Happy International Translation Day! – ¡Feliz Día Internacional del Traductor!

International Translation Day – 30 September 2016

The Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association joins in the celebration of translators and interpreters around the world on this International Translation Day 2016!

Our special thanks and gratitude go to the SPD membership for your dedication, contributions, and commitment in the advancement of the translation and interpreting profession!

Translation and Interpreting: Connecting Worlds

The theme for International Translation Day 2016 has been found among many good proposals. Congratulations to the American Translators Association (ATA) who proposed the winning theme!



“Saint Jerome in His Study,” fresco by Domenico Ghirlandaio, 1480; in the Church of Ognissanti, Florence. (Image credit to Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Web. 29 Sep. 2016)

Please access the following resources to learn more about
International Translation Day 2016

International Translation Day (September 30, 2016), The ATA Chronicle

International Translation Day 2016 – International Federation of Translators (FIT)

International Translation Day 2016 – Free Word, English PEN and the British Library

Saint Jerome: Christian Scholar by Walter John Burghardt


Fran Samuel, Administrator

Charo Welle, Assistant Administrator


Members of the SPD Leadership Committee