Posts about Translation

March 21, 2019

Embedding Tweets on GV: Tutorial video and updated guidelines to stop making translators sad!

Embedding tweets can be confusing but I've created a video tutorial and updated the official Twitter guidelines in the WordPress Posting Guide to make sure it's clear!

March 19, 2019

Violence tiptoes in on jokes, stereotypes, and lies–It catches us by surprise

Yeah, I'm angry. And scared. About racism. Our future. The Netherlands.

February 25, 2019

Global Voices becomes primary source for global translation competition in Czech Republic

"Global Voices. . . provides articles on interesting and fresh topics that come in several language versions, translated by native speakers, and using contemporary language and an accessible style."

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.

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!

March 21, 2018

Call for Translators: Unrest!

Dear Translators! Many, many years ago I was a volunteer author and later, Francophonia editor at GV. It was a wonderful, wonderful experience. I later went to graduate school, where...

January 16, 2018

Translator portraits: For Amadou Lamine Badji, It all Comes Down to Optimism and Openness to Others

What to learn more about the translators at Global Voices? Meet Amadou Lamine Badji, translator & poet.

January 8, 2018

Portraits of Translators: Jade Dussart, a Passion for Asia and Human Rights

Who are translators behind GV in French? Interview with Jade Dussart who’ll be coming up on her 7th year on the team and who has a passion for Asia

August 7, 2017

We Translated #RightsCon to Spanish, French and Arabic! How did it go?

We Translated #RightsCon to Spanish, French and Arabic! How did it go?