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ATIS Fall Meeting

Posted in Meetings

ATIS Fall Meeting November 10, 2012 10 am - 2 pm Room 224/225 RJD Williams Building 221 Cumberland Avenue North Saskatoon, SK We will be presenting a workshop on official translations, followed by a regular business meeting. Please join...


The challenges of translating humour

Posted in Translation

I translated a joke I'd heard once, from English into French. I was so proud of myself because a) I translate the other way and b) I was able to keep the sense of the joke by adapting it rather than translating it. Nobody else seemed to get excited by this stupendous feat though, much to...


Another CTTIC-EDU course!

Posted in Training / Translation

CTTIC-EDU has just uploaded its eighteenth online course. Called “Advancing Your Translation Career Through Social Media,” this course was prepared and will be presented by Marcela Jenney-Reyes. It is designed for all freelance translators, especially those who do not yet have a presence...


Asymptote literary translation journal

Posted in Translation

Asymptote is an exciting new international journal dedicated to literary translation and bringing together in one place the best in contemporary writing. We are interested in encounters between languages and the consequences of these encounters. Though a translation may never...


Online courses offered by CTTIC-EDU

Posted in Training

Did you know that CTTIC offers a variety of online courses, in English and French? Courses consist of a video presentation combined with a PowerPoint presentation. They are between 90 and 120 minutes long and some subjects are presented in multiple modules. Courses have been developed...


Free online conference for freelancers

Posted in Meetings / Training

This Friday is International Freelancers Day! To mark the event, take part in this free online conference on how to make the most of your freelance business. There will also be an opportunity to network with other freelancers. Although this isn't geared specifically toward translators,...


Karen Interpreter Position

Posted in Interpretation / Jobs

The Regina Community Clinic is seeking a part-time Karen interpreter. Positions Available: 1 Employment Terms: Part Time Job Description The Interpreter assists with arranging medical appointments and interprets for patients attending medical appointments.Qualifications...


International Conference on Medical Interpreting

Posted in Meetings

Registration Opens for International Conference on Medical Interpreting January 2013 Miami Beach, Florida US The International Medical Interpreters Association is pleased to announce that Guadalupe Pacheco, Senior Health Advisor to the Director Office of Minority Health Office of...


MultiCorpora Empowers Buyers of Translation with Newest Version of MultiTrans Prism

Posted in Technology

Paris, France, June 4th, 2012 - MultiCorpora, an international provider of industry-leading translation technology solutions, has announced the release of MultiTrans Prism version 5.5 at the Localization World conference. MultiTrans Prism 5.5 is a translation management system that ushers in a...


Professor of Translation position

Posted in Jobs

The Department of English and German Studies at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain) invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting professor position in the field of English Language and Translation. The position is for the 2012-2013 academic year only and is unlikely to...


Understanding the difference between translation and interpreting

Posted in Interpretation / Translation

Effective translation and interpreting are both vital assets to global businesses looking to seek growth in rapidly expanding economies, such as Brazil, China and India. However, there are many distinct differences between these two disciplines and it's important to establish the right service...


Career in Interpretation

Posted in Interpretation

Posted On: Thursday, April 26, 2012   SharePrintRajani YadavIn an age where geography is fast becoming history and Internet is cutting across all sections of society, the English language is losing its hold, thanks to the emergence of China, Japan and India as powers to reckon with....