Interpreting & translation associations around the world

TerpTrans logoIn graduate school for interpreting studies, we are learning about interpreting and translation associations worldwide, including ASL-English and beyond. It is exciting to broaden one’s horizons. Here are some associations of interpreters and translators, both signed/spoken and spoken/spoken:

  • AFILS: Association française des interprètes et traducteurs en langue des signes, afils.fr
  • AIIC (in English): Professional Conference Interpreters Worldwide, aiic.net
  • AIIC: Association Internationale des Interprètes de Conférence: aiic.fr
  • APTIC: Associació Professional de Traductors i Intèrprets de Catalunya: aptic.cat
  • ASLI: Association of Sign Language Interpreters: asli.org.uk
  • ASLIA: Australian Sign Language Interpreters Association: asliansw.org.au
  • ATA: American Translators Association: atanet.org
  • AVLIC: Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada: avlic.ca
  • CIT: Conference of Interpreter Trainers: cit-asl.org
  • EFSLI: European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters: efsli.org
  • IATIS: International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies: iatis.org
  • NAD: National Association of the Deaf: nad.org
  • RID: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf: rid.org
  • SLIANZ: Sign Language Interpreters Association of New Zealand: slianz.org.nz
  • TAALS: The American Association of Language Specialists: taals.net
  • WASLI: World Association of Sign Language Interpreters: wasli.org

Keep an eye on this blog’s link list for more links to come. If you know of a terp/trans association that should be listed here, please comment.

Author: Daniel Greene

I facilitate communication between Deaf and hearing people, and I teach people American Sign Language (ASL) and interpreting. Apart from doing the work I love, my greatest joys are family & friends, entertainment, food, photography, and travel.

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