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American Translators Association
44th Annual Conference
November 5-8, 2003
Pointe South Mountain Resort
Phoenix, Arizona

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New Sessions
Thursday (November 6)

Thursday, 2:30pm-3:15pm - All Levels
The Court Interpreters Act of 1978: A 25th Anniversary Retrospective on Progress and Challenges

Presenter: Nancy Schweda Nicholson

Friday (November 7)

Friday, 1:45pm-3:15pm - All Levels
Treaty Certification at the State Department: A Comparative Look at Treaties in Italian and Other Romance Languages

Joseph Paul Mazza


Friday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
Configuring CAT Tools for Your Individual Working Environment

Presenter: Karl-Heinz Freigang

Saturday (November 8)

Saturday, 4:15pm-5:00pm - All Levels
The Dream Team: The Art of Producing Error-Free Translations
Presenter: Elizabeth Abraham Gomez

E-5 Saturday, 4:15pm-5:00pm - Beginner/Intermediate
A Subtitler-Training Program in the Decomposition Model: A Taiwan Study

Presenter: Fritz G. Hensey

Saturday, 8:30am-10:00am - All Levels
The French Legal System: Courts, Codes, and Vocabulary
Presenter: John Pincus


Saturday, 11:00am-11:45am - Beginner
Defining the Judiciary in French>English Legal Translation
Presenter: Robert C. Albon


Saturday, 10:15am-11:00am - ALL
How Interpreting Can Drive You Crazy and What You Can Do About It

Presenter: Laura E. Wolfson


Saturday, 11:00am-11:45am - All Levels
A Day in the Life of a Court Interpreter
Presenters: Ines Bojlesen and Arlene M. Kelly


Saturday, 10:15am-11:45am - All Levels
At the Forefront of Automotive Technology: The Roles of Simultaneous Interpreters at Honda R&D
Kay T. Nason
Presenting Languages: English and Japanese


Saturday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
Japanese Language Division Forum

Presenter: Carl T. Sullivan

L-12 Saturday (3:30-4:15pm)
Very Punny: Translating Word Play in Literature
Presenter: Maureen Lucier

Saturday, 3:30pm-5:00pm - All Levels
Slavic Language Division Post-conference Forum
Presenter: Nora S. Favorov


Saturday, 3:30pm-4:15pm - All Levels
Setting a Translation Research Agenda
Presenters: Diane DeTerra, Catherine Ingold, Ning Ning Mahlmann, and William Rivers




Changes to Program

Cancelled Sessions