Giro di Translation, and More – Translorial Fall 2015 Edition

Translorial Vol 37 No 2

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Leon Dostert, Pioneer of Simultaneous Intepreting at Nuremberg; and More — Translorial Spring 2015 Edition

Translorial Vol 37 No. 1

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Enhancing Short-Term Memory for Accurate Intepreting, and More — Translorial Fall 2014 Edition

Translorial Vol 36 No. 2

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STRESS REDUCTION FOR LINGUISTS

Presenter Julie Burns leads NCTA members in stress reduction exercises at the December General Meeting.

At the December 2013 NCTA General Meeting, members were introduced to a variety of techniques for reducing stress, just in time for the holidays!

BY JENNIFER CRANDALL

The final NCTA meeting of 2013 took place on Saturday, December 7th, at the San Francisco State University downtown campus. Despite the approaching holidays and competition from the holiday music playing in the mall below, the meeting saw a healthy turnout of translators and interpreters. → continue reading

LIBRARIANS, THE NEW LITERARY TREASURE

Presenter Richard Le introduces the modern library.

Presenter Richard Le introduces the modern library.

At the February NCTA General Meeting, members got an inside peek into the evolving world of the modern day librarian.

BY TERESA CARBAJAL RAVET

I have always loved libraries. As a young immigrant I appreciated the free access to books that taught me a new language and culture, as well as those that made it possible to stay connected with my native literature. As an adult, getting to know the librarians at our family’s favorite libraries has been a pleasure. They are a wealth of information; the benefits of their know-how and their willingness to share their knowledge are invaluable. This was proven, once again, at the February NCTA General Meeting where members met Richard Le, Reference Librarian at the San Francisco Public Library. Le shared countless resources available to members of the public library system. In addition to checking out the latest novel by your favorite author or the latest movie to come out on DVD, Le discussed the new roles libraries are playing. → continue reading

THE POWER OF WORDS

Kristen Corridan, Val Swisher, and Sarah Llewellyn presenting at the September NCTA General Meeting.

Kristen Corridan, Val Swisher, and Sarah Llewellyn presenting at the September NCTA General Meeting.

A non-profit translation organization serves to remind us all that translators can play an important role in making the world a better place.
BY DIANA DUDGEON

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.—Margaret Mead

September’s General Meeting was held on an unusually hot Saturday in San Francisco. The speaker of the day was Val Swisher, Founder and CEO of Content Rules, Inc. Val is also a member of the Board of Directors of the non-profit association Translators Without Borders, which provides pro bono translation services for humanitarian non-profits. → continue reading