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(also available via webinar)
This workshop is an in-depth analysis that will center around the conversations of interpersonal relationships and interpersonal communications. Through risk taking exercises and discussions, participants are introduced to the affects and effects of both, specifically as it relates to interpreting situations. Finally, participants will learn about how their life experiences shape them into who they are in the profession.
From the onset of the profession of sign language interpreting, the field has lacked diversity. Even less diverse has been the amount of Black/African-American (B/AA) Interpreter Educators. However, recently there has been a growing increase of B/AA interpreter educators in the classroom. The goals of the presentation are to demonstrate how #ReprsentationMatters, from the lens and perspective of a Black Interpreter Educator, discuss how to support students of color and to discuss how to continue to Build Together: A Community of Strength, Knowledge and Power through Black Interpreter Educators.
The ‘church’ has a vast multitude of specialized terminology, idioms, and language unique to the ‘church’. Additionally, the ‘church’ interpreter may find themselves in a variety of religious settings. This workshop will provide an in depth analysis of the various aspects that encompass the complex world of interpreting in religious settings, and offer tools of how to successfully navigate it. After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to distinguish the needs of religious interpreters, synthesize practical tips to prepare logistically and spiritually for interpreting events, and utilize resources to enhance victorious outcomes.