Tag: writing

  • My classmates publish their theses on Digital Commons!

    My classmates publish their theses on Digital Commons!

    I’m proud to be an alumnus of the Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies with an emphasis in Teaching Interpreting, and to announce that several of my cohort now have our theses published online for all to read. All the theses published so far and in the future can be retrieved from http://digitalcommons.wou.edu/theses/. To date, […]

  • Writing about language using italics

    When I wrote my master’s thesis on vague language, I often cited vague words and phrases. At first I put them in quotation marks, but the quotes cluttered the pages, and by the time I was ready to publish, I wondered if I should use italics instead. I used APA style*, so I consulted my APA […]

  • Thesis published on vague language (VL) in ASL and English!

    Thesis published on vague language (VL) in ASL and English!

    I am thrilled to announce that my thesis has been published online, available for all to read. The title is “Keeping it Vague: A Study of Vague Language in an American Sign Language Corpus and Implications for Interpreting between American Sign Language and English” and the URL is short & sweet: http://digitalcommons.wou.edu/theses/2/ Thanks to all who […]

  • My thesis on vague language (VL) is almost finished!

    After many months of work, I am going to send the penultimate draft of my master’s thesis to my thesis committee. I will await their feedback, make changes, and hope to defend before the end of February.

  • Who cares what I have to say?

    Today it’s Facebook, Google+, Twitter. Yesterday it was rap groups, support groups, open mic. I don’t remember feeling like nobody cared what I had to say when I was speaking to people in person. Now that I’m writing for the Internet — for the past 17 years or so, and sharing on social media for the […]