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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Translation and Interpreting Ethics and Standards

LLC 501

This course introduces ethical considerations as they apply to the human activity of translation and interpreting. Coursework includes readings on ethical behavior and morality, discussions of accountability, professional translator and interpreter professional codes of ethics and standards of practice. Content also includes case studies involving controversial translation and interpreting practices, activism, translators and interpreters in conflict, and the advent of technologies and their impact.
Course Details

Spring 2023


Feb 6, 2023 - May 17, 2023
Base Cost: $1,740 ($580/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Class Fee $70
Start date: Feb 06, 2023
End date: May 17, 2023
Last day to add: Feb 21, 2023
Last day to drop: Feb 21, 2023
Last day to withdraw: Apr 10, 2023