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THE BIG EVENT IS HERE! #InMiamiSia2018!

    The ATA's Spanish Language Division (SPD) is excited to invite all its members and followers to In Miami Spring into Action 2018, a three-day international multidisciplinary convention for linguists, now open for registration! The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF), together with the Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) and … Continue reading THE BIG EVENT IS HERE! #InMiamiSia2018!

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Call for Papers! Deadline Extended Until Friday, December 15, 2017!

  You asked for it and we listened! The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended until Friday, December 15, 2017! In Miami SPRING INTO ACTION An International Event in Collaboration with  Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF) Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) Florida International University (FIU)* Miami, … Continue reading Call for Papers! Deadline Extended Until Friday, December 15, 2017!

Book review: Deconstructing Traditional Notions in Translation Studies: Two exemplary cases that challenge thinking regarding translation history and teaching translation, by Edgar Moros

  In order to set the context of what translation is, I will quote the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) description of translation performance: Translation is the process of transferring text from one language into another. It is a complex skill requiring several abilities. The term “translation” is normally reserved for written renditions of written materials. Translation is … Continue reading Book review: Deconstructing Traditional Notions in Translation Studies: Two exemplary cases that challenge thinking regarding translation history and teaching translation, by Edgar Moros

Announcing the Spring 2017 Issue of Intercambios!

Enjoy the latest issue of Intercambios! In this issue From my Desk Editorial Interview with Carlota Caufield: Poet, Writer, Editor, Translator and Scholar ¿Cómo se dice en México? Hispanidad e Indigenismo: varias lenguas en contacto ATA Statement on Immigration Ban Nuestro idioma de cada día: Excusas sin pretextos... ni disculpas Soluciones tecnológicas: Sobre la traducción … Continue reading Announcing the Spring 2017 Issue of Intercambios!

Interview with Karen Borgenheimer

The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF), together with the Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) and Florida International University (FIU)*, are proud to present an INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on March 16-18, 2018 in Miami,  Florida. In an effort to share more information about some of our presenters and organizers, we will be publishing a series of mini … Continue reading Interview with Karen Borgenheimer

Don’t Miss This Deadline for Presentation Proposals

The American Translators Association is accepting presentation proposals for ATA's 59th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana (October 24-27, 2018). Proposals must be received by March 2, 2018. Submissions are invited from all areas of translation and interpreting, including finance, law, medicine, literature, media, science and technology, terminology, independent contracting, business management, and training/pedagogy. Sessions may be language … Continue reading Don’t Miss This Deadline for Presentation Proposals

Interview with Andrés Messulam, President of Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF)

The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF), together with the Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) and Florida International University (FIU)*, are proud to present an INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on March 16-18, 2018 in Miami,  Florida. In an effort to share more information about some of our presenters and organizers, we will be publishing a series … Continue reading Interview with Andrés Messulam, President of Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF)

Interview with Palabras Mayores

The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF), together with the Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) and Florida International University (FIU)*, are proud to present an INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on March 16-18, 2018 in Miami,  Florida. In an effort to share more information about our presenters, we will be publishing a series of mini interviews.  P: … Continue reading Interview with Palabras Mayores

The January 2018 Issue of Intercambios is Out!

SPD members: Intercambios- January 2018 is ready! Enjoy! In this issue... From My Desk By Rosario ‘Charo’ Welle Editorial By Yilda Ruiz Monroy ¿Cómo se dice en México? By Andre Moskowitz Mil hojas: Luminarias y sombras By Olga Lucía Mutis Nuestro idioma de cada día: Neologismos que no hacen falta, y que sí By Emilio … Continue reading The January 2018 Issue of Intercambios is Out!

The SPD thanks all its #ATA58 Sponsors!

The Spanish Language Division (SPD) loves its sponsors! On behalf of all SPD members, we want to express our deepest gratitude to the sponsors that generously supported our activities during the American Translators Association 58th Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Thanks also to everyone who brought something from their native countries to share in this … Continue reading The SPD thanks all its #ATA58 Sponsors!

Save the Date!

The Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) and the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF) are pleased to invite educators, students, and practicing colleagues in the world of translation and interpreting to In Miami Spring Into Action 2018 hosted at the Florida International University (FIU) campus in Miami, Florida*.   … Continue reading Save the Date!

Guided Tour of the U.S. Library of Congress!

The Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA)  is pleased to invite you to a guided tour of the U.S. Library of Congress Friday, October 27th, 11:00 a.m. The U.S. Library of Congress is the largest library in the world. Established in the 1800’s, its collection holds millions of books, newspapers, recordings, photographs, … Continue reading Guided Tour of the U.S. Library of Congress!