How to Build Resourcefulness As A Freelancing Parent

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

Freelancing parents constantly face multiple challenges, especially during the current pandemic. Although there’s no one-size-fits-all recipe for success, there are a few simple steps you can take to transition smoothly into the life of a freelancing parent.

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Board Meeting Highlights

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

The American Translators Association’s Board of Directors held its Winter Board meeting virtually January 23–24. Here are some meeting highlights. Committee Appointments President Ted…

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Translation as an Art: How to Get Your Work in a Museum

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Museums have evolved from rather stuffy places to lively multimedia experiences with exhibitions on anything from art and photography to fashion, film, and music. Here are some examples of the types of projects you might encounter when working for museums, including some challenges you’re likely to face.

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2021 Honors and Awards Now Open!

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

2021 Honors and Awards Now Open! ATA and the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation (AFTI) present annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward,…

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Overcoming Accent Bias in the Courtroom

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Recently, I attended an online seminar about implicit bias in court settings. Among other things, the presenter spoke about accent bias and how, in…

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Thank You Sponsors and Exhibitors

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

ATA wishes to thank all of our sponsors and exhibitors for helping to make the 2020 virtual conference such a success! Sponsors Platinum SDL…

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The New Year, New Look, and Board Meeting Highlights

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

The new year brings hope and opportunity. For ATA, it also brings a new look. The new ATA website will be online shortly. You’ll…

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The Demands of On-Demand Interpreting

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

In a time of increased professional isolation with interpreters working from home, here’s some light on the challenges and rewards of the essential work of on-demand over-the-phone interpreting.

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Call for Nominations: ATA Officers and Directors

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Do you know someone who would make a good potential candidate for ATA’s Board of Directors? If so, ATA’s Nominating and Leadership Development Committee would like to hear from you. Any ATA member may make a nomination. Here’s your chance to help shape the future of the Association!

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How Did Your Work Change in 2020?

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Given the many challenges 2020 presented, members of The ATA Chronicle Editorial Board reached out to their colleagues (both interpreters and translators) and invited them to answer the following question: How did your work change in 2020?

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2020 ATA Honors and Awards Recipients

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

ATA and the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation present annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward, and publicize outstanding work done by both seasoned professionals and students of our craft.

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A Problem with Membership Classes

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Our membership structure no longer serves our Association as intended. There are too few Active members and too many Associate members. In basic terms,…

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