I have a confession to make. When I got sick last year and couldn’t attend ATA63, I was not a happy camper. The annual ATA conference is a high point in the year, an important chance to connect with peers who are also friends, make business connections, and meet new friends. And when the division … [Read More...]
- The Interpreters Division Annual Meeting will be held virtually on Saturday, September 23, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET. This meeting is open to all division members, and registration for the conference is not required. We hope to see you on Saturday!
- The ATA’s 64th Annual Conference will take place on October 25-28, 2023 in Miami, Florida. Have you registered yet?
Recent blog posts
-The Blog Team There were six of us in the Zoom breakout room: all of us interpreters, all members of the ATA’s Interpreter Division, and all logged in to spend some time with colleagues in the division’s Interpreter Connections. One interpreter in that breakout room had recently moved to the U.S. … [Read More...]
Maya Hess, forensic linguist and founder of Red T, grew up in the town of Wald (tr. “forest”), to the southeast of Zurich in Switzerland. Surrounded by forests, rolling hills, and a large, socially conscious family, Maya had a plan. She would be a journalist and document events for the rest of … [Read More...]
By Marisa Rueda Will If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that change is inevitable. Perhaps that is why Gabriela Siebach’s 2021 ATA Conference presentation, Maintaining a Career as a Language Professional: An Endless Journey, caused me to reflect on how staff interpreters … [Read More...]
By Milena Calderari-Waldron How many times has a colleague approached you with, “The other day [fill in the blank] happened to me. What do you think I should have done?” When confronted with an ethical problem—as opposed to an ethical dilemma which is where one must choose between two conflicting … [Read More...]
Here we are. 2021 has staggered to a close and a new year has begun. COVID is still in the daily news, our professional world is still a constant mix of virtual and in-person, and we never did get our “old normal” back. In fact, it seems to me that we’re learning to hold this “new normal” lightly, … [Read More...]