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Issue: 2017 Summer Volume XXX Issue No 1
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Editor's Corner

Letter from the Editor

Congratulations to everyone on another successful conference! Unfortunately, I was not able to attend, but Rosemary Dann has nothing but great things to say about the conference. It goes without mentioning that a well-run conference is the product of a lot of hard work behind...

Meet the Editors

Andre Moskowitz is a Spanish-language interpreter certified by the United States federal courts and the California state courts. He is also a Hispanist, lexicographer and dialectologist, who has published a series of works in the areas of Spanish lexical dialectology and Spanish lexicography. He taught…

Feature Articles

A Look at Business Structures for Translators and Interpreters

By Arianna Aguilar One of the questions that new interpreters and translators often have is how to start and run a business. This is a complex matter; there are several different business structures, and each has its own tax implications and rules and regulations at...

NAJIT News

2017 Conference Roundup

By Rosemary Dann NAJIT’s annual conference is perpetually inked into my calendar. In the twenty years that I have been a member, I have attended every conference but one: the year my son graduated from college. (And since he took the scenic route to graduation,...

2017 NAJIT Scholar Testimonials

2017 NAJIT Scholars Claudia Gabriela Dardón, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Anastasiya Kogan, University of Maryland, College Park Omar Macías Reyes, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Marta Gómez Salcedo, Montclair State University Jing Zhao, New York University Anastasiya Kogan The NAJIT Scholar Program...

Message from the Chair

First, though, I want to thank my Board colleagues, Hilda Shymanik and Ernest Niño-Murcia, for this vote of confidence. As some of you know, this is not a position I sought, but I’m nonetheless excited to take it on and looking forward to the challenges…

Regular Columns

How I Handled It: One Little Syllable

By Kathleen Shelly We all make mistakes. I don’t think I’ve ever met an interpreter who would lay claim to perfection We all make mistakes. I don’t think I’ve ever met an interpreter who would lay claim to perfection in every effort to render an...

Items of Interest

For Better or Verse: Facing Our Task

By Hal Sillers Facing Our Task We can agree that we are only mortal And will be called to that Pearly Portal, But as our life flows by pressure aortal, Awaiting the call, we sit back 'n chortle. Facing our task with the usual temerity,...