Session: Friday Afternoon

Songs, Sermons, and Scriptures: Religious Interpreting Aint Easy!

“Religious or church interpreting is one of the most challenging settings for interpreters. Though frequently minimized, the complex and varied nature of the religious setting requires the interpreter to be competent in navigating all styles of linguistic register. Many of the components of church or religious settings involve challenging language features such as frozen/archaic texts, …

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Mind Maps: How the Mind Makes Decisions and, How Unconscious Biases Affect Our Decisions

“This workshop will focus on ways humans make decisions which will give you the ability to make decisions that are more aligned with your intentions for your work and your life. We will discuss Nobel Prize winning theories of the mind. We will explore various biases and how they affect our decision making. This is …

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The Medical Interpreter Certification Exam

“This session will review how the MIC was developed, review candidate eligibility and discuss content considerations as outlined in the candidate handbook, and engage participants in an interactive discussion about ways to best prepare oneself before and during the exam. “ https://youtu.be/ypUgrITE65A

How to Succeed in (the interpreting) Business Without Even Trying

“One of the most awkward parts of being an interpreter is getting into the nitty gritty of the business side of things. Developing an appropriate rate, contracting, rate negotiation, standard practices, and invoicing are usually not taught in most interpreter preparation programs. During this workshop, we will talk about techniques to develop your own contract, …

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Consecutive Interpreting, Notetaking & Witness Testimony PART 2

“This seminar will define consecutive interpreting and notetaking for use in court and legal settings by example and illustration of spoken language interpreting theory and practice.  The seminar will present evidence from research in the field of sign language interpreting demonstrating the effective ness of the mode.  Participants will engage in intra-language exercises for notetaking …

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