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UMTIA Winter 2018 Translators Café

UMTIA Winter 2018 Translators Café Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Location: Southdale Library, Helen Young Room Cost: FREE (but please register here)  UMTIA is happy to announce the third session of the Translators Café, an opportunity for translators in the area to meet twice a year and share our experiences… READ MORE »

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MATI Webinar on Emojis – March 1, 2018

  Starting out 2018 with a bang, MATI is happy to announce their first webinar of the season: Is an Emoji Worth 1,000 Words? By Olga Shostachuk March 1, 2018 – 7:00 pm  – 8:00 pm Central Time Substituting or complementing the written word with symbols seems to be a trend today, even for the most awkward… READ MORE »

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St. Paul Library Translates Children’s Book into Ethiopian Languages

In an effort to serve St. Paul’s growing immigrant community, the city’s library system has translated a children’s book into Amharic and Oromo. The two Ethiopian languages are spoken by large immigrant populations in St. Paul. A reading of the Amharic version of the book “Teach Me to Love” by Denise Brennan-Nelson will be held at 6… READ MORE »

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“Countries that are dirty like toilets,” and Other Ways Trump’s Expletive was Translated Abroad

“Countries that are dirty like toilets,” and Other Ways Trump’s Expletive was Translated Abroad Washington Post (01/12/18) Schmidt, Samantha The task of deciding what to do with expletives uttered by world leaders—and whether to censor such remarks in news reports—is challenging enough for the U.S. press, but imagine trying to convey these phrases so they… READ MORE »

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ATA COMPUTERIZED Certification Exam Sitting in Minneapolis 4/28/18

Saturday, April 28, 2018  9am-12pm in Minneapolis Maximum #: 20 participants Registration is exclusively through the ATA. . Once again this spring, UMTIA is offering an ATA exam sitting and for the second year running, it will be computerized! This is an opportunity for those translators in the Upper Midwest area who have enough training… READ MORE »

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