Nigel Howard, current WASLI North American Region Rep, sits down with Brandon Arthur to discuss the importance of the involvement of Deaf Interpreters on the World’s stage. More coverage here.
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]