Lives and Labors of Professional Translators

  • 01/17/2020
  • 12:00 - 13:30
  • University of Washington, Seattle Campus, Communications Building room 202

Seattle-area translators and interpreters will join the UW Translation Studies Hub community to discuss the practical and ethical dimensions of working in their professions. Topics will include translator/interpreter training and education, the joys and frustrations of the working life of a translator/interpreter, the tension between accuracy and efficiency, and the prospects and perils of artificial intelligence/deep learning in the field.

Featuring the following NOTIS members:

  • Shelley Fairweather-Vega, freelance literary translator, Russian to English
  • Tim Gregory, FBI linguist, Arabic-English
  • Norma Kaminksy, medical translator, English to Spanish
  • Frazier Lowell, court interpreter, Mandarin-English
  • Mary McKee, freelance technical/business translator, Spanish to English
  • Yuliya Speroff, community interpreter and interpreter trainer, Russian-English

Free and open to the public (but space is limited). Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please visit the event website.

***Please note that NOTIS is not organizing or sponsoring this event.***

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