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  • Translation Services

    Our clients return thanks to the quality of our translators and interpreters, our ability to provide translation services in over 80 languages, and our competitive prices. 

  • Let Us Translate that for You

    The Translation Center offers an array of services to a variety of clients. Contact us via email or phone to request an estimate.

  • The Translation Center Featured in UMass Magazine

    The UMass Magazine visited the Translation Center in early December 2017. In the article "Translators at Work," the magazine provides an overview of what the Center does and the connections it already has and wishes to make.
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  • A Letter from Professor Edwin Gentzler

    Emeritus Professor Edwin Gentzler directed the Translation Center from 1994 until 2014. In his letter to the Center, he shares a personal account of his involvement with the Center and important moments in the Center's history. Thank you for your many years with us, Professor Gentzler!

  • Professor Corine Tachtiris Joins UMASS in Fall 2018

    The Translation Center welcomes Corine Tachtiris, scholar of critical translation studies and practicing literary translator from French and Czech. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan and an MFA in literary translation from the University of Iowa. She has taught several colleges and universities in the United States and France. She is an assistant professor in the Comparative Literature Program.

  • Director of Online Interpreter and Translator Training Speaks to WGBY's Carrie Saldo

    Cris Mazzei was featured on WGBY's Connecting Point, a program rooted in local-subject matter. He spoke with Carrie Saldo about what it takes to be a professional interpreter. Cris Mazzei teaches courses on interpreting and translation and is Director of Online Interpreter and Translator Training.

  • Professor Frank Hugus Translates Hans Christian Andersen's THE IMPROVISATORE

    Professor Hugus will discuss his annotated translation on September 18 at Scandinavia House in New York City. He is also the translator of novels by Hans Scherfig (1905-79), and short stories by contemporary Danish authors.

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The Translation Center at the UMass Amherst is a unique enterprise that combines business services with academics. By keeping up with the latest in training and research, we find that we can offer higher quality translations to our clients The Translation Center blends academics and service in a dynamic fashion that keeps the Center on the cutting edge of the field.

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The Thinker

The demand for advanced study in translation and interpreting is growing. The trend towards globalization is continuing to open up new markets, providing multilingual job opportunities for translation professionals in numerous fields. Businesses and governments are increasingly looking to hire professionals with cross-cultural communication skills as well as experience in translation and interpreting.

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The Translation Center works closely with Comparative Literature and the Languages, Literatures, and Cultures departments, where many faculty either translate themselves of publish about translation phenomena. A catalog of translation and interpreting courses is available, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels

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