Translation & Interpreting

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 1, January 1

Analyzing Personal Embodied Experiences: Autoethnography, Feelings, and Fieldwork
Abstract: The embodied, emotional experiences of the participant-researcher during fieldwork can yield useful information on the social setting influencing interpreting practices when analyzed as part of ethnographic research designs. This paper presents...
Combining Different Methods of Data Collection in Public Service Interpreting Doctoral Research: Examples from the Spanish Context
Abstract: During the past ten years, public service interpreting (PSI) has become a flourishing field of research. Different kinds of studies have explored issues such as the role of public service interpreters, accuracy and deviations in their renditions,...
Introduction: Innovations in Interpreting Research Methods
With an increasing amount of empirical research being conducted in interpreting studies through social science, humanities and interdisciplinary lenses, more interest is being paid to the nature of the research methods being used. This is evidenced...
Note-Taking in Consecutive Interpreting: New Data from Pen Recording
Abstract: Note-taking provides a unique opportunity to investigate consecutive interpreting (CI). This study approaches note-taking from a cognitive perspective, combining product analysis with the process research method of pen recording. It investigates...
Rebalancing Power: Participatory Research Methods in Interpreting Studies
Abstract: A participatory research approach is a qualitative methodology that is inductive and collaborative (Cornwall & Jewkes, 1995) and relies on trust and relationships (Christopher et al. 2008). This approach is typically used in public health...
Retrospective Protocols: Tapping into the Minds of Interpreting Trainees
Abstract: Interpreting Studies has witnessed a growing interest in language specificity and its role in cognitive processing during simultaneous interpreting. The aim of this study is to establish trainee-interpreters' perceptions of language-pair-specific...
Sign Language Interpreter Aptitude: The Trials and Tribulations of a Longitudinal Study
Abstract: This paper discusses the process of undertaking an exploratory longitudinal study of language learning and interpreter aptitude. It discusses the context of aptitude testing, the test selection for a test battery, the recruitment of subjects...
To Interview or Not to Interview: A Critical Approach to Assessing End-Users' Perceptions of the Role of 21st Century Indigenous Interpreters in Peru
Abstract: Interviews have been commonly used as a data-gathering instrument in research which approaches interpreting as a socially-situated practice (e.g. Angelelli, 2004; Inghilleri, 2006 & 2012). This paper focuses on a set of six interviews...
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