Member since Oct '17

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English to Italian
Italian to English
English (monolingual)

Maria Hansford
Academic and Literary Translations

Shallow Lake, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 19:10 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English, Italian Native in Italian
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May 29, 2020 (posted via  Working on the translation (IT-ENG) of an amazing novel, "The Age of Women" ...more, + 15 other entries »
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Professional academic and literary translations
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Printing & PublishingSocial Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Government / PoliticsMedical (general)
Finance (general)Medical: Pharmaceuticals

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Words translated: 2,823
English to Italian - Rates: 0.06 - 0.10 USD per word / 20 - 30 USD per hour
Italian to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.10 USD per word / 20 - 30 USD per hour
English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.10 USD per word / 20 - 30 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 100, Questions answered: 57, Questions asked: 18
Blue Board entries made by this user  6 entries

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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Genoa ITALY
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at Sep 2017. Became a member: Oct 2017.
Credentials English (Universita' degli Studi di Genova, verified)
English (Universita' degli Studi di Genova)
Memberships ALTA
Teamslcstranslations, Time Exchange Team
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, matecat, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
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I was born in Italy.

I graduated in Modern Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Genoa (Italy), languages studied: English and German).

I taught Italian to foreign students at the International Center "Mystici Corporis" of Loppiano - Incisa Valdarno (Florence - Italy) for three years.

I lived for 17 years in Pakistan where I got a Diploma in the Urdu language at the Oriental College - University of Punjab (Lahore - Pakistan),

I taught English at the Catholic Seminary (Lahore Pakistan) for three years, and work on a contract at the Italian Embassy in Islamabad for 15 years.

After more than 17 years of living and working as a freelance translator in Canada, I prefer translating from English into Italian and vice versa.

I am a member of ALTA (American Literary Translators Association) - USA

I specialise in translating literary and scholarly texts with proficiency and intellectual depth. My main areas of expertise are: philosophy, religion, history, anthropology, and sociology 

Being a Certified Aromatologist I also specialise in holistic health and cosmetics.

I translated a variety of texts, including:

• Novels

• Dissertations

• Academic Articles/research papers/books

• Holistic health articles

I can handle and master any assignment with dedication, accuracy and excellent customer's service. Feel free to contact me for a timeline and cost estimate (rates may vary depending on the type of document).

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: 110
PRO-level pts: 100

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Italian to English68
English to Italian32
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Law (general)36
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.16
Government / Politics16
Law: Contract(s)4
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion4
Finance (general)4
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Keywords: Italian-English translation, academic translations, literary translations, traduzioni accademiche, saggi, articoli, tesi, dissertations, research papers, arte, storia, history, filosofia, philosophy, sociologia, sociology, libri, books, libri e cataloghi d'arte, art books and catalogues, racconti brevi, short stories, poesia, poetry, libri per ragazzi, children's literature, materiale didattico, gastronomia, food, wine, lifestyle, turismo, tourism, tourist information, magazine articles, articoli per riviste, audioguide, recipes, ricette, comics, fumetti, press releases, rassegne stampe, traduzione, traduttrice, quality, fast turnaround, moda, fashion, marketing, advertising

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