International Virtual Symposium

Friday, February 16, 2024 at 8:30am EST on Zoom
Even before the 1868 translation of Sarmiento’s ‘Facundo’ by Mary Peabody Mann—wife of Horace Mann and sister to the wife of Nathanial Hawthorne—women’s contributions have been crucial to the development of the Latin American literary canon. Their active involvement in canon formation has by no means been limited to their work as translators—ironically, the most visible of their interventions—but as authors, publishers, literary agents, cultural attachées, arts patronesses, professors, critics, readers for publishing houses, and in their roles in informal spheres as domestic hostesses, event coordinators, secretaries, and aides.… Continue Reading »

Careers & Futures in the Language Industry

Friday, November 3, 2023 at 11:30AM-1:00PM in Curtin 104 or Zoom
TIS cordially invites anyone curious about language service professions to join us on Friday, Nov 3 (11:30 am CT) for conversation with industry researcher and UWM graduate Hélène Pielmeier. As an analyst for CSA Research and former president of Iverson Language Associates, Hélène Pielmeier will share data and expertise concerning the future of the language services industry.… Continue Reading »

Zoom webinar: Transcreation and Translation

Friday, April 7, 2022, 11am-12pm central time, Zoom
UWM Translation and Interpreting Studies is hosting an event entitled “How Transcreation Can Be Your Superpower” on Friday, April 7, 11am-12pm with TIS alum, French-English translator and transcreator Kristy Brown Lust.

Here’s a description of Kristy’s webinar:
In this webinar, we’ll explore where transcreation fits into the spectrum of translation services, look at what skills a translator needs to unlock this superpower and try transcreating a tricky slogan. Plus, we’ll discuss how AI may impact transcreation.

ATA members may receive 1 CEP for attending the event. … Continue Reading »

Argo Translation Panel

Friday, February 10, 2023, from 10:00am-11:30am at Curtin Hall 104 or Zoom
Translation and Interpreting Studies is hosting four UWM alums on campus on Friday, February 10, 10:00am-11.30am CT, Curtin Hall 104 or on Zoom. Argo Translation’s Peter Argondizzo, Kimberly Miller, Kati Latta, and Audrey Barker will discuss “The Modern Translation Industry Today.”… Continue Reading »

Zoom Talk: Global Varieties of the Little Prince

Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 10:00am on Zoom
Translation and Interpreting Studies is hosting a virtual Zoom talk on November 17 at 10am CT. Walter Sauer (Verlag Edition Tintenfaß) will give an online presentation from Neckarsteinach near Heidelberg, Germany. His talk is entitled “From an Inkwell around the World: Global Varieties of The Little Prince.“ Walter Sauer’s publishing house is devoted mainly to bi- and multilingual children’s books and publications in minority languages. Walter Sauer will discuss translations of The Little Prince.… Continue Reading »

Translation Night at Boswell Books

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 7:00 pm
Boswell Books

Featuring Lorena Terando author of Spiral of Silence, Jacob Riyeff, author of In the Bosom of the Father, and Caroline Froh. Enjoy an evening of literature in translation with UWM Associate Professor of Translation and Interpreting Studies Lorena Terando, Marquette Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jacob Riyeff, and former Boswellian Caroline Froh, now a graduate student at the University of Iowa.… Continue Reading »