Domestic and Overseas Vietnamese and More – Translorial Spring 2020 Edition

Translorial Spring 2020 Cover page

NCTA members can now enjoy the latest edition of Translorial in print and downloadable PDF versions, covering a variety of topics. If you are not an NCTA member, you can join here.
 
 

Selected articles from Translorial Spring, Vol. 42, No. 1:
 
 

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AB5: Do you know your ABCs?

At February’s NCTA General Meeting, two representatives of the language industry discussed the ramifications of AB5 for the industry and suggested what independent language professionals can do to help. For more information, read the summary article that just appeared on NCTA.org.

NCTA events chair Fernanda Brandao-Galea, presenter Lorena Ortiz Schneider, NCTA president Michael Schubert, presenter Shamus Sayed

NCTA events chair Fernanda Brandao-Galea, presenter Lorena Ortiz Schneider, NCTA president Michael Schubert, presenter Shamus Sayed

Questions about AB5?

What is AB5?

California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 18, 2019. The bill codifies the so-called Dynamex decision on the distinction between independent contractors and employees. The bill does not contain any explicit exemption for translators and interpreters. The full text of the bill can be found here: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200AB5.
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Monterey Forum 2019

By Fernanda Brandão-Galea and Erin Teske

This year’s Monterey Forum focused on the changing landscape of the language services industry. The authors discuss the overarching themes, giving examples from a variety of presentations and keynote speeches.

Monterey Forum

The final plenary panel at the Monterey Forum featuring (L to R) Graduate School of Translation dean Laura Burian, Translation and Interpretation program chair Julie Johnson, and Translation and Localization Management program chair Max Troyer. Credit: Fernanda Brandão-Galea

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Monterey Forum 2019 and More – Translorial Fall 2019 Edition

Translorial Fall 2019 Cover

NCTA members can now enjoy the latest edition of Translorial in print and downloadable PDF versions, covering a variety of topics. If you are not an NCTA member, you can join here.
 
 

Selected articles from Translorial Fall 2019, Vol. 41, No. 2:
 
 

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To the moon and back

By Gabrielle Dahms

A journey of 10000 miles

Navigating the genre of environmental nonfiction is a daunting task for the translator! Ana Salotti took us on her journey.

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