A workshop on cross-cultural communication and the translation and interpretation of foreign languages will take place at Wake Forest University on Thursday, Nov. 12.
The workshop, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Tribble Hall’s DeTamble Auditorium.
The workshop will include the following participants and talks:
- Anne Cordero, an associate professor of French at George Mason University, will present “Translation in the College Curriculum: Looking Ahead.” Cordero created and directs the translation studies program at George Mason.
- Michael Doyle, chairman of the foreign languages department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will present a talk on “Translation, Interpretation and Business in a Global Economy.” Doyle has written extensively about using Spanish for international business and co-authored a best-selling textbook on the topic.
- Muriel Jerome-O’Keeffe, president of the American Translation Association, will present “The New Tools of the Trade: The Use of Technology in Translation.” O’Keeffe is an expert in the use of technology in translating foreign languages.
For more information about the workshop, call 336-758-5487. The workshop is sponsored by the Romance languages department and the Year of Globalization and Diversity planning committee.
The Year of Globalization and Diversity is a yearlong series of activities focused on the world’s development into a more global community. To learn about other activities, call 336-758-5788 or visit http://www.wfu.edu/yogd.