.

Pontecorvo, C., Fasulo, A. & Sterponi, L. (2001). Mutual apprentices: The making of parenthood and childhood in family dinner conversations. Human Development, 44, 340-361.

© 2022 by Laura Sterponi

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