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Language Matters Series: Translation as a Profession
Start Date: 11/5/2015Start Time: 1:40 PM
End Date: 11/5/2015End Time: 1:50 PM

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Language Matters Series: Translation as a Profession

November 5, 2015
1:40-2:50p (Community Hour)
New Building, Room 1.83

As part of the Lecture Series "Language Matters," organized by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures," Prof. Martín Gaspar will do a presentation. The lecture will address isssues such as :What is this often overlooked profession like? How do translators work? What are the work opportunities for translators? How do translators get certified?

Martin Gaspar is Assistant Professor in Spanish and Comparative Literature, and chair of the Latin American, Latino/a and Iberian Studies Program at Bryn Mawr College. He is the author of La condición traductora [Translation as Temperament] (Beatriz Viterbo, 2014), a historical and formal study of the rise of translator-heroes and narrators in Latin American fiction since the 1990s. He is a professional translator, accredited by the Colegio de Traductores Públicos (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and the American Translators Association (ATA). He has been a grader of certification exams for the ATA since 2000

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