Gallaudet Interpreting Services Presents Lecture on Depiction and Proficiency in ASL


Dr. Mary Thurmann

In this workshop, presented on November 25, 2013, participants will be introduced to the concept of Depiction in ASL, including types of depiction, occurrence of depiction in ASL, and identifying depiction. Participants will have the opportunity to view videoclips with a focus the use of depiction and proficiency in ASL. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice identifying instances of depiction of a variety of types and to discuss depiction in their own language use.

Mary Thumann, Ph.D., CSC, is the workshop presenter. Dr. Thurmann is a CODA who has worked at Gallaudet University since 1998, first as a staff interpreter, then teaching in the Department of Interpretation, and currently as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics teaching a range of graduate and undergraduate courses. She has presented workshops at the national level (RID, ASLTA, and CIT) and the local level (DC, VA, KY, NC).

Workshop topics include Identifying Depiction in ASL; Team Interpreting; Becoming a Certified Professional Interpreter; Interpreting with Confidence; Interpreting in Educational Settings; and Who is Doing What in Blends.

Workshop Details:

Monday, November 25, 2013
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Lunch on your own)
Gallaudet University Campus
800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Room: Jordan Student Academic Center (SAC), Room 1010

Cost for non-staff members: $75
(GIS freelance & Staff Discounts Apply)
0.6 PS CEUs
This workshop will be presented in ASL, no interpretation will be offered

To register for this workshop, please click here.

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