(Sept. 21, 2018) -- Advancing UTSA’s role as a knowledge enterprise, the UTSA Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will host an International Translation Day colloquium in order to highlight the importance of effective translation and interpreting in our global community.
This year’s conference will focus on how language disparities affect already vulnerable individuals (victims of human trafficking and sexual assault, victims of gang violence, and unaccompanied minors) as they navigate healthcare and justice systems.
These sessions are pre-approved for 2.5 hours of continuing education credits by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI).
The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required and can be made online via Ticket Tailor. In addition, a box lunch can be purchased for $10.
The colloquium will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,Saturday, Sept. 29, in the H-E-B Student Union Ballroom 2 (HSU 1.106) on the UTSA Main Campus.
Free parking is available at any surface space marked A, B or C. (Note: do not park in green reserved spaces). See the UTSA campus map .
International Translation Day 2018 is organized by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and is co-sponsored by MasterWord Services; Worldwide Languages; UTSA Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition; UTSA Mexico Center, UTSA Institute for Health Disparities Research; and the UTSA Child and Adolescent Policy Research Institute (CAPRI).
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UTSA is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) as designated by the U.S. Department of Education.
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