From the Program Director

Photo of Director and Program Sponsor “Welcome to the M.A. program in Translation and Interpreting at the University of Illinois-Urbana. During your time as a UI student, you will be participating actively in an innovative, multidisciplinary program. Successful completion of this program will allow you to enhance your career in the field of Translation and Interpreting. We hope that, along the way, you will discover new areas of interest, challenge yourself intellectually, and build lifelong relationships with your classmates, your professors, and your new home institution, the University of Illinois.

We are delighted to welcome you to the Program in Translation & Interpreting Studies, and we wish you all the best. Please drop me a line if I can ever help make your experience as a graduate student better in any way."

- Professor Joyce Tolliver (, Director and Program Sponsor MA Program in Translation & Interpreting