“Studying ‘Family-In-Use’: Interactionist Issues.” 1988. Annual Meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society. Minneapolis, MN.
“Experiential Location and Method in Family Studies.” (with J. Gubrium). 1987. Annual Meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Chicago.
“Bounding the Interorganizational Domain: A New Method for Studying Local Mental Health Delivery Systems.” (with O. Grusky and S. Webster). 1984. Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association. San Antonio.
“Models of Local Mental Health Delivery Systems.” (with O. Grusky, K. Tierney, R. Anspach, D. Davis, D. Unruh, S. Webster, S. Vandewater, and H. Allen). 1984. NIMH Conference on Organizations and Mental Health. Washington, D.C.
“Models of Mental Health Delivery Systems in the US.” (with O. Grusky, K. Tierney, R. Anspach, D. Davis, D. Unruh, and S. Vandewater). 1983. Symposium on “The Future of the Chronically Mentally Ill in Society.” Jerusalem, Israel.
Other Presentations and Colloquia
“Publishing in Social Problems.” University of North Carolina, Charlotte Department of Sociology and Anthropology. March 2004.
“Publishing Research in Peer Reviewed Journals.” Boston College Department of Sociology Lecture. December 2003.
“Context: Working It Up and Down.” UCLA Dept. of Sociology Colloquium. March 2003.
“Publishing Qualitative Research.” UCLA Dept. of Sociology Seminar. March 2003.
“Qualitative Interviewing.” Veterans Administration Hospital Stroke Research Staff, Gainesville, Fl. Spring 2001.
“New Developments in Ethnomethodology and Constructionism.” Lecture series, Lund University, Sweden. May 1998.
“The New Language of Qualitative Inquiry.” 1998. Mental Health Services Research Program. University of Wisconsin, Madison.
“Place and Space in Qualitative Research.” 1997. Research Symposium, School of Architecture, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
“The New Language of Qualitative Method.” (with J. Gubrium). 1997. Sociology Symposium. Lund University, Sweden.
“Narrative Practice and Life History Research.” (with J. Gubrium). 1996. University of Tampere School of Medicine, Tampere, Finland.
“Social Constructionism and Social Theory.” 1996. “Symposium on Social Theory and Everyday Life.” University of Florida, Gainesville.
“Interpretive Practice and Involuntary Commitment.” 1996. Seminar on Social Research. University of Tampere. Tampere, Finland.
“Workshop on Narrative and Description: The New Language of Qualitative Method.” (with J. Gubrium) 1995. University of Florida School of Nursing, Jacksonville, FL.
“Mental Illness and Social Order: Interpretive Practice and Involuntary Commitment.” 1995. Workshop for Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research. Indianapolis.
“Modes of Qualitative Inquiry.” 1995. Association of American Medical Colleges Health Services Research Institute for Minority Fellows. Washington, DC.