MIIS Faculty Lisa Donohoe Luscombe has recently been published. The article is called Language and identity in a post-Soviet world: language of education and linguistic identity among Azerbaijani students. Lisa’s article was published by the journal, Nationalities Paper: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity, and can be found at this link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/.VADD89JdXcg#.VADH8tJdXcg Congratulations Lisa!
Returned Peace Corps volunteer Adam Garnica recently shared highlights of his two years as an English teacher in Mongolia through the Institute’s Peace Corps Master’s International (PCMI) program. “Summarizing my Peace Corps experience is difficult. I spent two years maintaining my own blog (http://www.2secondstreet.wordpress.com/) to help disseminate my experience, and even then, I find that the stories […]
Professor Anthony Pym will have two lectures next month. Ohio State University September 11-12 Lecture and workshop on translation as a model for the revitalization of the humanities Shanghai University of Finance and Economics September 26-28 Lecture on cognitive research on translation processes
We are excited to announce the launch of a new graduate certificate program in Spanish Community Interpreting. This certificate program is distinguished for its nationally-known faculty, who offer participants a solid foundation in written translation, sight translation, consecutive dialogue interpreting and simultaneous interpreting. Participants will build professional and linguistic knowledge needed for the fields of legal, medical, […]
Lama Nassif, a MIIS graduate from Syria, recently attained her doctorate degree in Texas and is now teaching at Middlebury.
Professor Holly Mikkelson and Professor Barry Olsen were mentioned by Marjory Bancroft in INTERSECT of their translation of From Paris to Nuremberg: The Birth of Conference Interpreting by Jesús Baigorri-Jalón (translated by Holly Mikkelson and Barry Olsen), John Benjamins, 2014. View the e-newsletter here http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs193/1103067601986/archive/1117763365315.html
A few of our MIIS students and alumni working at English First. The photo was taken in Cambridge, MA at EF headquarters during the annual senior staff training event. From left to right: Nate Hammond – Center Manager, Santa Cruz Michael Hughes – Center Manager, Long Beach and Program Coordinator, West Coast Cortney Copeland – Activities Manager, Monterey […]
MIIS Prof. Sabino Morera met with his former professor and friend, Luis Guillermo Solís, who is now the President of Costa Rica. The newly elected President of Costa Rica was in San Jose, California, June 9th to speak about how his country has evolved into a high technology leader in Latin America. The title of his talk […]
Professor Barry Olsen and Professor Laura Burian demonstrate the power of human cognition as they explain the subtle but important differences between professional translators and interpreters with assistance from Miguel Garcia (French), Weihao Zhang (Chinese) and Beatriz Rodriguez (Spanish). Click here to watch the video clip.
A delegation of 2nd year Chinese T&I students, led by Prof. Wallace Chen, have individually placed at the 2nd Televic Simultaneous Interpreting Competition in Newcastle. Suwen Feng and Yanbo Wang received 1st and 3rd places respectively. Jennifer Zhang also made it into the final round and received 5th place. “Together, the three highly talented contestants made […]