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Recent Articles: January 2010

 

2010 Call for Nominations Form: ATA Directors

2009 Honors and Awards Recipients
And the winners are...

Making Connections: A Profile of 2008-2009 School Outreach Winner Margarita Griggs
By Lillian Clementi
This year’s winner stays busy providing English and Spanish material for virtually every aspect of her school district’s operations, enabling teachers and school officials to communicate effectively with parents and the broader community.

Balancing Tragedy and Irony in Musorgskii’s Boris Godunoff
By Ronnie Apter and Mark Herman
The opera Boris Godunoff by Modest Musorgskii is usually regarded as a tragedy, but the play by Aleksandr Pushkin, on which the opera is based, was originally called a comedy. The translator must be aware of the opera’s genesis and preserve the balance between tragedy and comedy through careful consideration of diction registers.

ATA/ATISDA Medical Translation Seminar in San Diego
By Andy Benzo
The ATA/Association of Translators and Interpreters in the San Diego Area Medical Translation Seminar turned out to be an intense, two-day event jam-packed with information and techniques specifically tailored for those pursuing translation and interpreting in the medical fields.

Post Traumatic Stress Mess
Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Medical Interpreters
By Michael King
A story of process, persistence, and patience.