R7 Sofer, 159-62 & Appendix 6

R7 Sofer, 159-62 & Appendix 6 - V. National...

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Roshni Sheth I. The American Translators Association (ATA) a. Founded in 1959 in New York by 2 translators. b. Has active regional chapters and a yearly convention. c. Accepts translators, institutions, and corporations as members. d. Accreditation is available in several European and Asian languages. II. International Federation of Translators (FIT) a. Does not accept individuals as members, but only organizations. b. ATA is a member. III. There are several local, regional, national, and international organizations for translators and interpreters. IV.The Translators and Interpreters Guild a. A labor union that is part of the AFL-CIO and Canadian Labour Council. b. Offers a number of services, such as a referral service, networking, mentoring, health insurance, dictionary sharing, and union benefits.
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Unformatted text preview: V. National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) a. Represents those who work in the state and federal court systems. b. Holds an annual conference and provides resources for its members. VI.Society of Federal Linguists, Inc. a. Open to all federal employees who work with foreign language(s). b. Outside workers can join as associate members. c. It promotes professionalism. d. Members must be U.S. citizens. VII. American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) a. Publishes a quarterly review. VIII. PEN American Center a. Organization of poets, playwrights, editors, and novelists. IX.Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA) a. Publishes MT News International...
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course SPA 314 taught by Professor Belitafaki during the Spring '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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R7 Sofer, 159-62 & Appendix 6 - V. National...

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