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February 2, 2018 at 10:15 pm

22nd Annual Spring Spanish Colloquium, Feb. 8-10

The Modern Languages Department presents the 22nd Annual Spring Spanish Colloquium on Feb. 8 to 10 with a theme of “Translation and Interpreting – Chronicling the Next Sentence: The Nuances of Translation and Interpreting.”

Feb. 8

Colloquium Panel I: A Look at the Interpreter’s Quiver

4–6 p.m., Tupper Hall Room 304, light refreshments

  • Becky Guzman, Member of Supreme Court of Ohio Advisory for Interpreting Services Committee on Language Services
    • Presenting: “Ohio Supreme Court Interpreters: The Process to Becoming a Certified Court Interpreter”
  • Adriana Fonseca, Franklin County Municipal Court Lead Interpreter
    • Presenting: “What Could be Impeding Your Success? Dilemmas While Interpreting in Medical and Legal Settings”
  • Dawn Steele, Franklin County Public Defender
    • Presenting: “Ohio Supreme Court Rules of Superintendence for Interpreters and Their Practical Application in Criminal Cases”

Feb. 9

Colloquium Panel II: Translation: The Crucial Quill

4–6 p.m., Tupper Hall Room 104, light refreshments

  • Sue Ellen Wright, Kent State University
    • Presenting: “Your Future in the Language Enterprise”
  • Andrew Tucker, Kent State University
    • Presenting: “Translation: From Practice to Theory”
  • Anne Neveu, Kent State University
    • Presenting: “Cognitive and Pedagogical Approaches to Reading for Translation”
  • Dominique Duvert, Ohio University
    • Presenting: “The Twist”

Round Table: Creative Readings and Translations

7:30–9 p.m., Gordy Hall Room 113

Feb. 10

Translation/Interpreting Interactive Workshops

9 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Gordy Hall

  • 9:15-10:45 a.m., Gordy Hall Room 201: “Interpreting and Translating for Schools: IEPs and More”
    • María Postigo, Ohio University and Katie Syx, Canal Winchester High School Intervention Specialist
  • 11 a.m.-12:35 p.m., Gordy Hall Room 202: “Informed Steps to Translation Success”
    • Sue Ellen Wright, Andrew Tucker, Anne Neveu, Kent State University

This program is co-sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences, Biological Sciences, Black Student Cultural Programming Board, Center for International Studies, Classics & World Religions, Contemporary History Institute, Economics, English, English Language Improvement Program, Geography, History, Honors Tutorial College, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Multicultural Center, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology, Sigma Delta Pi, and War and Peace.

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