Exploration of a gender-inclusive practice in France
17 January 2024, 18:00–20:00 CEST on Zoom
While LSF (French Sign Language) seems to have only a few gender markers, gender is very present in the French language and very binary. That traditional paradigm does not conform with the vision of gender as a spectrum that has been gaining momentum in France. Furthermore, gender-inclusive language has been more and more used (Abbou, 2022, Viennot, 2014).
What about inclusive language within sign language interpreting practices: what are the preferred strategies? Can we consider this as a feminist interpreting practice? How gender-inclusive language practice is consistent or not to what we expect from interpreters?
Sign language interpreter for 6 years, her experience in Toulouse with very diverse deaf communities and colleagues lead her to continuously question her practice and discuss it with pairs. Being part of EUMASLI 4 cohort has made possible the desire to realise a proper research on the topic of gender-inclusive language and how it can be articulated in interpreting from LSF (French Sign Language) to French language.
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