Professional Translation Special Topics Series

  • Builds skills in specific areas of expertise
  • Taught by industry experts
  • Increases marketability through professional development

The field of translation is constantly changing. Professional translators are required to abreast of the latest trends in the industry, as well as new requirements and legalities. Whether you already have earned an advanced degree in translation or you are a seasoned professional translator who seeks to continue your professional development, enhance your skill set, and expand your translation practice, courses in the Professional Translation Special Topics Series provide in-depth and practical knowledge in advanced areas of specialization.

This semester, study in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Community-Based Translation and Interpreting: Access and Advocacy

Gain an introduction to language justice principles and ethical norms when providing community-based translation and interpreting.

2022 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

In Other Wor(l)ds: A Generative Translation Workshop

Designed for aspiring to mid-career translators, this one-week online workshop will help you find and refine your literary translation practice....

2023 Winter
1 section

Publishing Your Literary Translation: Finding and Securing a Publisher

If you are interested in literary translation, take this course to develop the specific skills needed to break into the field.

2023 Spring
1 section

Media Localization for Translators: Subtitling and Closed Captioning

With the expansion of media content in today’s world, much of that content demands to be localized and translated by professionals. Media...

2022 Fall
1 section

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Translation Practice

This course offers an entryway into global conversations around equity and inclusion in translation practice and theory. From managing teams of...

Publishing Your Literary Translation: Negotiating Contracts

Students, working translators, and interpreters who have found a publisher for their literary translations need specific knowledge when...