Our Translation Favorites series has a new name and updated look! Apart from great reads on translation, localization and languages, we’ll be featuring unmissable (mostly related to languages, translation & localization) events that you can join for free. Click here to read Translation Favorites from previous years, and here for the Localization Reads & Events archive.
If you’ve read a fabulous post or you are hosting/attending an awesome free event, please email us at email@example.com so we can add your link or event in next week’s list.
Upcoming free online events
- May 31, 2022 Writing & Translating the City, by Rosalind Harvey
- May 31, 2022 Applied Linguistics Speaker Series – Dr. J. B. Orange, by Department of Applied Linguistics
- June 1, 2022 Connect 2022 – Unlock global understanding, via RWS
- June 1, 2022 Software Localization Bug Tutorial, by Jerry Everett
- June 1, 2022 Lunch and Learn: Unpacking Language in the 2SLGBTQIA+ Context, by St. Lawrence – Rideau Immigration Partnership
- June 1, 2022 How to use corpora to enhance translation and revision practices, by Surrey Centre for Translation Studies (CTS)
- June 2-30, 2022 Homer’s ‘Iliad’—An Online Lecture Series in Five Parts, by New York Public Library
- June 7, 2022 AI and the Arts: Languages & Linguistics, by Digital Futures
- June 7, 2022 Translators’ Stammtisch 2022, by Goethe-Institut Glasgow Library
- June 7, 2022 Challenges in Designing A Global Product, by General Assembly London
- June 7, 2022 Startup Expansion: Develop your go-to-market strategy for European markets, by MaRS Discovery District & Export Development Canada
- June 8, 2022 Gender Inclusive Modern Hebrew: Language and culture, by UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies
- June 8, 2022 World Literature Book Group, by Mechanics’ Institute
- June 14, 2022 The effects of bilingualism on brain structure, by Instituto Cervantes Manchester and Leeds
- June 14, 2022 Imminent 2022 Research Report
- June 16, 2022 WLIE: Learn & Share:Overcoming challenges in cross-functional collaboration, by Women In Localization Ireland
- June 17, 2022 Stepping into Louboutin’s shoes, via CIOL
- June 21, 2022 World Literature Book Group, by Mechanics’ Institute
- June 25, 2022 Society for Technical Communication (STC) Toronto Monthly Social – Online
- July 1, 2022 Helping refugees into education and work as interpreters, via ITI
- July 5, 2022 The European Digital Optimization Conference 2022, by Startup Network Europe
- July 13, 2022 World Literature Book Group, by Mechanics’ Institute
- July 14, 2022 Five ways podcasts can help linguists research and expand their business, via CIOL
- July 23, 2022 Society for Technical Communication (STC) Toronto Monthly Social – Online
- July 27, 2022 World Literature Book Group, by Mechanics’ Institute
- August 26, 2022 Translating for the International Development Sector, via CIOL
- August 27, 2022 Society for Technical Communication (STC) Toronto Monthly Social – Online
- September 13, 2022 Machine Learning Summit on NLP, by Toronto Machine Learning Society (TMLS)
- October 2022-April 2023 Multilingualism and Diversity: Impact for Education, Health and Society, by University College London (UCL)
Translation, Localization, Languages
Kahkiihtwaam ee-pee-kiiweehtataahk: Bringing it back home again – The story of how a critically endangered Indigenous language can be saved
Why Indigenous languages matter | Multilingualism is at the heart of Canada‘s identity. It’s also a matter of decency and human rights.
How To Build Relationships In Localization – Stephanie Cardwell | The Localization Podcast #49
Language packs: Meta’s mobile localization solution – Engineering at Meta
The best recent translated fiction – review roundup
11 Greek Expressions You Should Know
How to Use (or Not Use) a Hyphen
Business, Tech and other interesting posts
Stop Rambling in Meetings — and Start Getting Your Message Across
80+ Funny But Hurting True Realities About Daily Life
Puzzle Monday: Great Big Things Crossword
A rocketship launch or a leap of faith?
Networking (in person) is back!
Interesting links. I’d never heard of “the Mechanics’ Institute” before. I was puzzled by the name until I looked it up. Thanks.