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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUM 295-02 - Special Topic: Interpreting, Translating, and Consulting in the Non-profit Language Sector

1 credits (Fall)
This three-week course seeks to expose students to the world of non-profit language services, from interpreting and translation to behind-the-scenes consulting, project management and training. Students will engage in interpreting and translation exercises, discuss ethical dilemmas, and visit sites near campus where translation/interpretation services are employed. The course will also touch upon the large scale implications of language services to the individual and society, in terms of cost as well as the impact on legal and human rights. The instructor, a trained linguist, coordinates translation and interpretation services for several public agencies in Toronto, Canada.

Prerequisite: 4 semesters of language study in any language and second-year standing.
Note: Dates: September 18 to October 4. Short course deadlines apply.
Instructor: Perez Fernandez