Deaf Perspectives on Translation

ASL Version of Description

These resources are designed to be used for an online course or workshop focused on Deaf interpreters developing translation skills.  Resources include an explanation of different approaches to translation, a specific process with opportunities to practice the process with English written texts that have existing ASL translations. This allows participants to compare their own translation […]

2022-01-19T14:22:00-06:00December 15th, 2021|

Translation Strategies: ASL to English

ASL Version of Description

Translation is a skill that is important for both developing competency in interpreting as well as a skill that is needed in ongoing practice. This module provides support to novice interpreters in considering approaches to translating texts from ASL video to written English.  The resource includes both explanations of processes and the theories behind different […]

2022-01-31T13:45:25-06:00December 14th, 2021|

Fingerspelled Word Recognition: Coffee

This clip runs from 1:30 (beginning of the video) to 2:29. Watch the entire clip and then create an interpretation.
If you wish to re-watch it, you need to re-fresh the page or manually move it back to the beginning of the clip.

Once you are done with this clip, close the window and click the next number.
This clip […]

2022-01-19T19:42:33-06:00April 7th, 2020|

Enhancing Physical Education/La necesidad de la pasantía para profesores de educación física

Shanna shares her perspective about a lack of internship opportunities within her major of physical education.

Translations/summaries are available below in both Spanish and English. These are designed as resources for working with the text in ASL. They are not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

An African American woman is wearing black top and is shown from the waist […]

2022-01-23T19:40:53-06:00March 6th, 2019|

Living as a Single Black Mother/Madre soltera afroamericana

April shares a story of persistence, perseverance, and success.

Translations/summaries are available below in both Spanish and English. These are designed as resources for working with the text in ASL. They are not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

An African-American woman wearing long wooden earrings and a red top and is shown from the waist up. She is standing […]

2022-01-23T19:41:16-06:00March 6th, 2019|

Construction Site Tips for Lifting/Consejos para cargar peso de una manera segura

Lurendran explains some tips for lifting heavy objects he learned while working construction..

Translations/summaries are available below in both Spanish and English. These are designed as resources for working with the text in ASL. They are not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

An African American man wearing white with black dots on the top short-sleeve shirt and is shown […]

2022-01-23T19:43:20-06:00March 6th, 2019|

A Discussion on Translation Process for JASLL

Dr. Naomi Sheneman facilitated a conversation with Dr. Raychelle Harris and Benj Swindle about the process of translating an English article for the Journal of American Sign Languages & Literatures (JASLL.) You can view the conversation above. You can also review the source text and translations below.

Visual Description

The video above features three individuals having a conversation on Zoom.  In the beginning and end, […]

2022-01-23T19:16:39-06:00February 7th, 2019|