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

Current concentrators
ePortfolio workshop Friday, September 12, at 4:15 p.m.
Presentations Friday, October 17, at 4:15 p.m.

Future concentrators
Presentation of the concentration on Thursday, October 23, at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Global Studies Center in Wright Hall.

Translation Film Series
Part of a year-long, valley-wide conversation sponsored by the Amherst College Copeland Colloquium, this film series explores complex issues of cultures in translation. All screenings are introduced by an Amherst College or Five College faculty members and are followed by a 20-minute discussion.

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?