Please join us for the upcoming symposium Transnational Encounters and Interdisciplinary Dialogues March 3, 2014 at UMass Amherst. For details please visit the event website http://transnationalencounters.weebly.com.
Register for the International Shakespeare Conference. The University of Massachusetts and the Five Colleges will be receiving over 25 scholars from 20 countries who will be presenting their works on Shakespeare in translation on March 7-8, 2014.
CLT 150 The Art of Translation: Poetics, Politics, Practice. All concentrators are welcome to attend any lecture of this series.
According to this article in CNN Money, the hottest job skill is fluency in a foreign language and the training in translation and interpreting skills to use this fluency to help mediate across language barriers.
NPR's On Point discusses The Languages We're Learning Now