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Recent Articles: September 2011


ATA 2011 Elections: Candidate Statements
ATA will hold its regularly scheduled elections to select a president-elect, secretary, treasurer, and three directors, and vote on proposed revisions to ATA’s Bylaws..

ATA’s Nominating Committee: A Second Peek Behind the Curtains
By Tuomas Kostiainen
Learn how the nominating process for ATA’s election works and find out how you can contribute to this important team effort for next year’s elections.

The Deposition from Hell
By Mark Freehill
The legal, logistical, personal, and practical problems inherent to depositions are complicated further when interpreting is involved. This is a cautionary but instructive tale.

Translation in Space and Time
By Tony Beckwith
How one translator was lucky enough to be chosen to provide an English translation of the catalogue for a retrospective of works by Venezuelan painter Carlos Cruz-Diez.

Film Review: The Woman with the 5 Elephants
By Susan Welsh
Die Frau mit den 5 Elefanten, a documentary of the life and work of Swetlana Geier, the renowned translator of Dostoevsky and other Russian classical writers into German, holds lessons for translators in any language pair or specialty.