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ALTA 2015 Panels Seeking Participants 

It’s not too late to join a panel for the 2015 ALTA conference Translation & Traffic in Tucson Oct. 28-31. If you’re interested in being on one of the panels actively seeking additional participants, look at the list here and … Continue reading

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New Program: ALTA Mentorships for Emerging Translators!

This year ALTA is delighted to be piloting a new year-long mentorship program for emerging translators working on a book-length project from Catalan, French, and Polish. Mentors for the 2015-2016 ALTA Mentorship are Ronald Puppo (Catalan), Alyson Waters (French), and … Continue reading

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Translation Slam at the California State Polytechnic Institute, Pomona!

The Department of English and Foreign Languages (EFL) at the California State Polytechnic Institute, Pomona, is having a Translation Slam on May 4 at the Bronco Student Center (Ursa Minor) from 1:00-3:00pm. Translation slams, or translation duels, are innovative events with professional literary … Continue reading

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Translation in Transition Conference — Barnard College

If you’re in or around New York City this weekend, be sure to check out this conference being put on by Barnard College – it’s free and open to the public! Translation in Transition Barnard College, New York City, May 1-2, … Continue reading

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First-Timer Guide

by Allison M. Charette  Never been to an ALTA conference before? Don’t be scared! This is not your typical, gigantic, stuffy conference. Literary translators are an overwhelmingly nice group of people, and the atmosphere at our annual conference reflects that. … Continue reading

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