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Where’d I Park the TARDIS? The Pop-Culture Savvy Terp

By Auslan Stage Left in10.01.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by Kaitlyn Mielke on MRID.   Who Ya Gonna Call? To interpret effectively for Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers in the K-12 and postsecondary education systems, educational sign language interpreters should be savvy on popular culture issues and trends.Think of the…

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Perils Of Being A Sign Language Interpreter In The PH

By Auslan Stage Left in03.01.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by John Paul Ecarma Maunes on Rappler.   The entire Filipino deaf community is mourning the untimely demise of veteran Filipino sign Language Interpreter Flordeliza Presnillo on April 8, 2015.   She battled breast cancer for nearly 5 years.  …

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How ‘Fake’ Interpreters Lie To The Deaf

By Auslan Stage Left in28.09.2015 in Articles

This article was originally published by Nairobian Reporter on Standard Digital News. The world has forgotten the 52 presidents and 16 prime ministers who came to bid farewell to Nelson Mandela in December 2013. But not Thamsanqa Jantjie (circled above) the ‘fake’ interpreter for the deaf…

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What Makes an Interpreter Satisfactory or Acceptable?

By Auslan Stage Left in26.09.2015 in Articles

This article was originally published by Hilary Franklin on Deaf Echo. So, I recently had a couple conversations with a pretty cool person, Robin*, who is just really starting to really dive into the field of sign language interpreting. We  had some conversations about  expectations of interpreters, etc. Robin…

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Signing Hedda Gabler: ASL Interpreters Tackle Ibsen’s Dark Drama

By Auslan Stage Left in26.09.2015 in Articles

This article was originally published by Leslie Friday on Boston University Today.   Theatrical American Sign Language interpreters must be perceptive, flexible, and—quite possibly—have a touch of multiple personality disorder.   Emily Hayes and Drew Pidkameny, for example, ASL interpreters for a performance of the College…

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Interpreters and Social Media

By Julie Judd in08.06.2015 in Articles

The proliferation of social media has changed how people all over the world share information and communicate with friends, family and colleagues. The use of social media by interpreter practitioners in Australia has increased with individuals utilising various platforms in a variety of ways. As…

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