Webinar August 14, 2018: Spanish in the Americas

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Spanish in the Americas

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This training will examine the major dialects of Spanish spoken in the Americas and their manifestations in the Spanish spoken in the United States. The training will provide an overview of the key dialectal differences focusing primarily on pronunciation and lexical variation. The training will provide interpreters with strategies to recognize and assess dialect differences in Spanish.

Content Focus:

  • Introduce basic linguistic concepts as framework (descriptive vs. prescriptive language, language variation, linguists’ use of ‘dialect’)
  • Familiarize participants with the main dialects of American Spanish
  • Examine differences in Spanish varieties (phonological, lexical, regional vs. ethnic/cultural)
  • Review common ambiguities encountered in multi-dialectal interactions
  • Introduce strategies to recognize and assess dialect differences in Spanish

Where: Online Via GoToWebinar (webinar link emailed immediately after registration)

When: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (EST)

Accredited by: CCHI/CEAP, RID/ACET, IMIA, and Washington State DSHS

Cost: $55.00

About the Trainer: Glenn Martinez PhD MPH, is professor of hispanic linguistics and director of the Center for Languages Literatures and Cultures at The Ohio State University. Dr. Martinez received a PhD in Hispanic Linguistics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MPH in border health from the Texas A&M School of Public Health. His research focuses on the sociolinguistic dimensions of Spanish in the United States and language policy and practice in health care settings. He is the author of Mexican Americans and Language (U of Arizona Press, 2006) and Spanish in Healthcare: Policy, Pedagogy and Practice (Routledge, Forthcoming).

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RID Region IV Conference — July 19-22, 2018 — Albuquerque, New Mexico

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RID Region IV Conference 

July 19-22, 2018 

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

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Don’t miss out! The conference is proud to offer a Trilingual (ASL/Spanish/English) Pre-Conference as well as a Trilingual Track.  

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Explore the heart of Albuquerque’s Old Town to enjoy everything New Mexico has to offer.

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Conferencia de la Región IV de RID

19-22 de julio de 2018

Albuquerque, Nuevo México

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No se pierda de esta oportunidad. Los organizadores están orgullosos de ofrecer una pre conferencia trilingüe (ASL/Español/Inglés) y una concentración trilingüe durante la conferencia.

Información sobre la conferencia

Recorran el centro histórico de Albuquerque, ‘Old Town’ y disfruten todo lo que tiene para ofrecer Nuevo México.

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2017 Council de Manos Conference

There will be no Mano a Mano 2017 conference! Instead, we encourage everyone to attend the 2017 Council de Manos Conference in Los Angeles, CA and/or the 2017 RID Conference in Salt Lake City, UT.

 

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Who is Mano a Mano?

  • Trilingual (Spanish-ASL-English) Interpreters
  • Bilingual (Spanish-ASL, ASL-English, Spanish-English) Interpreters who are developing language skills in a third language
  • Students and Professional Interpreters, Non-certified and Certified Interpreters
  • Interpreters working to advance the profession and support diversity

Webinar worth .15 CEU, Tue Feb 21!

Mano a Mano & Council de Manos will host a webinar worth .15 CEUs on interpreting in Spanish-influenced settings. Tuesday, February 21, 2017. $25. http://www.councildemanos.org/webinarspanishenglishaslinterpreting.html for more information.

Mano a Mano & Council de Manos organizará un seminario web por valor de .15 unidades de educación continua. Martes 21 de febrero de 2017. $25. http://www.councildemanos.org/webinarspanishenglishaslinterpreting.html para más información

Mano a Mano 2015 Conference: Recap

7 August/agosto, 2015

New Orleans, Louisiana

THEME/TEMA:

Social Justice and the Role of Trilingual Interpreters

La Justicia Social y el Rol de los Intérpretes Trilingües
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Presenters/Ponentes:

  • Dr. Carla García Fernández
  • Lillian García Peterkin
  • Arlene Narváez
  • Rafael Treviño

Photos/Fotos (courtesy of Jeannette “Jo” Ocampo Welch):

Attendees

Quinto-Pozos welcome

García-Fernández

Narváez

Treviño

Interpreters

RID 2015 Quinto-Pozos Plenary/Plenaria:

9 August/agosto, 2015

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