Welcome to the website of the Italian Language Division!

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The Interpreter as a Digital Nomad

Most of you know that I am a translator. Many know that for four years I lived and worked on the road. Translation is a very portable career, but I am also an interpreter. Here is what happened to that side of the business.

Faraway, So Close Drawing on Our Virtual Community

By and large, we translators work all by our lonesome—physically, at least. In the beginning of my career, I liked this. Having escaped the numbing landscape of cubicles in Manhattan investment banks, my ten-second commute seemed the height of envy-worthy luxury.

Palm Springs Persuasion

Do you need some persuading to attend this year’s ATA Conference in Palm Springs? I bet you know about Palm Springs’ delightful weather in the fall, its hot springs, stylish hotels, yummy restaurants, and relaxing spas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions TRANSLATED BY MIRIAM HURLEY At this year’s ATA conference at Palm Springs, the Italian Language Division and the Literary Division are delighted to have Ann Goldstein as our special guest. After years editing the New Yorker, Goldstein is now the translator...

News from the Division Administrator

It’s been a busy few months. We have been reinvigorated by the support and enthusiasm of colleagues and Division members, to whom I am eternally grateful. We are implementing some tried-and-true initiatives and developing some new ones.

Become a member

Membership in the Italian Language Division is open to all members of the American Translators Association.
You can become a member of the ILD by selecting the division on the membership forms when first applying for ATA membership or when renewing.