Is it possible to create a learning environment that effectively supports taking 220+ sign language interpreters on a guided exploration of their work, while offering real-world advice on how to enhance this work, and do it all in three days? … More
Brandon Arthur wraps up the StreetLeverage coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting held in Denver, Colorado.
Anna Witter-Merithew sits down with StreetLeverage curator, Brandon Arthur, before the 2014 Institute for Legal Interpreting Conference in Denver, Colorado.
StreetLeverage is excited to announce its partnership with the MARIE Center to provide coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting (ILI) held in Denver, CO August 21-23, 2014. The 2014 ILI conference will give participants a unique opportunity to collectively … More
Stepping Out of the Shadows of Invisibility: Toward a Deeper Conceptualization of the Role of Sign Language Interpreters
Anna presented, Stepping Out of the Shadows of Invisibility: Toward a Deeper Conceptualization of the Role of Sign Language Interpreters, at StreetLeverage – Live 2013 in Atlanta, GA. Her talk examined how interpreters tend to approach role conception, definition and implementation from an … More
In the afterglow of StreetLeverage – Live | Atlanta the words of Seth Godin resonate strongly, “The art of moving forward lies in understanding what to leave behind.” As I have contemplated the myriad of questions asked and the rich … More
Stepping out of the Shadows of Invisibility: Toward a Deeper Conceptualization of the Role of Sign Language Interpreters Anna examines how interpreters tend to approach role conception, definition and implementation from an interpreter-centric perspective. In large part, this interpreter-centric approach to … More
Learning to Collaborate: Tools for Sign Language Interpreters to Increase Their Scope of Influence This insightful session is designed to improve the communication and collaboration skills of interpreters who work as part of collaborative teams. Through the use of assessment … More
A recurrent phrase that has been appearing in frequent discussions is “Deaf heart.” Our national interpreter organization, RID, has long been characterized as needing a Deaf heart. Recently, changes have been made to move RID to a more Deaf-centered perspective … More
Prophetic words do not solely come from scriptural texts and prophetic messages do not only come from spiritual leaders. A prophetic message can be found in the profane moments of our daily lives: a song on the radio that brings … More