Member profile: Mukile Kasongo

1. Why did you choose Translation Studies? I chose Translation Studies because I wanted to be a freelance translator. However, when I completed my master in Translation Studies, I developed an interest in research. 2. What are you working on at the moment? What are your areas of research? I am completing a PhD in […]... Read More
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Member profile: Christine York

1. Why did you choose Translation Studies? I came to translation studies in a rather roundabout way. After working in documentary film for a number of years, I started taking on freelance translation contracts for film clients when my children were small. After a while, I felt the need to acquire a more solid understanding […]... Read More
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Member profile: Stephen Slessor

Why did you choose Translation Studies? My academic and professional careers have led me down many paths, but an interest in languages and writing has been the one constant. I’ve taught Spanish, French and English as a second language at the high school, college and university levels, and worked as a professional writer and editor […]... Read More

2020 CATS conference postponed

Dear participants in the ACT-CATS conference and members of the ACT-CATS community, The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has informed us that, due to the ongoing disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress 2020 will not proceed in its usual in-person format. Some associations will be taking part in an online Congress with […]... Read More

Member Profile: Juan Miguel Zarandona

Why did you choose Translation Studies? Although I was born in Equatorial Guinea, a former colony of Spain in Africa, I moved with my family to the city of Valladolid, Old Castile, as a child. The University of Valladolid, a medieval institution, had a very old School or Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Facultad […]... Read More
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Member Profile: Rosemarie Fournier-Guillemette

Rosemarie Fournier-Guillemette, lecturer at UQAM Why did you choose Translation Studies? I took an undergraduate course taught by Lori Saint-Martin called “Questions on literary translation,” and that’s when I discovered translation studies. All of a sudden, my research interests, which until then I could not bring together, converged: literature, philosophy, languages, contact with the Other […]... Read More
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Member Profile: Denise Merkle

Why did you choose Translation Studies? I feel that translation and Translation Studies chose me to some extent. I grew up in Toronto, a child of immigrants. Translation was part and parcel of daily life. After improving my command of French at the undergraduate level, I earned an M.A. in translation. From working as a […]... Read More
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Member Profile: Isabelle Collombat

Why did you choose Translation Studies? Actually, I first chose to be a translator, then I became a translation studies scholar. As a translator, I am motivated by the same things that motivate me as a translation studies scholar: the opportunity to satisfy my curiosity through a wide range of themes, subjects and approaches. Translation […]... Read More
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Member Profile: Georges Bastin

The Canadian Association for Translation Studies is proud to launch a new initiative today: member profiles. The series will be published on a monthly basis during the fall and winter terms to encourage our members to get to know one another, learn more about the people they already know, and expand their networks. For our […]... Read More

News from CATS – May 2019

Congress 2019 – Final program The CATS Conference is only days away and the program has been finalized. If you want to join us, it’s not too late to register! You’ll find all the information about registration and accommodation on the Congress 2019 website. We’re pleased to announce that the book draw traditionally held during […]... Read More