RID | Diversity in Higher Education: Starting the Discussion, Part II (Webinar)

2019-09-11T12:21:56-04:00Course, News, Professional Development, Workshops|

Diversity in Higher Education: Starting the Discussion, Part II September 17, 2019 | 6-8 PM ET   Hosted by RID This workshop will add on to "Diversity in Higher Educations: Starting the Discussion, Part I" on diverse cultural perspectives in the classrooms by utilizing videos and discussions around experiences of [...]

RID | Diversity in Higher Education: Starting the Discussion, Part II (Webinar)

2019-09-11T12:21:52-04:00, , |

This workshop will add on to "Diversity in Higher Educations: Starting the Discussion, Part I" on diverse cultural perspectives in the classrooms by utilizing videos and discussions around experiences of diverse Deaf and hearing people from interviews done by the presenter. Educators will learn how to analyze their thoughts surrounding cross-cultural information, people, and perspectives. They will learn how to discuss culturally relevant issues for Deaf and hearing People of Colore (POC) communities and how they can add diverse perspectives into their teaching which may impact the interpreting process and consumer satisfaction.

Workshop: Gender Bias in Interpreting with Colleen Jones – 0.3 CEUs

2019-06-25T16:50:12-04:00, |

This workshop focuses on the experiences of female interpreters, the bias and discrimination we encounter while on the job, and the impacts on ourselves, our work, and our consumers. We will explore current scholarship on the topic of gender bias and interpreting and participate in discussions of oppression, feminist theory, and Dean and Pollard's demand-control schema.

Workshop: Consumer Orientation with Colleen Jones – 0.3 CEUs

2019-06-25T16:50:26-04:00, |

Have you ever worked with a consumer who was confused and distracted by the interpreting process? This workshop explores the concept of consumer orientation and how it can be utilized to support consumers' understanding of the interpreted interaction. We will discuss research, the evolution of interpreter ethics, and how a lack of consumer orientation can have a negative impact on consumers, interpreters, and the message. 

Shifting Perspectives: Navigating the Legal System Through Deaf Eyes

2019-03-02T15:48:33-04:00, , |

Hosted by Project CLIMB: Cultivating Legal Interpreters from Minority Backgrounds.   Costs Registration: $200 This includes training, CEUs and meals. NO registrations will be accepted after Monday, May 20th. On Campus Housing Shared Suite/Single Room: $53.01 Shared Suite/Shared Room: $41.79   Dates Thursday, May 30, 2019, 5-9 PM Friday, May 31, [...]

Interpreter Training: “Breaking Silence: Interpreting for Victim Services”

2019-02-03T12:00:32-04:00, |

Breaking Silence is a 4-day, 32-hour training during which interpreters gain the skills necessary to work directly with crime victims. Applicants who successfully complete the training will be given the opportunity to sign a contract to begin accepting paid assignments as independent contractors for Ayuda’s Victim Services Interpreter Bank.

2019 Gallaudet Graduate Research Forum – CEUs Awarded

2019-05-20T11:56:59-04:00News, Professional Development|

Gallaudet Graduate Research Forum May 15th  |  10 AM-3 PM The Gallaudet University Department of Interpretation and Translation is proud to announce its annual Graduate Research Forum. The 2019 Forum will showcase eight MAI students who will present their research findings, which advances interpretation and translation scholarship and promotes evidence-based [...]