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Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Approaches & Trends in Dialogue Interpreting Research - Rachel Herring

Spring 2020 Webinars Interpreting Studies and Practice - UMass Amherst

With the support and funding from the Five Colleges Consortium, we invite you to the Spring 2020 season of our Faculty and Community Seminar on Interpreting Studies and Practice. Our lectures are completely online in the format of free webinars.

All you need to do is connect and participate from wherever you are as long as you have a good internet connection (from your computer, your tablet or smartphone). Below is information about dates, speakers and titles of lectures:


Feb 5, 2020 – 12pm (US Eastern Time):                    Training Prisoners to Become Interpreters in Spain? Carmen Valero Garcés

 March 24, 2020 – 12pm (US Eastern Time):             Borderless People Reflecting on Borders: Interpreters from the Asylum-Seeking Community Review their Professional and Personal Boundaries. Michal Schuster

 April 13, 2020 – 6pm (US Eastern Time):                 Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Approaches & Trends in Dialogue Interpreting Research. Rachel Herring


Click here for a flyer and a detailed description of lectures. Remote attendees will be able to participate and ask questions using the chat feature on the online platform.

More instructions will be given before each lecture, which will also be recorded and made available later on in our seminar webpage. We request attendees to type in their full names when joining our webinars.

Certification of attendance will be issued upon request for those who wish to apply for CEUs related to their respective certifications. Applicants must attend the live lecture to qualify for CEUs.