This fall, 2015, the Interpreting and Translation Studies Program will host the first in a series of lectures focusing on domain-specific interpreting.
Chinese graduate students lunch in historic downtown Winston-Salem
Dr. Diego Burgos traveled to the University of Bergen in Norway this May to participate in the research project “Poverty, language and media: The cases of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico”
MA students presented their final Applied Research Projects before faculty, peers, family and friends.
Dr. Glenn Martinez, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics at Ohio State presents :”From valuable to vulnerable: Heritage language health professionals and the ecology of language in health care along the U.S.-Mexico border”
Dr. Diego Burgos traveled to Katowice, Poland, to present his paper co-authored with ITS alumna Jordan Burner, “Bridging the Disparity Between the Lexicon of Patients, Healthcare Providers and Interpreters”, at the Polysemy in Language and Translation Conference. The conference, according to…
Program Coordinator and Community Liaison, Patrick Pardy, traveled to Mexico City to attend the “XXIII Encuentro Internacional de Traductores Literarios”, a three day conference held every year and hosted by the Universidad Nacional Autónomo de México, El Colegio de México…
Nazanin Kaussari, MA student in the Interpreting and Translations Studies Program (ITS) at Wake Forest, has been awarded the prestigious Boren Fellowship. Ms. Kaussari was chosen from a very select group of graduate students to pursue her studies in Farsi. In August she will be traveling to Georgetown University to complete 5 weeks of advanced study at the Persian Language Institute and then will move on to the capital of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, to continue her intensive language and cultural immersion studies for nine more months.
As part of their applied research project, students prepared posters and a 15 minute presentation that were presented this afternoon in a session open to the public and attended by faculty, students, family and friends.
Invited experts and WF professors convened to discuss how languages combined with other disciplines can be the gateway to jobs in various industries: video games, finances, data analytics, healthcare and more.