Omission production in interpreting tertiary lectures: An update


Hosted by ASLIA South Australia

11/07/2018 | Starts: 7:00 pm | Ends: 8:30 pm | Venue: Room 4, Level 1, Flinders City Campus, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide

Presenter: Professor Jemina Napier 

When: 11 July 2018

Time: 7.00-8:30PM (South Australia – Australian Central Standard Time)


This seminar will:

–     Review previous research on omissions in tertiary lectures

–     Discuss various coping strategies used by interpreters

–     Identify broad linguistic coping strategies

–     Describe five established omission categories

–     Examine new interpreting omission research

–     Identify a new omission category & the impact of preparation on omission production

–     Explain the notion of omission potential

Language: This seminar will be presented in Auslan only.


Jemina Napier is Professor & Chair of Intercultural Communication in the Department of Languages & Intercultural Studies at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland where she teaches signed language and spoken language interpreting students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and supervises several PhD students on topics related to sign language interpreting, translation, discourse and identity. She is a widely published interpreter researcher and educator and has practiced as a signed language interpreter since 1988. She is accredited as a BSL, Auslan and International Sign interpreter and is fluent in ASL. She is a Fellow of ASLI UK and the UK Chartered Institute of Linguists, and is also Honorary Life Member and past President of ASLIA (Australia) and was an inaugural board member of WASLI. She was co-chair of the WASLI-WFD Task Group on International Sign that established the new IS interpreting accreditation system in 2015, and is co-lead of the efsli Committee of Experts and a member of the WFD Expert Group on Accessibility (sign language interpreting).

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Omission production in interpreting tertiary lectures: An update