Northwest Book Club 7th Nov 19 @ Bworks

Lets get together over a coffee and discuss the Application of DC-S and its implications for Stress and Interpreter Training. You don’t even have to buy the book. The link contains a download for the text. All welcome! Bring your ideas and observations. DC-S is a favourite of mine, I use it daily. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/8263239_Application_of_Demand-Control_Theory_to_Sign_Language_Interpreting_Implications_for_Stress_and_Interpreter_Training   Read more…

Webinar: “Translanguaging” by Russell Aldersson

Webinar: “Translanguaging” by Russell Aldersson September 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Free for members last few places! RSVP Today Translanguaging is “the dynamic process whereby multilingual language users mediate complex social and cognitive activities through strategic employment of multiple semiotic resources to act, to know, and to be” (Garcia & Li, 2014). This Read more…

Elephants in the room: equivalencies and interpreting as a loss process

Ticket price £90.00, ASLI Members: £50.00 email Danielle Hansbury – westmidlands@asli.org.uk for your discount code. Delivered by Darren Townsend-Hanscomb – suitable for Deaf and Hearing Interpreters This day will be an exploration of some fundamental truths about interpreting, and what this means for interpreting, and our individual practice as an interpreter. Whilst equivalencies and loss Read more…

London Southeast Regional Meeting

Our once a quarter opportunity for members to catch up face to face at the London Southeast regional meeting. LSE committee will be onsite from 6pm and the meeting starts at 6:30pm. After a brief regional catch up we are very pleased to welcome Colin Robinson who will be leading session on Myers Briggs Type Read more…

Finance Question Time

There have been a number of recent conversations in e-forums and discussion groups regarding financial matters that interpreters who run their own business (either as self-employed or as limited companies) should consider i.e. IR35 regulations, allowable expenses and digitisation of financial reporting to name a few. Although freelance work can often bring autonomy and flexibility Read more…

EdSign Lecture: Gesture vs sign: are they really that different? by Annelies Kusters

Our next EdSign Lecture is at the end of the month.   Gesture vs sign: are they really that different? by Annelies Kusters Tuesday 30th January 6:30pm – 8pm   Where: Paterson’s Land, room LG34 Moray House, School of Education, University of Edinburgh EH8 8AQ Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/PDjcgLzviuH2 The EdSign Lecture Series is a collaboration between Heriot-Watt Read more…

Online Ethical Dilemma session

Following on from the session at our regional meeting in October we are very pleased to welcome back Daniel Roberts who will lead an online ethical dilemma session from 7:00 to 9:00pm. Daniel has agreed to re-run the workshop as a trial online for a small number of participants (up to 6 members) for those Read more…