Women in Translation

August is Women in Translation Month. Started by Meytal Radzinski in 2014, it honors women writers and translators from around the world. To celebrate, I’m highlighting 2 women who have significantly contributed to Spanish/English literary translation. I was about 13 when I first began reading books by Latin American and Spanish authors. The English versionsContinue reading “Women in Translation”

Getting Great Subtitles

Subtitles open doors because more people will enjoy your videos. As a translator, I write transcripts used for subtitling. If you need subtitles for your film or video, what should you do? First, it’s important to understand the difference between subtitles and captions. Let’s look at Rev.com‘s definition of each: Captions: “Captions are designed toContinue reading “Getting Great Subtitles”

68 Voces

Summer “hellos” to everyone. A recent discovery I have to share with you today is 68 Voces (68 Voices). This art and storytelling project is the brainchild of Gabriela Badillo, an artist based in Mexico City. It’s a compilation of animated stories from Mexico’s diverse indigenous regions…all narrated in the original indigenous languages. Subtitles are in Spanish,Continue reading “68 Voces”

Bienvenida y respaldo: de qué manera pueden reclutar y respaldar a los estudiantes estadounidenses las universidades españolas y latinoamericanas, primera parte

To read this article in English, click here! ¡Hola, mundo! La publicación de hoy es la primera de una serie que consta de tres partes y se denomina: “Bienvenida y respaldo: de qué manera pueden reclutar y respaldar a los estudiantes estadounidenses las universidades españolas y latinoamericanas”. A causa de la pandemia, los viajes internacionalesContinue reading “Bienvenida y respaldo: de qué manera pueden reclutar y respaldar a los estudiantes estadounidenses las universidades españolas y latinoamericanas, primera parte”

Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students, Part 1.

Para leer este artículo en español, ¡haz clic aquí! Hello out there! Today’s post is the first in a three-part series called “Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students.” Due to the pandemic, international travel is changing every day. This is especially true for studentContinue reading “Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students, Part 1.”

Bits & Pieces

Hello everyone! I hope you’re well and beginning to enjoy a bit more outdoor time if health restrictions are starting to relax in your area. Here where I live on the Sonoma Coast in Northern California, much remains closed. Luckily, daily neighborhood walks and lots of time in the garden are keeping me sane. IContinue reading “Bits & Pieces”