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Working languages:
Russian to English
German to English
English (monolingual)

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May 2016

Henry Schroeder
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New York, New York, United States
Local time: 01:50 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English
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Here you will find information about the translation, transposition and other language services that I have provided as a certified translator of German and Russian over the last 10 years.

If you would like a quote for a translation or other language services, including transposition, please contact me by phone or email:

Phone (US): 1-917-656-8843
Phone (Germany/Europe): +49 (0)176 24089633



13 years of experience as freelance translator from German/Russian into British, American and International Standard English

Published translator of academic and literary translations

Published author of numerous essays, articles and papers on translation, transposition, adaptation and narration/discourse

7 years of residency in Germany; 5 years in Russia

Certified professional translator

Extensive references and WWAs from regular clients and outsourcers


Financial translations, annual reports, financial statements for numerous leading German companies (including DAX companies; mostly through Holtz-Stosch Übersetzungen and Top Translation)

Marketing material, business plans, presentations, investment plans, white papers, supervisory board/management reports, general reports, risk analysis, interviews; clients include major Western Central Bank, leading financial institutions, various German universities, etc.

Social science and academic translations (mostly through Fachübersetzungdienst)

Employment contracts, General Terms and Conditions, deeds, merger and acquisition agreements, divestiture agreements, easement agreements, company agreements

Guidelines and manuals for companies, organizations, foundations, etc.

Publications (2007-15)

Editor of forthcoming Contemporary transpositions: Russia, Germany and America transposing.

Translation of lyric drama Cardenio and Celinde by Andreas Gryphius.

Edited and contributed to From Wahnsinnig to the Loony Bin: German and Russian stories transposed to modern-day America.

The Transposition of Form published by Translation Directory.

The Nose and accompanying essay The Nose Transposed published by Brooklyn Rail's In Translation. This is the first appearance of a transposition.

A Typology of Derivatives: Translation, Transposition, Adaptation in Translation Journal and republished upon request in Translation Directory

Persuasion and Dead Souls in Twenty-First Century America. Appearing in SNReview

Baroque and Neobaroque in European Post-Poetry Magazine

Turn in the River by Andrey Dmitriev. Appearing in Some Kind of Beautiful Signal (Two Lines World Writing in Translation, Vol. 17)

Indirect Discourse with an Authorial Narrator in German, Russian and English in journal Comparative Literature and Culture (at Purdue University)

Steps by Andrey Dmitriev and an essay in New Madrid

Essay Translating Dead Souls and Persuasion into Twenty-First Century America

Voskoboev and Elizaveta by Andrey Dmitriev published in Washington University's Arch Literary Journal

Excerpts of novel Черный пеликан (The Black Pelican) by Vadim Babenko (published by Amfora; excerpts of translation available here)


2000 - today: Writer and translator (Brooklyn, Moscow, Röhrmoos)
2002 - 2003: St. Petersburg State University, English instructor
2000 - 2002: Tauber Schulen, English teacher
1998 - 2000: University of Munich (LMU; German and Russian)
1994 - 1998: Reed University (majored in German and Russian literature)
1990 - 1994: Bronx High School of Science (New York)
1981 - 1990: P.S. 84 (New York)

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 1054
PRO-level pts: 1050

Top languages (PRO)
German to English625
Russian to English409
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature266
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting120
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters59
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama31
Pts in 44 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects11
With client feedback3
100% positive (3 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
German to English7
Russian to English4
Specialty fields
Poetry & Literature3
Law: Contract(s)2
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters1
Finance (general)1
Other fields
Law (general)2
Medical: Health Care1
Construction / Civil Engineering1
Keywords: Literature, Prose, Poetry, Literary Criticism, Reviews, Articles, Essays, Art, Painting, Century, Writers, Artists, Painters, Academics, Critics, Novellas, Short stories, Historians, History, Russia, Germany, 19th Century, 20th Century, Sewing, Fabric, Design, Clothing, Fashion,

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