The MITA social on February 16, 2019, was a definite success.
I know, because I was there for part of it. MITA was well represented this year at the annual TAJIT (Texas Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators) conference held in Austin this past July 27-29. Turnout was high this year and the professional level of the presentations was impressive. From business strategies to weapons terminology, […]
By Carol Shaw, Editor It had been nearly 30 years since I last visited the tribe where I grew up. As my brother and I, with assorted grown children and in-laws, pulled into the dirt patch that served as a parking lot near the church, I wondered if anyone would even recognize me. It was […]
Saturday, January 13 found MITA members gathered for lunch and networking as we kicked off 2018. Held at the Feragne Villa in Hurst, the afternoon included a “white elephant” gift exchange and door prizes. “It was a lot of fun,” commented Manuel Murillo, “and gave members a chance to reconnect. It was exciting to have […]
by Carol Shaw, MITA Reader editor While skimming through some old Reader issues, I came across one from October of 2007 that brought a rush of memories. Nearly ten years may have passed, but who could ever forget the sucker punch of having both their computer and their backup crash within hours of each […]
Did you know that the University of Texas at Arlington has the only translation and interpreting program in North Texas? (UT- Dallas offers a degree, but in literary translation only) The UTA Department of Modern Languages recently hosted a two-day conference entitled Cultural Constructions 2017: Culture and Society: Bridging the Gap. https://conferences.uta.edu/index.php/cc2017/ACES2016/search/schedConfs Holly Behl and […]