Convergence, Contact and Interaction
Edited By Eugenia Dal Fovo and Paola Gentile
Notes on Contributors
michaela albl-mikasa is Professor of Interpreting Studies at the ZHAW Institute of Translation and Interpreting. She holds degrees from the universities of Heidelberg (Dipl.-Dolm. in Conference Interpreting), Cambridge (MPhil in International Relations) and Tübingen (Dr. phil. in Applied Linguistics). Her research and publications focus on ITELF (interpreting, translation and English as a lingua franca), the development of interpreting expertise and the cognitive foundations of consecutive interpreting and note-taking and also of community interpreting. She is the principal investigator of Cognitive Load in Interpreting and Translation and a number of projects with partners in China, India and the ASEAN countries.
eugenia dal fovo is Adjunct Professor at the Department of Law, Language, Interpreting and Translation Studies, University of Trieste, where her main teaching subjects are dialogue and consecutive interpreting. She is also research fellow at the Department of Languages and Literature, Communication, Education and Society, University of Udine. She has been working as freelance conference and healthcare interpreter for the past decade. She holds a PhD in Interpreting and Translation Studies, which was awarded the 2015 CIUTI PhD Award. Her research interests include interpreter-mediated face-to-face interaction in TV, healthcare and community settings (dialogue and simultaneous mode). She is the author of the entries on ‘Media Interpreting’ and ‘Talkshow Interpreting’ in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Interpreting Studies (2015).
maureen ehrensberger-dow is Professor of Translation Studies at the ZHAW Institute of Translation and Interpreting. She completed a PhD at the University of Alberta, Canada, before becoming...
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