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The Department of Interpretation and Translation at Gallaudet University is pleased to host the second Symposium on Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research to be held March 31-April 2, 2017 at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC.
The purpose of the Symposium is to promote the exchange of scholarship on signed language interpretation and translation as well as provide a platform for interdisciplinary research across various disciplines including linguistics, communication, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and education. The Symposium is a unique forum for scholars and students from around the world to convene at Gallaudet University to share our research with one another.Symposium Program Book (PDF)Symposium References (PDF)
Keynote SpeakersWe are pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the Symposium:
Dr. Robert Adam
Dr. Beppie van den Bogaerde
Dr. Xiaoyan Xiao
Robert Adam, PhD Deafness Cognition and Language Research CentreUniversity College LondonBeppie van den Bogaerde, PhDCornell Honorary Visiting ProfessorSwarthmore College, Pennsylvania Professor of Deaf Studies, Hogeschool Utrecht UAS (NL)Professor of Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT), University of Amsterdam (NL) Xiaoyan Xiao, PhDProfessor of Interpretation, Xiamen University, ChinaCo-director, Confucius Institute at University of Delaware
We welcome these outstanding scholars to the Symposium.
The Call for Proposals for the 2017 Symposium is now closed. We hope to see you there!
Gallaudet University Press has contracted to publish the second Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research volume. The volume will contain a collection of selected papers from the 2017 Symposium. Presenters may submit a manuscript for consideration to be published in the volume.
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