MCC Daily Tribune
Professor Louis Silvers to Present at Filling Station: A Faculty Research Presentation Series, February 9
Professor Louis Silvers (World Languages and Cultures) be the first presenter to participate in the spring 2018 season of Filling Station: A Faculty Research Presentation Series. On February 09, 12-12:50PM, in 8-200, Silvers will discuss the challenges of communicating with speakers of other languages by means of translation and interpretation. He will also address how technology influences spoken languages of today. Born and raised in Montevideo, Uruguay, Louis Silvers moved to the United States in 1981 to attend Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, and has been living in this country since. Professionally, Prof. Silvers has a background in both the corporate world and in college teaching. He has worked in marketing, sales and corporate training with the Hallmark Cards Company, both in the United States and in France, and he spent about two years as a computer linguist at AT&T. He has been teaching at Monroe Community College since September 1995. He is also one of the instructors in the Model United Nations program.
The event is free and open to the College Community.