Tag Archives: Align Impact with Intent

Erica West Oyedele

Exploring Liberation and the Decolonization of Sign Language Interpreting

Erica West Oyedele presented Exploring Liberation and the Decolonization of Sign Language Interpreting at StreetLeverage – Live 2017 | St. Paul. For this presentation, Erica sheds light on the experiences of marginalized students in interpreter education programs and challenges educators and practitioners to rethink how we achieve diversity in the field. You can find the

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Tom Holcomb

Sign Language Interpreting: Engaging the Disengaged, Empowering the Disempowered

Tom Holcomb presented Sign Language Interpreting: Engaging the Disengaged, Empowering the Disempowered at StreetLeverage – Live 2017 | St. Paul. For this presentation, Tom takes a hard look at the standard practice of interpreting, one that often disengages and disempowers Deaf people. You can find the PPT deck for his presentation here. [Note from StreetLeverage:

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Language Shaming: Impacts and Implications for Sign Language Interpreters

Language Shaming: Impacts and Implications for Sign Language Interpreters

Dawn Wessling presented Language Shaming: Impacts and Implications for Sign Language Interpreters at StreetLeverage – Live 2017 | St. Paul. Her presentation examines the increasing disconnects among students and the Deaf community and explores the concept of language shaming, its impact on attitudes and attrition from the field. You can find the PPT deck for

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