Column Highlights

Looking Forward More than Backward; ATA62 Will Not Disappoint!; Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response and the Interpreter; How to Maintain Your Working Languages as a Translator; and more!

  • Looking Forward More than Backward

    From the President

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  • Whether In Person or Virtual, ATA62 Will Not Disappoint!

    From the President-Elect

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  • Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response and the Interpreter

    Entrepreneurial Linguist

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  • How to Maintain Your Working Languages as a Translator

    Resource Review

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  • Social Media and Translators


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  • Progress Toward a Remote Testing Model of ATA’s Certification Exam

    Certification Forum

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  • ATA 2021 Elections: Slate of Candidates

    ATA will hold its regularly scheduled elections at ATA’s 62nd Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to elect a president-elect, secretary, treasurer, and three directors. Here are the candidates proposed by the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee!

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  • ATA Joins Red-T in Advocating for Interpreters

    ATA has joined Red-T’s international language coalition and Amnesty International to request the urgent relocation of interpreters who assisted American forces in Afghanistan.

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  • Take Action! ATA Asks Senate to Amend PRO Act

    The Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021, also known as PRO Act, represents a dramatic change in U.S. labor law, including the adoption of the ABC worker classification test at the federal level. This will make it more difficult for individuals to claim independent contractor status. We are calling on ATA members to contact their senators as soon as possible to inform them of the serious unintended consequences of PRO Act on our industry.

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Bonus Features

    • 2021 ATA and AFTI Honors and Awards: Nominations Open!

      Do you know a colleague who deserves to be recognized for outstanding work? ATA and the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation (AFTI) present annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward, and publicize outstanding work done by both seasoned professionals and students.

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    • Humor and Translation: Yippee-i-o-ki-yay, Amigo!

      Thanks to Hollywood films, one of the most iconic American images is that of the Wild West, where rugged cowboys ride the open range with only howling coyotes for company, speaking iconic words, imported largely, of course, from Mexico.

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    • ATA Webinars Series – Live / On-Demand

      Check out the latest offerings in ATA’s Webinar Series! These presentations are designed to help translators and interpreters strengthen their skills and expertise with experience-based information and techniques. Advance your career with affordable and effective online education!

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