May 24, 2017, marked a milestone for all professional linguists as the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted Resolution A/71/288, recognizing the role of professional translators in connecting nations and fostering peace, understanding and development. In the same resolution, the […]
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 […]
The program for our general meeting on September 10th will focus on opportunities for translators and interpreters in the digital world. AATIA member Frank Dietz, a software localization specialist, will kick off the program. Software localization is a multibillion-dollar global […]
Gregory Luis Rabassa (1922–2016) Gregory Rabassa died on June 13 after a brief illness, and with his passing an important era in the history of literary translation came to an end. Dr. Rabassa was a celebrated literary translator who worked […]
The United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management has announced June 28, 2016 as the date for its next Spanish Language Competitive Examination. The deadline to submit applications is April 14, 2016. Click for more information about the exam […]
Join us for our next AATIA general membership meeting on Saturday, November 14th. Our program will feature two special presentations: Esther Diaz (Vice-Chair Advisory Committee on Qualifications for Translators and Interpreters in Texas, founding member of TAHIT, former ATA Medical Division Administrator, […]