EdSign Lectures: Monday 20 November

Seeing “Sorry/Grateful” : sign language poetry techniques embedded in artistic sign language translations

Danny McDougall

When: Monday, 20th November 2017, 6.30pm – 8.00pm Where: Paterson’s Land, room LG34, Moray House School of Education, Edinburgh.

BSL / English interpretation will be provided

Danny is an acclaimed ASL theatre interpreter and translator. This talk will discuss a specific translation he did of the song ‘Sorry/Grateful’ from the musical Company – see the translation here: https://youtu.be/egyoOb0bWI

Danny will talk about the poetry techniques that were used, and discuss the results of a focus group where he asked Deaf people about the translation.


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