Conference Collabs!

Last month, many students from the Translation and Localization Management and Translation and Interpretation master’s degree programs at MIIS had the opportunity to attend professional conferences held by ATA and TAUS. Check out this post to learn about their experiences and takeaways.

Design Considerations: Japan and the US

By Kyle Chow As linguistic and cultural experts, translators often recognize there are major design differences between the same content in different languages. Although this may be quite obvious to some, many don’t recognize the importance of adaptation beyond the linguistic text. I just watched through the recording of a virtual event held by btrax … Read more

Takeaways from the XTM Live Event

By Aurora Wang Aurora Wang is a MA Candidate in Translation and Localization Management (Class of 2023) at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS). The XTM Live event was my first ever in-person experience where I got to partake in meaningful conversations on the future of the localization industry. Although seasoned localization … Read more

ROAR Magazine Staff by Yifan Ren

Illustrator Yifan Ren (MIIS TLM ’23) made this drawing of the 2022-2023 ROAR Magazine staff to kick off the first bundle of articles released under the new magazine staff. She’s excited to contribute her drawings to ROAR to give our pages a little extra punch!

Humor in the Entertainment Industry

BY GRIZELDA AMBRIZ Introduction It seems the humor in comedy, commercials, and comics I have seen, being in the U.S, don’t always cater their humor to the cultures they are working with. For me, as a Mexican growing up in the US, humor was always lost. At times, when going through webcomics or tv shows, I … Read more