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Translation, Sociolinguistic, and
Consumer Issues in Interpreting

Melanie Metzger and
Earl Fleetwood, Editors

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The Third Volume in the Studies in Interpretation Series

Contents

PART I: TRANSLATION CONSIDERATIONS

Handling and Incorporation of Idioms in Interpretation
    Roberto R. Santiago and Lisa Frey Barrick

Deep and Meaningful Conversation: Challenging Interpreter Impartiality in the Semantics and Pragmatics Classroom
    Lorraine Leeson and Susan Foley-Cave

PART II: SOCIOLINGUISTIC CONSIDERATIONS

Initial Observations on Code-Switching in the Voice Interpretations of Two Filipino Interpreters
    Liza B. Martinez

Indirectness Strategies in American Sign Language Requests and Refusals: Deconstructing the Deaf-as-Direct Stereotype
    Daniel Roush

PART III: CONSUMER CONSIDERATIONS

An Invitation to Dance: Deaf Consumers’ Perceptions of Signed Language Interpreters and Interpreting
    Jemina Napier and Meg J. Rohan

Use of Space during an English-to-ASL Interpretation When a Visual Aid Is Present
    Amy Frasu

Contributors

Index

Melanie Metzger is Professor and Chair, Department of Interpretation, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Earl Fleetwood is a staff interpreter with Sign Language Associates, Inc., and an adjunct instructor in Gallaudet University’s Master of Arts in Interpretation program.

ISBN 978-1-56368-360-2, ISSN 1545-7613, 6 x 9 casebound, 240 pages, tables, figures, references, index

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