Зустріч із американською синхроністкою Світланою Буджак-Джонс

Кафедра теорії та практики перекладу з англійської мови 4 листопада провела зустріч студентів із перекладачем зі США - Світланою Буджак-Джонс, яка розповіла про особливості синхронного перекладу.

On Wednesday, November 4 The Department of the Theory and Practice of Translation from English held a meeting of our students with Dr. Svitlana Budzhak-Jones (USA), who made a presentation on the topic "To Breathe or Not to Breathe: Challenges of Simultaneous Interpreting." In her extremely well-structured, highly informative, and inspiring talk Dr. Budzhak-Jones addressed issues of the cognitive, psychological, linguistic, and extralinguistic challenges of simultaneous interpreting. Additionally, she provided the audience with strategies for facing these challenges and for succeeding.

About the speaker. Dr. Budzhak-Jones received her PhD in Sociolinguistics, Quantitative Linguistics, and Bilingualism from the University of Ottawa, Canada in 1998. At the same time she also began her free-lance Ukrainian/Russian/English career as an interpreter. Since 2009 she has been working as a conference level contract interpreter for the U.S. Department of State, Language Services. Her major clients include the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Government of Canada, the World Bank, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation, etc. Her areas of expertise for interpretation include the U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Partnership; the U.S. Congress; Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government at all levels; Election Systems and Campaigns; Foreign Policy Process; Criminal Procedures; Anti-monopoly Legislation; Social Protection; Civil Rights in the Military; Witness Protection; Anti-trafficking; Public Safety; Economic Development & Entrepreneurship; Technology Transfer; Shale Gas Development; Tourism Development; Printed Media; Economic and Business Journalism; Cable Television Networks; Language Education Policy; Library Science; International Adoption Practices; Public Health and Environment; Telemedicine; Medical and Psychosocial Assistance for Victims of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, etc.

Текст - Алла Пермінова
Фото - Валерій Попов