Engaging Translation: Questions of Language and Power in Arizona and beyond

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

Arizona State Universitys School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC), together with the participation of professional and civil society organizations from across metro Phoenix, proposes an event that will seek to better understand the critical power dynamics involved in a variety of multilingual interactions and contexts in Arizona and beyond. These include everyday life situations, such as translation and interpretation in legal and medical contexts, as well as analysis of texts. Participantsprofessional interpreters and translators, academics, and other stakeholderswill examine these and other issues related to education, public health, health care, social work, city and state government, law, and planning. The event will be held at ASU and conclude with a public-facing roundtable, bringing together Arizona policymakers, legislators, activists, and practitioners to explore strategies on how to better serve an increasingly multicultural and multilingual society.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date7/1/216/30/22

Funding

  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH): $3,000.00

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