dr Aleksandra Kalata-Zawłocka

Position Assistant professor
Department Interpreting Studies and Audiovisual Translation
Room 1.045
E-mail a.kalata(at)uw.edu.pl
Duty hours Tuesdays 13.00-14.00; Thursdays 10.30-11.30

Degrees:

  • M.A. in linguistics, Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw, 2003
  • Ph.D in applied linguistics, Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw, 2015

 

Research interests:

  • sign language translation studies
  • ethicisation and professionalization of sign language interpreting
  • sign linguistics
  • sociolinguistics of sign language
  • Deaf Culture

 

Teaching experience:

  • communicative competence (speaking)
  • communicative competence (writing)
  • social semiotics (practical classes)
  • intercultural training
  • sign language interpreting theory and practice

 

Organising experience:

  • 2015: „To say or not to say – challenges of interpreting from sign language to spoken language” – international conference of the European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters  , 11-13.09., Warszawa
  • 2011: “Theory and practice of Polish Sign Language interpreting” – the first national conference of the Association of Polish Sign Language Interpreters
  • 2011: „Sign Linguistics” – assisting at organisation of the national conference of Section for Sign Linguistics of the University of Warsaw
  • 2011: „Eurosign Interpreter” – international pilot course for Deaf interpreters (Section for Sign Linguistics, University of Warsaw)
  • 2004: GlobE: Bridges and Walls in Metalinguistic Discourse - assisting at organisiation of the international linguistic conference of the Institute of Applied Linguistics

 

Professional organisations - membership:

  • Since 2010: member of the Section for Sign Linguistics at the University of Warsaw
  • Since 2009: President of the Association of Polish Sign Language Interpreters (STPJM)

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