ATA59 Filler Words

ATA59 Session Review: Subtle Flavors of the Law: Filler Words in German Legal Texts

By Heike Holthaus

June 10, 2019

Gummi bears. Juicy, flavorful gummi bears. Albeit void of nutritional value, who can resist?

What does this have to do with filler words, you rightfully ask. Well, as Michael and Sabine point out, filler words, too, are void of “nutritional value” – they have no inherent meaning – but can add a flavorful punch to a sentence.

GDPR

ATA59 Session Review: The General Data Protection Regulation in the European Union – How It Applies to Freelance Translators Worldwide

by Heike Holthaus

January 17, 2019

Review of Monique Longton’s ATA59 session on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how It Applies to Freelance Translators. Perhaps you were introduced to GDPR last spring, when everyone scrambled to have their privacy statements written and translated to meet the May 25th compliance deadline. Perhaps you thought, “Good thing GDPR does not apply to people in the US.” Or does it?

MSU STudents in front of ATA Sign

The ATA Conference from a Student’s Perspective

December 10, 2018

For the second year in a row, CTA sponsored three Metropolitan State University Denver students to attend the ATA Conference. In this article, Clint Horan, Lauren Barclay, and Michael Benson share their conference experience from a student’s perspective. […]

ATA59 Board of Directors

CTA Well Represented at ATA59 in New Orleans

By Mery Molenaar
CTA President
November 7, 2018
Two weeks ago, I was among many CTA members attending the 59th Annual Conference of the American Translators Association in New Orleans. The ATA conference organizing team, lead by President-elect Ted Wozniak, worked tirelessly to pull off an amazing happening. Colorado was well represented this year.