Increasing Translation and Interpretation Capacity for our Community
This winter, Somerville Public Schools sponsored 27 staff members in an intensive interpretation and translation workshop through the University of Massachusetts Translation Center. “The workshop provided us the opportunity to increase language capacity across the district with multilingual staff from different departments,” states
Translators bringing more people to School Committee meetings
Monday, May 17, 2021
Jeff Diteman will become a BILTC faculty member this summer
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
One of the benefits of studying Interpreting at UMass Amherst is that you get to practice on campus!
Monday, March 29, 2021
Translation Center Launches Workshop Series in Partnership with DESE to Train Public School Employees
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
7 Resources on Translating Blackness, Race, and Racism
Thursday, January 28, 2021
A Statement from Dean Julie C. Hayes
Friday, June 5, 2020
I write to you today as I reckon with the sorrow and outrage brought on by recent unconscionable acts of racial violence and institutional racism. The deep anxiety already experienced by Black communities during the ongoing pandemic has been compounded by the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor—only the latest in a centuries-long line of brutal acts of racial violence. As Chancellor Subbaswamy issued a statement to the larger campus community, I wanted our HFA community to know that we hear you and support you during this troubling time. Silence is not the answer.