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July 2018

Deconstructing “common sense”: normative ethics and decision-making by sign language interpreters

July 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Presenter: Lourdes Calle Alberdi Lourdes Calle-Alberdi is a qualified Spanish Sign Language interpreter and consultant. From 2011 until December 2015 she worked in efsli (European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters) as Project Coordinator. Among other responsibilities, she coordinated the European Model Curriculum for Sign Language Interpreters project (2011-2013) that resulted in the presentation of the publication “Learning Outcomes” at the European Parliament.  She has also participated in the Spanish National Commission chaired by CNLSE (Spanish Sign Language Standardization Centre) examining…

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August 2018

Clive Mason – Medical Terminology Training

August 11 - August 12
Manchester Deaf Centre, Crawford House
Manchester, M13 9GH United Kingdom
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£100.00 17 tickets left

CA PART 3 - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY TRAINING WITH CLIVE MASON August Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Have you ever found yourself in a medical setting where you have struggled to create an effective rendition in BSL? We will demonstrate and discuss productive lexicon and strategies that you can use to interpret complex medical concepts visually. The course covers major areas of medical terminology useful for interpreters: Interpreting anatomical descriptions Common symptoms and conditions. How…

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Making it sound right: Interpreting from BSL to spoken English

August 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Presenter: Brett Best is a fully qualified American Sign Language (ASL)/British Sign Language (BSL)/English interpreter, interpreter trainer and researcher. She regularly works in multi-national contexts and specialises in conference interpreting, politics and higher education with considerable experience and continued practice in community interpreting and video remote interpreting. Brett holds a BA degree in Deaf Studies from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., an MSc in European Masters in Sign Language Interpreting (EUMASLI) from Heriot-Watt University, and a postgraduate certificate in…

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Clive Mason – Medical Terminology Training

August 18 - August 19
Manchester Deaf Centre, Crawford House
Manchester, M13 9GH United Kingdom
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£100.00 22 tickets left

CA PART 3 - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY TRAINING WITH CLIVE MASON August 18th Saturday and 19th Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Have you ever found yourself in a medical setting where you have struggled to create an effective rendition in BSL? We will demonstrate and discuss productive lexicon and strategies that you can use to interpret complex medical concepts visually. The course covers major areas of medical terminology useful for interpreters: Interpreting anatomical descriptions Common symptoms and conditions. How and…

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September 2018

West Midlands- Work Related Stress, Burnout and Vicarious Trauma Workshop

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Carrs Lane Church and Conference Centre, Carrs Lane
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7SX United Kingdom
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£120.00 14 tickets left

Ticket price £120.00, ASLI Members: £60.00 email Danielle Hansbury - westmidlands@asli.org.uk for your discount code. Delivered by Ali Hetherington and Cathy Davey The workshop outlines the physical, psychological and physiological theory of stress, vicarious trauma and burnout and explores the impact these can have on the work, and health, of sign language interpreters.  Participants will learn about the neuroscience of arousal and how the body, with the help of the mind, remembers – often unhelpfully.  You will then have an…

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Formal and dynamic equivalence: challenges for interpreters with Jemina Napier

September 15 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue
Bristol, BS16 2QQ United Kingdom
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£15 - £30 Sold out

What is an equivalent translation? What is translation style? The concepts of “free” (or dynamic) translation style in comparison to a more “literal” (or formal) style of translation will be addressed initially in this session. Translation theory and its application to the field of sign language interpreting will also be discussed. Participants will then engage in some practical activities involving ‘back translation’ from a target language product, back to source text for comparison purposes to identify what may have occurred…

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Design Project

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Presenter: Jemina Napier The Webinar: The preliminary results of the Designs Project exploring Deaf access to employment through the use of interpreters. More details to follow The ASLI webinar programme is an ASLI member benefit. Please email training@asli.org.uk to book your free place.

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October 2018

“Going Pro” – a special ASLI conference for student and early-career interpreters

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Chancellor’s Hall, University of Wolverhampton Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY United Kingdom + Google Map
£50 83 tickets left

Calling all BSL interpreting students and recently qualified TSLIs / RSLIs!   Are you wondering how best to launch your career as a BSL interpreter?   Do you have practical questions about going freelance, book-keeping, meeting NRCPD guidelines, finding a supervisor, building a support network…?   Could you use some advice but aren’t sure where to go or who to ask?   Would you like to meet others from all over the UK who might be in a similar situation?…

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ASLI AGM 2018

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Chancellor’s Hall, University of Wolverhampton Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY United Kingdom + Google Map
Free 75 spots left

The next ASLI AGM will take place on 6th October 2018 in Wolverhampton The AGM will start at 9.30 and finish at 11.30. This will be followed by lunch and an opportunity to network. In the afternoon there are two CPD sessions: 1.00pm -2.30pm: Adam Schembri - English Linguistics for Sign Language Interpreters 3.00pm - 4.30pm:  Andy Carmichael - How to apply IS interpreting strategies into your everyday practice AGM documentation will be available for members via the all members…

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Deaf-Hearing interpreting teams

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Presenter: Mindy Lanie, MA, CI, CT, has been a professional American Sign Language Interpreter for almost 25 years. She completed a BA in Deaf Studies, with a specialization in Interpreting in 1995, and an MA in Interpreting through the EUMASLI program in 2015. During her career she has worked in numerous settings, including education, medical, mental health, government, legal, and performing arts. She has also worked with Deaf Interpreters in a variety of settings, including conference, legal, and performing…

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