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Professor John Balcom finalist for the 2017 PEN Poetry in Translation Award

Professor John Balcom’s translation made it to the shortlist and is now a finalist for the 2017 PEN poetry in translation award.  Attached is the official promo image from PEN, and here is a link to the announcement: https://pen.org/2017-pen-award-poetry-translation/ 2017 PEN AWARD FOR POETRY IN TRANSLATION – PEN America pen.org The $3,000 PEN Award for Poetry […]

Register Now for Monterey Forum 2017

Join language industry professionals, academics and students on April 1-2, 2017 in Monterey, California as they explore new trends in localization and language training. Hosted by the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, this year’s theme is The Future of Localization Training: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Industry. Register now for Monterey Forum 2017—early-bird […]

New Blue Pioneers Program To Include Three Spots for MIIS Students July 23-August 5, 2017

Who: Program includes spots for 15 graduate students from Beida Guanghua Business School, 3 graduate students from the Middlebury Institute, and 2 graduate students from Stanford What: The Paradise Foundation, in partnership with Beida Guanghua Business School, the David and  Lucile Packard  Foundation  and China’s  Yintai  Foundation,  has established  the Blue Pioneer Program to identify […]

J-TERM PRACTICA in NEPAL: My first country in Asia

Elizabeth Fisher, MPA ‘18 says, “I have travelled, studied, and worked extensively in Europe, but Nepal was my first country in Asia.” She participated in the Nepal J-Term Practica with 7 other MIIS students. The main purpose of her visit was to collect data on environmental awareness, perspectives on waste management and recycling, and the […]

J-TERM PRACTICA in NEPAL: My first country in Asia

Elizabeth Fisher, MPA ‘18 says, “I have travelled, studied, and worked extensively in Europe, but Nepal was my first country in Asia.” She participated in the Nepal J-Term Practica with 7 other MIIS students. The main purpose of her visit was to collect data on environmental awareness, perspectives on waste management and recycling, and the […]

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