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Spotlight: Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and the Next Generation of Interpreters

Today’s spotlight is on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and the Next Generation of Interpreters by Sarah Lynn Wheeler Proceedings abstract For so long, interpreters operated for years under a language transfer model, which was largely associated with monological interpreting work. For so long the interpreting field has utilized pedagogical models which focus on on interpreting language […]

Spotlight: The Next Generation of Research in Interpreter Education

Today’s spotlight is on The Next Generation of Research in Interpreter Education by Cynthia Roy, Betsy Winston, Paul Harrelson, Annie Marks, Chan Yi Hin, Jeremy Rodgers, Kimberly Bates, Kimberly Boeh, Stephen Fitzmaurice Proceedings abstract In this interactive session, a panel of new interpreter educators will compare their personal narratives and elaborate on “what I wish […]

Changes in Director of Publications and Research Position

English Version Hello! I am Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, President of CIT. Recently our director of Research and Publications, Sarah Wheeler stepped down due to needing to focus on her PhD studies. We wish her the best and thank her for her time on the CIT board. Thanks Sarah! This means we now have a vacancy on […]

Recruiting Participants for a Study of the Lived Experiences of Interpreters who Self-Identify as Disabled

Dear Interpreter: Hello! My name is Lindsey Williams and I’m an interpreter in Lansing, MI. I’m also a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies and Communication Equity program at St. Catherine University. I’m conducting my master’s thesis on the lived experiences of ASL/English interpreters who self-identify as disabled. My experiences as an interpreter with a disability have inspired this […]

Spotlight: Perception in ASL Interpreted Interactions

Today’s spotlight is on Perception in ASL Interpreted Interactions: Consumer Orientation by Colleen Jones Proceedings abstract A survey of non-signing adults showed that a lack of information about the interpreted interaction may lead to feelings of confusion and distraction as well as a negative perception of the Deaf interlocutor. A review of the literature and […]

Understanding the Mental Health of Interpreters

Dear Professional Interpreter: As a doctorate student in the School of Behavioral Sciences at Liberty University, I am conducting research as part of the requirements for a doctorate degree. The purpose of my research is to better understand the current state and influential factors of the mental health of professional ASL/English interpreters, and I am […]

Early Bird Deadline Registration Extended to March 15

Early Bird Deadline extended to March 15. You have one week left before CIT conference registration rates rise.  Take advantage of the early-bird discount by registering by March 15.   If you have any questions, please contact our registration team at registration@cit-asl.org. Program Schedule Available on March 10 Click here to see the confirmed sessions […]