At SIGN8 in Brazil, we did 9 interviews about IS with conference organisers, participants, presenters. Themes: IS politics and conference organisation, working with deaf interpreters or not (conference policy: no terps! Presentations in IS and Libras), people’s experiences re: communicating in IS, teaching IS, presenting in IS, role of English/ASL knowledge in IS contexts. Aim: data for analysis and material for the film on IS.

 

At SIGN8 in Brazil, we did 9 interviews about IS with conference organisers, participants, presenters. Themes: IS politics and conference organisation, working with deaf interpreters or not (conference policy: no terps! Presentations in IS and Libras), people’s experiences re: communicating in IS, teaching IS, presenting in IS, role of English/ASL knowledge in IS contexts. Aim: data for analysis and material for the film on IS.