Tag Archives: translation

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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Job Opening: Administrative Assistant, Economic Section, Embassy of Japan DC

Via the JETWit Jobs mailing list. Institution: Embassy of Japan Location: Washington DC Education: BA or equivalent experience Opening date: May 10, 2014 The Embassy of Japan is seeking an individual for the position of Administrative Assistant in the Economic … 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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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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