Colloquium Lecture: Interpreting in the Zone
Dr. Jack Hoza
Professor an Director
University of New Hampshire at Manchcester
New Hampshire, U.S.A.
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Absorbed in their work and are performing at their best, where their skills and judgment rise to the challenges before them. In this lecture, Dr. Jack Hoza highlights findings from two studies reported in his forthcoming book, Interpreting in the Zone: How the Conscious and Unconscious Function in Interpretation (Gallaudet University Press). He will review both studies: an interview study, which involved filming and interviewing both novice and experienced interpreters, and a national survey of certified interpreters. He will also explore how interpreters can have more in-the-zone experiences.
Jack Hoza, PhD, is a native ASL-English bilingual and is Professor and Director of the bachelor's degree program in Sign Language Interpretation at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester. He has published several books and articles on linguistic politeness, team interpreting, decision-making process of interpreters, and how the unconscious and conscious work when interpreters are "in the zone."