Dear Members, We are happy to report that 2016 has been very satisfactory in terms of AATIA’s activities and situation. The association’s finances, while modest, have remained stable during the course of the year, and we have hosted six general […]
Another Tony Beckwith original!
Congratulations to the newly reelected members of the AATIA Board of Directors: Tony Beckwith (President), Rose Tempfer (Secretary), Laura Vlasman (Director of Communications), Veronica Flores (Director of Finance), Ruth Arellano Carroll (Director of Membership), and Monika Spindel (Director of Professional […]
The United Nations is now receiving applications for the 2017 competitive examination for Spanish-language interpreters. The exam is open to candidates who have a perfect command of Spanish and who meet other language and educational requirements. The deadline for application […]
Our November 12th general meeting was attended by 28 people, including some first-time visitors who are taking translation classes at Austin Community College (ACC). There was plenty of tasty finger food at the buffet table, brought by AATIA Director of […]
Our last general meeting of 2016 will take place on Saturday, November 12th, at the usual place: Best Western Plus Austin City Hotel, 2200 S. Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78704 (intersection of IH-35 & Oltorf Street Exit, exit 232A from […]
Longtime AATIA member (and former president) Michael Blumenthal has agreed to chair this year’s nominating committee, assisted by members Gisela Greenlee and Idalia Martin. The committee is seeking candidates to serve on the Association’s Board of Directors in 2017. All […]
This month’s cartoon of the month by our own Tony Beckwith.
As previously reported, longtime AATIA member and award-winning literary translator Marian Schwartz has been invited to give the prestigious Marilyn Gaddis Rose lecture at the 57th annual conference of the American Translators Association (ATA), and we are delighted that she […]
General Meeting We had a good meeting on September 10. A sizeable turnout for two very interesting presentations, both of which shone a light on different aspects of translation in the digital age. Longtime member Frank Dietz talked about software […]