Translation Studies news
Montreal, June 2011 – Danielle Rosset, who hails from Saint-Claude, Manitoba, is no newcomer to bilingualism. Her home town, located some one hundred kilometers from Winnipeg, is one of those distinctly Canadian environments where residents can live à la franco-manitobaine while taking advantage of a large urban centre at the same time.
Montreal – June 2011 – The School of Continuing Studies honoured one of its lecturers at the 2011 Convocation ceremonies by presenting him with the 2011 Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program. The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.
Ms. Emily Salmins was awarded the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French to English) at the 2010 Convocation. The prize is awarded annually to the student with the best academic record in the Certificate in Translation.
Québec’s Conseil des ministres has announced that Prof. James Archibald, Director of Translation Studies at the Centre for Continuing Education, has been reappointed as one of five members of the Office des professions du Québec on the recommendation of Justice Minister Kathleen Weil.
McGill Grad Becomes the 2000th Member of the Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec
McGill University is pleased to congratulate Isabelle Pouliot, who has become the 2000th member of the Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec (OTTIAQ). OTTIAQ made the announcement last week in Montreal. Mme Pouliot received her Certificate in Translation in 2005 and her Graduate Diploma in Translation a year later in May 2006, both from McGill.
Both in her daily work and in her private life, Louise Chicoine personifies the committed translator. Her excellent and steady work as a newly-qualified translator was recognized at the 2009 Convocation when she was awarded the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (English to French).
In recognition of her excellent work, Ms. Danièle Powell was awarded the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French to English) at the 2009 Convocation. The prize is awarded annually to the student with the best academic record in the Certificate in Translation.
Dubai – May 24, 2009. The Director of McGill’s Department of Translation Studies and member of the official Canadian delegation to the World Summit on the Information Society, James Archibald, presented an analysis of the successful development of on-line government services in Canada at the Gulf Cooperation Council’s eGoverment Forum.
Destiny Solutions Inc. will award two $2,500 Scholarships to current learners enrolled in a current course or program through the continuing education division of a Canadian or American accredited college or university.
Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum congratulates Dr. Daniel Zamorano, who received the Centre for Continuing Education’s 2008 award for excellence in teaching at the Spring Convocation.