• Keynote Speakers: IPCITI 2013
  • icon Claudia V. Angelelli
  • icon Delia Chiaro
  • icon Elena Davitti
  • icon Jemina Napier

Our Keynote speakers for 2013 are: Claudia V. Angelelli; Delia Chiaro; Elena Davitti; and Jemina Napier

Claudia V. Angelelli holds a Ph.D in Educational Linguistics from Stanford University, a Master of the Arts in Teaching Foreign Languages (Spanish), Graduate Certificates in TESOL and Language Program Administration from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), and a degree in Comparative Law and Legal Translation from the UCA, Argentina with certificates in English/Spanish/French translation and interpreting (T&I). She is a Professor of Spanish Linguistics at San Diego State University where she teaches courses

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Delia Chiaro is Professor of English Language and Translation at the University of Bologna’s Advanced School in Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators at Forlì. Since publishing The Language of Jokes: analysing verbal play in 1992 (London, Routledge) she has combined her interest in verbally expressed humour with her passion for cinema and TV by examining what occurs when verbal humour in English is dubbed and subtitled. Her latest publications include Translation, Humour and Literature

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Elena Davitti holds a PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies from the University of Manchester and an MA in Conference Interpreting from the University of Bologna at Forlì. She has recently been appointed Lecturer in Translation Studies at the University of Surrey, UK, with a specific focus on interpreting. She previously worked as interpreter and translator trainer at MA level at different universities in both the UK and Italy, including the University of Leeds (conference

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Jemina Napier is an interpreter researcher, educator and practitioner. She has practiced as a signed language interpreter since 1988, and works between English and British Sign Language (BSL), Australian Sign Language (Auslan) or International Sign. From 1 February 2013, Jemina Napier took up the position of Professor and Chair of Intercultural Communication in the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. She was previously Associate Professor and Head of Translation

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