Category: GSTILE

MIIS Student Published!

Susan Spano has been published in the AARP magazine. Spano is a PCMI TESOL student, currently studying in Artashat, Ararat Marz, Armenia.
Congratulations Susan!

MIIS Faculty and Alumni Published!

Language Learning Beyond the Classroom is a new book of case studies edited by David Nunan and Jack Richards that focuses on how successful language learners are actively engaging language outside of academic settings. Published by Routledge, this volume touches on five broad topics: Involving the learner in out-of-class learning, Using technology and the internet, Learning […]

Meet the Japanese Interpreters!

The word for “Constitutionally” in Japanese is 憲法上, which takes up half as much space. Japanese is usually a space-efficient language. That doesn’t mean it’s easier when we interpret, though! The linguistic distance between Japanese and English sets a extremely high bar for interpreters. Having developed on islands at the eastern and western ends of Eurasia, Japanese and English […]

Liu Chang Takes Third at Cross-Strait Interpreting Competition

Second-year interpreter Liu Chang took third place at the 5th Cross-Strait Consecutive Interpreting Competition which was held on October 19th at Xiamen University in Xiamen, Fujian Province, PRC. Ms. Liu was in competition with 25 talented student interpreters from the major Chinese translation and interpreting programs at universities in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the U.S., […]

Meet the Spanish Interpreters!

Six second-year interpretation students in Spanish program perform the art of interpretation at Fall Forum on one of the most important challenges of our time: Water. Martina Kinkle, Erin Teske, Alison Woods, Mariano De Anton, Deepti Limaye, & Omkar Kalaskar (from left to right)   Spanish interpreters are constantly challenged: Taking out the fluff. Formal […]

Fall Forum!

Are you working towards an international career? Do you dream of representing your country in an international conference? Will you have someone interpreting for you?  Fall Forum, MIIS’s annual interpreting event, is the best occasion to get a feel for what interpretation means as you watch interpreters in action. This year, aspiring interpreters studying […]

MIIS Faculty Lisa Donohoe published

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: Congratulations Lisa!

Returned Peace Corps volunteer shares his story

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 ( to help disseminate my experience, and even then, I find that the stories […]

Upcoming Lectures!

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

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