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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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Job Opening: Nippon.com

The Nippon Communications Foundation (the fellows behind Nippon.com, formerly of Japan Echo) is hiring a Japanese-to-English translator. I have recently posted about Nippon.com my own blog, the awkwardly-titled A Man With Tea. The site contains articles on a wide range … Continue reading

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Job Opening: translator – Songwhale

Songwhale is seeking a qualified part-time English to Japanese translator. The desired candidate must have native-level fluency in both Japanese and English (reading, writing and speaking) and great communication and organizational skills. Send resumes to info@songwhale.com Via: http://www.popcitymedia.com/innovationnews/hiringinpittsburgh010814.aspx

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Conference: 6th Asian Translation Tradition Conference 2014 Translating Asia: Migration and Transgression

Location:       Philippines Asia has been the site of the migration of peoples, texts, and cultures since pre-modern times. These flows have came largely from the “mother” civilizations of the Arabic, Indian, and Chinese peoples and, in the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932 Editor: Yiu, Angela; 280pp. July 2013 Paper – Price: $25.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3801-0 Cloth – Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3662-7 A 29th-century dystopian society seen … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Shoraida – The Rice Paddy Ghosts

We’ve featured Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai on Shinpai Deshou before, but in the spirit of Halloween, I’d like to highlight a story from the region where Hokuriku meets Chubu: The great Hida mountain range of stretches between Gifu and Nagano prefectures. In … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Translator/Interpreter, Shutterstock

Via JETWit.com. Position: Translator/Interpreter Location: New York City Education: not listed Posted Oct. 9, 2013 Overview: Shutterstock is a global marketplace for digital imagery. They are in search of a bilingual professional to help with the development of our Japanese … Continue reading

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What can you do with a BA in Japanese? How one linguist carved out a niche using Japanese

Today we will be featuring a guest article by Joel Challender, a professional translator and interpreter who will discuss a bit about his career path and the process from the BA onward in the professional field. – Although Japanese language … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Executive Assistant, DENSO

Company: DENSO Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan Area Education: high school / GED Posted: August 23, 2013 Job Description Seeking a bilingual professional fluent in both English and Japanese for high level company executive in Battle Creek, MI, needed to assist with … Continue reading

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Japanese-to-English Translation Basics

Originally posted on Contemporary Japanese Literature:
Once upon a time, when I was an undergraduate, I had the opportunity to take a translation seminar with one of the finest translators of Japanese literature into English. The course texts she selected…

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