Tag Archives: Japanese

Japanese Studies 5-10-20: Resources and Thoughts on International Education

For our fifth article in our Japanese Studies 5-10-20 series, today we have a unique perspective from Stephanie Toriumi, a student advisor (Academic Officer) for the Liberal Arts program at Hawaii Tokai International College. She will talk about how she landed a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Technical IT Business Analyst to work in Tokyo for Multinational Corporation

Are you a Japanese national who wants to return to Japan; would you like to work for an International company with an International culture voted in the top 5 in “Great Place to Work – Japan” Company              : American … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Fixed-term position: Lecturer in Japanese, University of Cambridge

Institution:         University of Cambridge, Department of East Asian Studies Location:          United Kingdom Position:           Unestablished Lecturer in Japanese (Fixed Term) Salary: £37,756-£47,787 Reference: GX03463 Closing date: 15 August 2014 Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for … Continue reading

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Job Opening: In-House Translator & Assistant Language Specialist

Sojitz is looking to recruit someone within Japan for an entry-level in-house translator position. Sojitz Corporation is a general trading company conducting trading and project investment in diverse fields including machinery, energy, metals, chemicals, and consumer lifestyle businesses. Position:        In-House Translator &Assistant … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: “Let It Go”: Japanese Google Translate Version

While the actual translation into Japanese of “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen is beautifully done, what would have happened if Google Translate had done the translation? YouTuber N.Y. sora not only posts the Google Translate lyrics in Japanese alongside … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Compose Your Own J-Pop Songs

Thanks to RocketNews24, we now have a nice system for composing your own cheesy J-pop lyrics! Just follow the boxes, and make some choices :) Fuller explanation & translation of the chart at RocketNews.

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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – A Year Out and a Long Way to Go

For the third article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Kathy Rice, a recent college graduate and current JET Coordinator for International Relations, who will talk about how she cultivated skills and resources throughout her college years and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lecturer, Japanese language, University of Chicago

Institution: University of Chicago, East Asian Languages and Civilizations Location: Illinois, United States Position: Senior Lecturer in Japanese The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a full-time (renewable) Senior Lecturer … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lecturer in Translation Studies and Japanese Language

Department of the Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea Faculty of Languages and Cultures £32,862 – £47,187 p.a inclusive of London Allowance Vacancy No: 000645 The Department of the Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea, invites applications for … Continue reading

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Podcast Recommendation: TBS文科系トークラジオLife

I am heart-broken that the radio show Suntory Saturday Waiting Bar Avanti ended–it was one of my favorite podcasts. To fill the gap for Japanese podcasts about culture, I’ve started listening to a new podcast: TBS文科系トークラジオLife (Life: TBS Cultural Talk-Radio). It’s sort of like This American Life in that that hosts discuss topics centered around a theme, but instead of going out to record stories like Avanti did and TAL does, they just talk with their guests. Continue reading

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