Prof. Rosa Kavenoki spent the week of August 4-11, 2015 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, working as a consultant. She was invited by the Assistant Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management to observe the interns tr…
Professor Cyril Flerov has published the article called Bridging the Great Schism in Simultaneous Interpreting in The Linguist. The publication describes two modes of SI and finding appropriate balance between them. The article is available online on p…
In July, recent MATESOL graduate Ruth Castillo and current MATESOL student Vanessa Hoffman traveled to Hinche, Haiti to conduct an English Teacher-Training Workshop! Since 2013, MATESOL/MATFL students at MIIS have been collaborating with St. Andre’s Episcopal School in Hinche to develop English curriculum for primary-level students, as well as provide professional development, as part of […]
Professor Cyril Flerov will speak at the annual conference of the American Translators Association in Miami, FL this upcoming November. The announced topic is: “Remote Interpreting Options and Standards.” The ATA Conference site is: http://www.atanet.org/conf/2015/ The preliminary PDF schedule for the conference can be seen at: http://www.atanet.org/conf/2015/program.pdf
Adjunct faculty member Cyril Flerov recently wrote a post for the blog of the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC). The title of the post is Interpreter midlife crisis: Notes on language interpretation and personal development. You can read it online here. Photo credits: © jiris (fotolia)
Professor Cyril Flerov is invited to speak at the Twenty-Sixth Chicago Conference On Translation and Interpretation on May 2. The main theme will be professional development and voice training for interpreters. Conference Information: May 2, 2015, 8.30 am–4.40 pm The Talbott Hotel 20 East Delaware Place Chicago, Illinois, 60611 Click on the link below to see […]
Over spring break, three 2nd year interpreters accompanied an IPS class’ trip to Tokyo and Beijing. One of the students, Lan Li, submitted the following report of the trip: I traveled to Tokyo and Beijing with the “East Asia: Foreign Policy, Trade and Security” class, co-lead by MIIS faculty Professor Tsuneo Akaha and Professor […]
The newly published Routledge Handbook of Interpreting was edited by MIIS Professor Holly Mikkelson, and GSTILE Dean Renée Jourdenais. The Handbook also includes articles from MIIS Professors Chuanyun Bao, Wallace Chen, Jean Turner, and other MIIS alumni and former faculty! You can see the table of contents and learn more about the book here.
Congratulations to Prof. Heekyeong in publishing her co-authored book, Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy (4th Edition). You can find it here on Amazon!
Congratulations MIIS professor Holly Mikkleson! She was the President’s Award recipient at this weekend’s California Healthcare Interpreting Association (CHIA) conference!