13th Annual Glendon Graduate Student Conference in Translation Studies

The students of the Master in Translation Studies at Glendon College, York University, are pleased to announce the 13th Annual Graduate Student Conference in Translation Studies to be held at Glendon College in Toronto, Ontario on April 14-15. Our theme for this year’s conference is “Translation and Unheard Voices”.

2023 Organizing Committee

Sofia Bragaglia
Co-Chair, Communications, Web & Social Media

María Constanza Guzmán
Faculty Advisor

Lyse Hébert
Faculty Advisor

Miren Lopez
Fundraising, Design, and Translations

Analía Molina
Finances, Logistics, and Translations

Shakiba Sharifpour
Finances, Fundraising, and Writing

Eleftheria Vatti
Communication and Fundraising

Eva Wissting
Co-Chair and Writing

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Janis Cole is a feminist, ASL/English interpreter/translator; educator, consultant, and community forum leader/facilitator. She holds a Ph.D. in Interpretation from Gallaudet University, an M.Ed., Deaf-ASL Studies/Deaf Education from Boston University, and a B.S. in Social Work from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She does interpreting work in private practice and has served in multiple roles at the local, regional, national and international levels. She has been involved with the Integrated Model of Interpreting (IMI) as a practitioner in the practice of reflective dialogue and has done ground-breaking work regarding perceptions and practices in ASL and English literacy instruction, including participation in The Magical Literacy Camp (1997) which led her focus on translation studies and identity. Over 35 years, Dr. Cole has taught at Boston University, Northeastern University and Gallaudet University presented on various topics related to interpreting/translation and Deaf/Cultural Studies courses. She has published, among other chapters and articles, “Deaf Translation: Socio-Cultural Perspective” (with Eileen Forestal) International Journal of Interpreter Education, 2018, and “Deaf translators: What are they thinking?,” Journal of Interpretation: Vol. 28:1, 3.