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September 15, 2018 – TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS WALK AND SHARE at Lake Harriet!

Century College Translators & Interpreters Walk & Share September 15th at 9:00 am JOIN A HIKE AND SHARE! Location: Lake Harriet (meet at the parking lot closest to the Bandshell) West 42nd and West Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55409 Time: Meet at 9:00 AM, leave for hike at 9:30 AM Plan for approximately a 2-hour hike The… READ MORE »

Related to: ASL, Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting, Translators

VIDEO: Signing “I Love You” in 60 Sign Languages

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UwLUnvcK8w&feature=youtu.be… READ MORE »

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At Rural Minnesota Hospitals, Deaf People Struggle for Interpreters

At Rural Minnesota Hospitals, Deaf People Struggle for Interpreters Minnesota Public Radio (Buluth) (12/26/17) Kraker, Dan On May 4, 2013, Julie and Matt Svatos had their first child, Stella, at the Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing. The delivery went fine, but the next morning a doctor gave them some bad news: Stella might have… READ MORE »

Related to: ASL, Greater Minnesota, Interpreter/Translator News, Medical Interpreters

IITA Annual Conference in Des Moines on June 16th & 17th, 2017!

The Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association (IITA) 13th Annual Conference and Members General Meeting “Interpretation and Translation: Responding to the Needs of Our Global Society” will be held on Saturday, June 17, with pre-conference sessions on Friday, June 16, 2017. Location: DMACC Urban Campus, Des Moines, Iowa. Featuring intensive pre-conference workshops on Friday with: – National expert in medical interpreting/translation GLORIA M. RIVERA from the… READ MORE »

Related to: ASL, Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting, Translators

Deaf Defendant Challenges Interpreter in Court

This case has huge implications for legal interpreters in the U.S. And the verdict came earlier this year right in Maryland.  . The case, heard in the Court of Appeals, was about a Deaf criminal defendant’s constitutional right to confront the American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for his police interrogation if the State uses his interpreted statements… READ MORE »

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