What the Business Practices Education Committee Is Doing for ATA Members

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

ATA’s Business Practices Education Committee offers many opportunities for members to get involved, give back to the Association, work with fellow members, and broaden their professional network.

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Language Access in the Courts: How Technology Saved the Day During a Pandemic

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

On March 17, 2020, the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara received approval for an emergency order to suspend all non-emergency services—all criminal, civil, family, traffic, small claims, and probate proceedings—until April 3. Little did we know the courthouse would remain closed physically, but operational nonetheless, for more than a year.

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Almond, Eyeless—Can Poetry be Translated? An Interview with Author Karen Meadows

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

Poetry, with all its nuance, rhythm, sound, and multiple levels of meaning, is certainly the most difficult language to translate. Is it possible to translate poetry from one language into another without losing meaning? Karen Meadows, author of Almond, Eyeless, attempts to answer the question.

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Diversify Successfully with Online Language Teaching/Cultural Experience Hosting

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

Linguistic and cultural skills such as those cultivated by most translators/interpreters are in high demand in education and are difficult to duplicate. This industry is likely to remain active even after the pandemic, so it’s a stable option for translators/interpreters looking to diversify.

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From the President: Navigating the New Normal and More

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

From the President Ted R. Wozniak president@atanet.org While it may be too soon to proclaim “the end is near,” it does appear that we’re…

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From the President-Elect: A Hybrid Conference

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

From the President-Elect Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo madalena@accessibletranslations.com Twitter: @mszampaulo As I sit down to write my column this month, I’m reminded of where we…

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From the Executive Director: What’s New?

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org ATA has more to offer than ever before. The breadth and depth of the programs and…

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Data Privacy and MT Engines

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

I know some of you might not be enthusiastic about me writing again about data privacy when using generic machine translation (MT) engines like…

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Why You Need to Keep Swipe Files for Your T&I Business

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

Swipe files are something I believe every translator or interpreter should be keeping for their business, regardless of whether they prefer to work with…

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Building Community with GlobalSaké: An Interview with Co-founder Talia Baruch

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

Talia Baruch is an international product and growth marketing consultant helping companies adopt global readiness and geo-fit strategies to expand in new markets. She’s…

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The Online Exam Is Here!

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

ATA is excited to offer our certification exam online to complement our traditional in-person format. For the first time, members are now able to…

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A Sense of Hope: Interpreters/Translators Share Their Vaccination Journey

By The ATA Chronicle | May 19, 2021

As the vaccination distribution program kicks into high gear in the U.S., we asked interpreters and translators what getting vaccinated means to them both personally and professionally. We also asked them if the advocacy efforts of translator and interpreter organizations had an impact on their eligibility for early vaccination.

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