The German Language Division at ATA60

With 10 days to go until the 60th ATA Conference, we wanted to make sure you don’t miss any of the GLD events during the conference. Here’s a list of all events, from the networking event to the conference sessions […]

GLD newsletter: The 02/2019 issue is out!

The 02/2019 issue of the German Language Division’s biannual newsletter interaktiv is now online. Read the update from GLD Administrator Ruth Boggs, the first column by new European Coordinator Ellen Yutzy Glebe, and much more […]

ITD 2019: A Day in the Life of a Translator and Interpreter

Wouldn’t it be great if people could get a glimpse of what a day in the life of a translator or interpreter might look like? Let’s make this year’s International Translation Day all about reaching out and raising awareness for our professions […]

Zukunftsweisende BDÜ-Konferenz im November 2019 in Bonn

Vom 22. bis 24. November 2019 veranstaltet der Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer e.V. (BDÜ) wieder eine große internationale Konferenz, diesmal in Bonn, und zwar zum Thema „Dolmetschen und Übersetzen 4.0: Neue Wege im digitalen Zeitalter“ […]

GLD newsletter: The 01/2019 issue is out!

The first 2019 issue of the German Language Division’s biannual newsletter interaktiv is now online. Read the update from GLD Administrator Ruth Boggs, the final column by outgoing European Coordinator Karen Leube and much more […]

Guest post: Meditation for Translators

These are a few things that I think we’ve all experienced as translators: The mental exhaustion of processing an avalanche of words. The stiffness and tired eyes that come from sitting at the computer a little too long. The frustration of working out a tricky problem or difference of opinion […]

The German Language Division at ATA59

With less than 10 days to go until the 59th ATA Conference, we wanted to make sure you don’t miss any of the GLD events during the conference. Here’s a list of all events, from the networking event to the conference sessions […]

GLD Networking Dinner at ATA59 in New Orleans

‘This the season for the annual GLD networking event. There’s no better way to relax and enjoy the company of our colleagues during the busy ATA Conference week. Held at a charming courtyard venue in the beautiful French Quarter, this year’s event is shaping up to be a very special one […]

GLD newsletter: 02/2018 issue is now available

The second 2018 issue of the German Language Division’s biannual newsletter interaktiv is now online. You’ll find a List of German sessions at ATA59, Reviews of Translate Better 2018 and #GLDinBerlin 2018, and much more […]

GLD newsletter: 01/2018 issue is now available

The first 2018 issue of interaktiv is now online. This issue is chock-full of stories written by your colleagues: From an entertaining and educational feature about maintaining your second language to a comprehensive recap of ATA’s 58th Annual Conference, you’re going to enjoy this one […]

#GLDinBerlin 2018

GLD members gathered in the homeland’s capital for their 5th annual workshop to network, talk shop, and explore the city. A record number of 35 GLD members from a record number of 6 countries registered for the event […]

ATA59: Call for presentation proposals

The American Translators Association is now accepting presentation proposals for the ATA 59th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 24-27, 2018. The deadline for submitting a proposal is March 2, 2018 […]

Revisiting some of my favorite things about the ATA58 conference

Now that some weeks have already passed and we find ourselves well into the Vorweihnachtszeit, I would like to take a break from translating to take a look back at the ATA conference in Washington D.C. As always, the conference week is a busy mixture […]

GLD members presenting at ATA58

ATA’s 58th Annual Conference in Washington, DC, is right around the corner. If you’re going, you’re very likely to see some familiar names in the program. Plenty of our GLD colleagues will be sporting the “Speaker” ribbon on their name badges. Here’s a rundown of […]

Workshop announcement: 5th Annual GLD Workshop in Berlin February 2018

What started as a casual meet-up has now become a well-established workshop. Join fellow GLD members in Europe for our fifth annual gathering – this year at Myer’s Hotel in Berlin’s charismatic Prenzlauer Berg. Come for an opportunity to network and learn from each other […]

A new way to pay for the GLD Networking Event at ATA58

Hello fellow GLD members, October is here, and you know what that means! Fall is here, and ATA58 is just around the corner. You have probably already made your travel arrangements and paid for the conference, but have you reserved your spot at the GLD […]

Video interview with GLD Distinguished Speaker Philip Boehm

Those of you who attended the ATA 57th Annual Conference in San Francisco will surely remember the GLD’s guest speaker, Philip Boehm – a playwright, theater director and literary translator, among other things. He has received numerous grants and awards for his work over the […]

GLD newsletter: Summer 2017 issue is now available

Dear Readers, The Summer 2017 edition of interaktiv is now online. (Find past issues here.) In this jam-packed issue, we get you primed for ATA’s 58th Annual Conference, announce GLD’s annual networking event, tell you about an all-new BDÜ event, remember two wonderful women, feature some “quirky” translators and […]

Join us for the GLD Networking Event at ATA58

Dear ATA58 attendees, Please join us at ATA58 for the German Language Division Networking Social Event. When: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 7-9.30 p.m. Where: Goethe Institute, 1900 K Street, Washington, D.C. Why: Because networking is fun and pays off! Who: GLD Members and Guests Our […]

German Immersion Strategies for Expatriates and Other Deutsch-Fans

A few months ago, a translation agency with an interesting client portfolio approached me about collaborating on creative translation projects for the German market. Excited about the opportunity, I sent them my CV. The next e-mail I received was less positive: I was told that […]

Save the date: GLD workshop in Berlin Feb. 2018

Did you know that there is a dedicated group of GLD members living in Europe?* And that we meet up once a year for a workshop? If not, please read the latest issue of Interaktiv for editor Matt Baird’s article on the history of the […]