About the Concentration
Requirements for the Concentration
Practical Experiences
Participating Faculty & Staff
Lews Global Studies Center
Translation Studies Concentration

Current concentrators
ePortfolio workshop Thursday, January 22, 2015.
Spring lecture series. All concentrators are welcome to attend the guest lecturers of the gateway course. See the full schedule.

Future concentrators
Next presentation of the concentration will be fall 2015.
Application next deadline fall 2015.

The Copeland Center at Amherst College is planning a year long colloquium, Words in Transit: The Cultures of Translation. The colloquium “seeks to foster a global multimedia dialogue on the role translation plays in contemporary culture."  The events and the film series, which will be hosted by the Amherst Cinema, are open to the public.

Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Catalog of Beautiful Untranslatable Words from Around the World.

23 Maps and Charts on Language

How the Nuremberg Trials Changed Interpretation Forever.

Profile of Edith Grossman, one of the most successful translators of Spanish and Latin American literature.

Mandarin Myths

Six Multilingual Benefits That You Only Get If You Speak Another Language

Does earning a second language lead to a new identity?

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

Translation as a Performing Art

"To Be or Not to Be" - in Spanish

Lexical distance among the major languages of Europe

Michele Humes on "untranslatable" words

Misappropriations in translating from German to English

Do different languages confer different personalities?