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CIT 2014 – Plenary| Deaf & Hearing Worlds: Enculturation and Acculturation

Description The plenary presentation will focus on recognizing the difference between Deaf and Hearing persons getting ‘enculturated’ and acculturated. In turn, it is to realize and appreciate the linguistic and cultural spheres occurring during the interpretation process and how they overlap each other in a fluid manner. Essentially, it is to reframe our profession by the incorporation


Questions About Inclusion of Deaf Interpreters

Nigel Howard | Deaf Interpreters: The State of Inclusion

“No two persons ever read the same book.” I share this quote from Edmund Wilson with you to highlight a point in this presentation. A reader brings to a book their own experience and understanding in order to create meaning from the story they read. We all approach our work with our own experience and


StreetLeverage-Live - Thought Leadership Event

A Salute to Big Thinking Sign Language Interpreters

What do projectile vomiting, cancelled and delayed flights, and an unrelenting Nor’easter have in common? StreetLeverage—Live. As anyone who has organized a live event will tell you, there are always unforeseen challenges that arise and StreetLeverage—Live had its fair share. Despite these challenges, the event was a success. Talent Salute I salute Nigel Howard, Trudy