E44: ATA Meets the Troublesome Terps

By YokoCo | May 15, 2020
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Interpreting in the Face of a Pandemic

By The ATA Chronicle | May 11, 2020

(The following was originally published on the blog of ATA’s Interpreters Division, www.ata-divisions.org/ID/blog.) On January 21, 2020, the state of Washington reported the first…

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Heritage Speakers in Health Care Interpreting: A Case Study in Virtual Training

By The ATA Chronicle | May 11, 2020

Two experienced trainers share some lessons learned from the efforts of a three-month training program at Barton Health in South Lake Tahoe, California, to prepare bilingual employees who are Spanish heritage speakers to enter the field of health care interpreting.

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Vicarious Trauma and Interpreters

By The ATA Chronicle | March 13, 2020

(The following was originally published on the blog of ATA’s Interpreters Division, www.ata-divisions.org/ID/blog.) The first time I heard of interpreters experiencing vicarious trauma was…

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Is Remote Simultaneous Interpreting the Next Big Thing?

By The ATA Chronicle | January 16, 2020

Just like many interpreters and translators, I’ve been thinking about the future quite a bit. Not just about the future of our profession, but…

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E40: Neural Machine Translation and AI in Interpreting

By YokoCo | December 16, 2019
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E39: Interpreting: From Cultural Capital to War and Peace

By YokoCo | December 16, 2019
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5 Truths About Court Interpreting

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 26, 2019

This post was originally published on the Translation Times blog. It is reposted with permission from the author. Both our interpreting students and beginning court…

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Interpreting for the Astronauts: A Conversation with Fernando van Reigersberg

By The ATA Chronicle | November 12, 2019

In 1966, Fernando van Reigersberg, an interpreter for the U.S. Department of State, was assigned to travel with Neil Armstrong and Richard Gordon on the Gemini Goodwill Tour of South America. Learn about this important moment of the space race and what it was like traveling and interpreting for the men who would eventually travel to the moon.

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Statement Opposing Discontinuing Immigration Interpreting Services

By ATA | July 24, 2019

The American Translators Association (ATA) has issued a statement opposing the Department of Justice plan to discontinue in-person interpreting services at initial hearings for…

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Interpreting and the Power of Now

By The ATA Chronicle | July 16, 2019

Philosophers and spiritual leaders around the world have been talking about the importance of living in the NOW. Dredging up the past can be…

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From the President: Interpreters: A Critical Presence in ATA

By The ATA Chronicle | May 28, 2019

From the President Corinne McKay president@atanet.org Twitter: @corinnemckay With over 3,000 individual members, ATA’s Interpreters Division1 includes nearly one third of our Association’s total…

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