Location: Miami Dade College, Padrón Campus (Confirmation pending)
Date(s): Saturday, December 3, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EST)
A 4-hour interactive course that will focus on ethical standards and laws and regulations applicable to professional interpreters/translators. Participants will delve in the relation between ethics and professional performance, and the challenges of providing quality professional interpreting services as they consider and review relevant aspects of different codes of ethics across fields: legal, medical, immigration, as well as language mediation as a civil right.
Alexander Rainof, PhD. attended Boston and Harvard universities as an undergraduate. He holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with Highest Distinction, (specializing in Anglo-American, French, Italian and Spanish languages and literature) from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Prof. Rainof is a certified interpreter for the Federal, California, and Los Angeles County courts, and all state agencies in California. He has interpreted at numerous international conferences into English, French, and Spanish. He is an internationally known scholar who has published extensively in the areas of literature, linguistics, translation, and interpretation, he has lectured at numerous professional meetings and universities in Europe, North America and Asia, and has taught literature, languages (French, Spanish), translation, and interpretation at various universities in the United States.