TBC News

BMC and MJBCo-directors Betty M. Colonomos and MJ Bienvenu developed innovative workshops that pushed the envelope for the interpreting field and the Deaf community around issues of the day. Not surprisingly, some of those issues remain today.

The monthly newsletter, TBC News, highlighted many of these issues, inspiring many to rally for change in their own thinking and in the communities where they lived. We've made available this digital archive of the TBC News here as historical reference and still relevant topics for our communities.

TBC Co-director Betty M. Colonomos

TBC Co-director MJ Bienvenu

TBC News

TBC News

Archived newsletters, The TBC News, from The Bicultural Center circa 1988-1993. The topics in these newsletters offer historical perspective that continue to be relevant over 30 years later.

Click on VIEW to access any newsletter as a pdf in a new page.

Click on DETAILS for a brief glimpse of some content.

Click on DOWNLOAD to download the newsletter at no cost to you.


When using the website's Search feature at the bottom of the page, entering a word or phrase will identify which newsletter(s) contain the word or phrase (if any). The listed newsletters contain the results. Click VIEW on the newsletter which opens it in a new window. Then use the Adobe Reader search function to find the word or phrase within the newsletter.

For simple instructions on using the Adobe Reader Search feature, view this article: How to Search within a PDF

 

The Real Meaning of "Hearing-Impaired" by Angela Stratiy

Mislabeling Our Deaf Students by Andrea Alpern Feldman

Well, What Do You Think? from the CODE Newsletter

Deaf Culture in the Land of Smiles by Kampol Suwanarat

American Deaf Culture reviewed by Holly Roth

  Wed-11-1989

Interpreting: the Personal, Professional, and Social Contexts by Dr. Patricia Peery

Justice Through an Interpreter by Carla Mathers

  Fri-12-1989

Deaf Education and the Struggle for Public Life by Judith Treesburg

 From the Mailbox

  Mon-01-1990

Our Blood by Judith Treesburg

Speaking Out for Deaf Childhood Rights by Diane Lux

Read My Lips by Wilbur J Ruge

Gallaudet Students Awarded $1,000

  Thu-02-1990

American Sign Language Campaign interview of Kathy Say by MJ Bienvenu

Dad by Robin Ruge

What Does TBC Stand For? by Holly Roth

  Fri-03-1990

In the Spirit of Bilingualism by Carl N Schroeder

TBC TV: Playing by Eye by Judith Treesburg

Deaf Ontario Now

  Mon-04-1990

Deaf Foundations Fund

 


The Deaf Foundations of Interpreting Seminar Series is offered for Deaf Interpreters. This specialized series is for Deaf Interpreters only.

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Foundations of Interpreting


The Foundations of Interpreting Seminar Series provides insights into The Integrated Model of Interpreting and the processes we engage in while interpreting. Click here for more information on the series as well as a schedule of current seminars being offered.

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