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In our Spring 2017 issue, our theme is the digital era, with articles about online scams targering translators and interpreters, information technology as a specialty field for translating, and the world of professional voice actors, who make the film industry a global industry.

Hazards in Translating Bits & Bytes by Scott Ellsworth
Cloning Clooney: The World of Professional Voice Actors by Mimi Wessling
Literary Translation: Communicating the Artist’s View by Alexandra Connell
Language Industry Scams by Peg Flynn and Carola Berger
The Value of Community by Michael Schubert
Professional Interactions in the Digital Age by Mimi Wessling
A Day Full of Learning: memoQ by Kaj Rekola and Paul Delinger
Board Reports - a summary of NCTA's board meetings from October 2016 – March 2017; and more.



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Revision: November 21, 2016


Translorial Archive

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Translorial Vol.38 No. 2 November 2016 PDF (4.21 MB) Administration 11/27/2016
Translorial Vol.37 No. 2 November 2015 PDF (4.92 MB) Administration 12/3/2015
Translorial Vol. 37 No. 1 May 2015 PDF (11.14 MB) Administration 6/4/2015
Translorial Vol. 36 No. 2 December 2014 PDF (6.75 MB) Administration 1/24/2015
Translorial Vol. 36 No. 1 May 2014 PDF (5.57 MB) Administration 7/23/2014

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