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ATA 47th Annual Conference

 



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Arabic
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A-1 Defining the Limits: The Koran as Seen Through Translations of Learned Interpretation
Nouha Homad
Saturday, 11:00am-11:45am - All Levels
 
A-2 Intelligence Community Standard for Arabic Transliteration
Timothy A. Gregory
Saturday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels

 

 

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Chinese
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C-1 The Translation Industry in China: Current Development and the Potential for International Cooperation
Huang Youyi
Friday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
C-2 Recommendations for Some English<>Chinese Dictionaries and Tips for Effective Use
Zhesheng Cheng, Garry X. Guan, and Yuanxi Ma
Friday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
C-3 Chinese Language Division Annual Meeting
Zhesheng Cheng and Yuanxi Ma
Friday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
C-4 Political Considerations in Translation
Garry X. Guan
Saturday, 8:30am-10:00am - All Levels

 

 

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Dutch
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D-1 Translation Workshop Dutch>English
Carol L. Stennes
Thursday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
D-2 Staying in Touch with the Dutch Language
Marianne van der Lubbe-van Gogh
Thursday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels

 

 

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French
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F-1 Linguistic Interferences Between English and French
Louise Brunette
Thursday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
F-2 Machine Translation and Translation Memory: Breaking the Barriers
Yves Champollion
Thursday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
F-3 English>French Translation of Bylaws
Veronique A. Sauron
Friday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
F-4 Legal Resources: How to Make the Best of It
Veronique A. Sauron
Saturday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
F-5 French Language Division Annual Meeting
Michèle F. Landis
Saturday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels

 

 

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German
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G-1 CDSs, CLOs, CLNs: Credit Derivatives are Leaving "iTraxx"
Ralf Lemster
Thursday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
G-2 German Tax Today
Robin Bonthrone
Thursday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
G-3 Preparing for ATA's English>German Certification Exam
Jutta Diel-Dominique and Susanne Lauscher
Friday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
G-4 Selected Topics and Pitfalls of English>German Translation
Marita Marcano
Friday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
G-5 German Language Division Annual Meeting
Frieda Ruppaner-Lind
Friday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
G-6 Translating Terrible Teutonic Texts: A Workshop for German>English Translators, Editors, Project Managers, and Instructors
Celia Bohannon, Maia R. Costa, Courtney Searls-Ridge, and Marissa K. Wright
Saturday, 8:30am-10:00am - All Levels
 
G-7 Healthcare in Germany: The Status Quo
Karen A. Leube
Saturday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
G-8 CANCELED Translating the Unspeakable: Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Research
Eva Ristl
 
G-9 Translating Patient Records from German into English
Maria Rosdolsky
NEW TIME Saturday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
G-10 Bridging the Gaps for Non-Germans at German Supervisory Board Meetings
Barbara M. Müller-Grant
Saturday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - Intermediate

 

 

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Hebrew
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H-1 Fuzzy Wuzzy Wasn't Fuzzy, Wuz He?
Sarah Yarkoni
Saturday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
H-2 CANCELED Literary Translation: Not for the Fainthearted
Inga Michaeli
 
H-3 NEW Gem-Colored Water and Must-See Attractions: A Compounded Conundrum
Sarah Yarkoni
Saturday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels

 

 

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Italian
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IT-1 English<>Italian Translations of Criminal Judicial Documents
Alessandra Fioravanti
Thursday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - Intermediate
 
IT-2 Challenges of Translating English Contracts into Italian
Alessandra Fioravanti
Friday, 10:15am-11:45am - Intermediate
 
IT-3 Interlanguage and Competence: Translation into a Second Language
Laura Di Tullio
Friday, 2:30pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
IT-4 Nobody's Perfect (Or, How to Deal with Mistakes in Source Texts)
Stefano Massi
Friday, 3:30pm-4:15pm - All Levels
 
IT-5 Italian Language Division Annual Meeting
Joan B. Sax
Friday, 4:15pm-5:00pm - All Levels

 

 

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Japanese
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J-1 How to Translate Industry-Specific Terms
Yukako Y. Seltzer
Thursday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
J-2 Japanese Language Division Annual Meeting
Carl T. Sullivan
Thursday, 3:30pm-4:15pm - All Levels
 
J-3 How to Start? Starting a Business as a Japanese<>English Translator from the Agency/Translator Perspectives
Ken F. Sakai and Carl T. Sullivan
Thursday, 4:15pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
J-4 Japanese<>English Certification Workshop
James L. Davis, Yuri Chujo Davis, Diane L. Howard, Connie Prener, Kyoko Saegusa, Izumi Suzuki, and Kendrick J. Wagner
Friday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
J-5 Getting to Know English Legal Writing
Junko Gilbert
Friday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
J-6 Terminology and Concepts of the Toyota Production System and Related Manufacturing Engineering
Yutaka Tamamizu
Friday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
J-7 The World of Two-Byte Characters: East-Asian Languages Panel Discussion
Diane L. Howard, Jisu Kim, Yuanxi Ma, Richard Mott, Izumi Suzuki, and Paul H. Yi
NEW TIME Saturday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
J-8 Interpreting at High-Level Conferences
Fujiko Hara
NEW TIME Saturday, 8:30am-10:00am - All Levels
 
J-9 Moving Beyond the Literal: Translating Japanese Idiomatic Expressions
James L. Davis
Saturday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
J-10 Japanese Language Division Forum
Richard Mott
Saturday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels

 

 

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Nordic Languages
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N-1 Scandinavian>English Translation Workshop
David C. Rumsey
Thursday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
N-2 From a Detective to a Director: A Documentary Film on Finnish Audiovisual Translators
Maria Kynsijärvi and Maria Stenback
Friday, 1:45pm-2:30pm - All Levels
 
N-3 Nordic Division Annual Meeting
David C. Rumsey
Saturday, 8:30am-9:15am - All Levels
 
N-4 Establishing Swedish>English and English>Swedish ATA Certification Exams
David C. Rumsey and Thor J. Truelson
Saturday, 9:15am-10:00am - All Levels

 

 

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Portuguese
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P-1 Vocabulary for Mental Status and Competency Exams (Portuguese<>English)
Zarita Araújo-Lane and Vonessa Phillips
Thursday, 1:45pm-2:30pm - All Levels
 
P-2 Challenges of Translating for the Travel Industry
Henrique Levin and Thelma L. Sabim
Thursday, 2:30pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
P-3 CANCELED Portuguese and English Contrasts in Writing: How to Translate
Ricardo Schutz
 
P-4 CANCELED Brazilian Portuguese: The Subtleties That Can Make a Difference!
Regina Alfarano
 
P-5 Translating Financial Statements into Brazilian Portuguese
Márcio H. Badra
Friday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
P-6 CANCELED Translation Editing in Brazilian Portuguese: How Many Layers?
Regina Alfarano
 
P-7 Roundtable on Portuguese Translation Issues
Edna H. Ditaranto
NEW TIME Friday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
P-8 Court Interpreter Training Materials
Arlene M. Kelly
NEW TIME Thursday, 3:30pm-4:15pm - All Levels
 
P-9 Immigration Court Terminology Workshop
J. Henry Phillips
Saturday, 9:15am-10:00am - Intermediate
 
P-10 Loud and Clear: Voice-Over Techniques
Aida Lucia Ferreira
Saturday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
P-11 Portuguese Language Division Annual Meeting
Clarissa Surek-Clark
Saturday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
P-12 Human Rights and International Development
Mônica de Araújo Pinho Sawyer
Saturday, 3:30pm-4:15pm - All Levels
 
P-13 Translating Lobo Antunes, or a Translator's Own Conhecimento do Inferno
Clifford E. Landers
Saturday, 4:15pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
P-14 NEW Brazilian Police Reports and Sight Translation
Arlene M. Kelly
Thursday, 4:15pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
P-15 NEW Translating for the World Cup 2006
Emily S. Tell
Friday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
P-16 NEW Marketing for Interpreters
Giovanna L. Lester
Saturday, 8:30am-9:15am - All Levels (Presenting Language: Portuguese)

 

 

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Slavic Languages
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SL-1 Susana Greiss Lecture: Translating Genres, Styles, and Realities
Michele A. Berdy
Thursday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
SL-2 My Crude Ain't Your Oil
Konstantin Lakshin
Thursday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
SL-3 Slavic Languages Division Annual Meeting
Elena Bogdanovich-Werner
Friday, 3:30pm-4:15pm - All Levels
 
SL-4 Translation of English Language Advertising Materials: Use of Adoptions and Their Grammatical Assimilation in Russian
Elena S. McGivern
Friday, 4:15pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
SL-5 The Name of the Game: Russian Translation of English Expressions Drawn from Sports
Vladmir J. Kovner and Lydia Razran Stone
Saturday, 8:30am-10:00am - All Levels
 
SL-6 CANCELED Impact of Translation on the Vocabulary and Grammar of Russian Media
Irina Knizhnik
 
SL-7 Looking at the Overlooked: Sentencing, Paragraphing, and Textual Cohesion in Russian>English Translation
Brian James Baer and Tatyana Y. Bystrova-McIntyre
Saturday, 11:00am-11:45am - All Levels
 
SL-8 NEW Lying to Tell the Truth: Are There Limits to Pragmatic Adaptation in Poetry?
Anastasia Koralova
Saturday, 10:15am-11:00am - All Levels

 

 

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Spanish
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S-1 CANCELED Spelling Rally: Ludic-Interactive Workshop
Silvia R. Peña-Alfaro
 
S-2 The Tribulations of Translating Hispanic Fiction into Spanish, or How the García Girls Got Their Accent Back
Mercedes Guhl
Thursday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
S-3 Topics in Spanish Lexical Dialectology: Back to School/Back at the Office
Andre Moskowitz
NEW TIME Saturday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
S-4 El verbo en la traducción inglés-español: voz, tiempo y aspecto
María Barros
Friday, 11:00am-11:45am - All Levels
 
S-5 Focused Self-Analysis for English<>Spanish Translators and Interpreters
Peter P. Lindquist
Friday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
 
S-6 Spanish Language Division Annual Meeting
Mildred Suazo-Martinez
Friday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
S-7 CANCELED What Does the Correct Usage of Spanish Mean?
Silvia R. Peña-Alfaro
 
S-8 Mayúsculas: historia, legibilidad, uso y ortografía
Jorge de Buen
Saturday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
 
S-9 CANCELED The Changing Face of Spanish: A Morphological Change Underway
Carolyn Quintero
 
S-10 Spanglish Realizations: Concerns and a Way Out of It
Pedro O. Cano
NEW TIME Saturday, 3:30pm-4:15pm - All Levels
 
S-11 Translation from English into Spanish: Contrastive Analysis and Structure Differences
Milly Golia
NEW TIME Friday, 10:15am-11:00am - All Levels
 
S-12 A Pragmatic Approach to Translation and Interpretation
Blanca F. Alvarez and M. Margarita Nodarse
Saturday, 4:15pm-5:00pm - All Levels
 
S-13 NEW Translating Collocations and Combinations
Veronica Albin
Saturday, 8:30am-10:00am - All Levels (Presenting Language: Spanish)
 
S-14 NEW Normas internacionales de contabilidad: ¿Preservar las diferencias o armonizar la terminología?
Silvana Teresa Debonis
Thursday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels (Presenting Language: Spanish)