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Dominique Atisso’s French translation of Journey Into Destiny: Strategies for an Effective Living (La Poursuite de Votre Destinée: Des Stratégies pour mener une vie épanouie), by Dr. Frank Ofosu Appiah, has been published by CreateSpace.

Brian James Baer has published Translation and the Making of Modern Russian Literature (Bloomsbury, 2015). It is the inaugural book in a new translation studies series, Bloomsbury’s “Literatures, Cultures, Translation.”

Sheyla Carvalho has been promoted to chief of the Language Section at the Organization of American States in Washington, DC. She has been a professional conference interpreter and translator-reviewer since 1992, and a trainer since 2001.

International Contact, Inc., based in Oakland, California, recently celebrated its 33rd anniversary.

JTG Inc., based in Vienna, Virginia, was recently sold to its employees. The company, founded by past ATA President Muriel Jérôme-O’Keeffe, also recently celebrated its 20th anniversary.

Andy Klatt’s and María Clemencia Ramírez’s Spanish translation of Winifred Tate’s book, Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats: U.S. Policymaking in Colombia (Drogas, bandidos y diplomáticos: formulación de política pública de Estados Unidos hacia Colombia), has been published in Bogotá by the Universidad del Rosario Press.

Past ATA President Peter W. Krawutschke, along with ATA members Izabel E. T. de V. Souza and Graciela Sternberg, have been appointed to the editorial board of Babel, the scholarly journal for the International Federation of Translators, designed primarily for translators, interpreters, and terminologists.

Michel M. Valois has published Avant Jésus et Après Jésus (Golias, 2015). Some of the issues addressed in the book include “What exactly was Judaism at Jesus’ time?” and “Did Jesus preach sacrifice and redemption?” Michel is a translator based in Washington, DC. He has been a member of ATA since 1998.

Carl Wurtzel’s annotated translation of Khalifa ibn Khayyat’s History on the Umayyad Dynasty (660-750) has been published by Liverpool University Press as part of its “Translated Texts for Historians” series.

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