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Interview with Susan Vo – Part 1

By Jonathan Goldberg Note from the editors: We are taking the unusual step of presenting this interview of interpreter Susan Vo by Jonathan Goldberg in two parts, the first covering her early life and introduction to the interpreting profession, and…

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SOUND RECOMMENDATIONS

Susanna Zaraysky’s fascinating presentation on language theory took her audience through the realms of science, music, and film. BY TERESA CARBAJAL RAVET The December General Meeting of the Northern California Translators Association hosted polyglot author, language educator, and world traveler,…

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FINDING TRUTH IN A DARK KINGDOM

Spies. Revolutions. An exiled prince. Secret love letters. Sometimes the truth is stranger, and more fascinating, than any fiction. BY NINA BOGDAN There is a great freedom in doing research and translation work without worrying about the needs of a…

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A TANGLED WEB

Knowledge of several languages can often lead our minds to unexpected turns as we negotiate between them: experiences in the day of a multi-lingual translator. BY SUSAN BASSNETT (REPRINTED BY PERMISSION FROM THE ITI BULLETIN, NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2011, PP26-7.) Some months…

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