· September, 2018

Posts about General from September, 2018

September 24, 2018

Using Grammarly for GV?

Suggesting using Grammarly for the GV Community.

Community Council Issue Paper 2: Degrees of Professionalization

Today we are excited to share the second issue paper for the Community Consultation on the Future of Global Voices – on the subject of the degree of professionalization of Global Voices.The...

September 19, 2018

Tips for New Translators — Part 3: Slang and Social Media

Social media has to do with shared experiences, which are very difficult to translate. One must really have a grasp of the context.

Note from the Book Fair in Jakarta

Many large stores display their products to be purchased at discounts of up to 80 percent and publishers offer their flagship books.

September 10, 2018

Community Council Issue Paper 1: Topics and Focus

Today we are excited to share the first issue paper for the Community Consultation on the Future of Global Voices – on the subject of the topics and focus of GV’s...

September 9, 2018

RightsCon Translation Lab 2018: How we did it and what we learned

More than 2000 members attended RightsCon Toronto 2018, but still not all of us who work in human rights or technology was lucky enough to get invited, obtain a visa, passing...

September 3, 2018

Tips for New Translators: Part 2 — Metalanguage and Word Order

(Editor's note — This post is the second in the three-part series: Tips for New Translators.) Understanding metalanguage Foundations of Translation was my first course in the Translations Studies program...

Tips for New Translators — Part 1: Pretranslation and Context

I want to share with new translators the tips and tools, as well as my mistakes, so that your translations are not only correct, but accurate!