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Watch Your Language 2018 conference

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City Lit

1-10 Keeley Street

London

WC2B 4BA

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Watch Your Language 2018 - one day conference

'BSL - where has it come from, and where is it going?'

at City Lit, Covent Garden, London WC2B 4BA


Thursday 12th April 2018

PROGRAMME

09:15 – 10:00 Registration and refreshments

10:00 – 10:15 Setting the scene for the conference

James Fitzgerald, Head of Deaf Access and Interpreting, City Lit

10:15 – 10:50 BSL - where has it come from? The history of BSL in Britain

Peter Brown, Deaf historian and BSL teacher, City Lit

10:55 – 11:30 Deaf in-vision interpreters on TV – interpreting or translating?

Clive Mason, Deaf TV presenter, interpreter and trainer

11:30 – 11:50 Refreshments in the café area

11:50 – 12:25 BSL - a recognised language? The present status of BSL.

Gordon Hay, BSL policy officer for Scottish Government

12:30 – 13:30 buffet lunch provided in the café area

13:30 – 14:00 BSL - whose language is it anyway? Interpreters and BSL.

Roger Beeson, retired BSL/English interpreter/trainer

14:00 - 14:45 Question Time - the future of BSL

Q&A panel – conference presenters

15:00 – 16:30 - workshop session

(Your workshop ticket must be pre-booked through Eventbrite for those attending the conference - you will receive a link to the tickets upon registering for the conference).

Workshop choices - choose ONE from the list of five:

Clive Mason An Introduction to in-vision interpreting

Frances Lewin Interpreting for deaf students in higher education

Peter Brown The history of the two-handed manual alphabet

Brett Best An international comparison of interpreter qualification systems

Gordon Hay International Sign and Gestuno - what's the difference?


BSL/English interpreters will be provided for the conference sessions.

Interpreters can be provided for the afternoon workshops upon request.

Ticket price includes buffet lunch and refreshments and access to all conference presentations and one workshop in the afternoon.


Questions? contact watchyourlanguage@citylit.ac.uk



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