Tag Archives: Japanese

Resources: Translation and Interpretation

In the past, we’ve featured a number of articles on breaking into the field of translation or interpretation, and an important part of any career course in these areas is being aware of organizations and events relevant to that work. … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Yoisho!

People pulling one of the parade floats at Gion Matsuri back in 2010. Photo by Travis. There sure are a ton of “expressions that appear to be a common part of everyday Japanese life but are not usually taught in … Continue reading

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Job Opening: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships in the School of Modern Languages & Cultures, Durham University The School of Modern Languages and Cultures invites expressions of interest from outstanding candidates who wish to apply for a prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship through Durham University. We welcome … Continue reading

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Funding: 2018 Blakemore Freeman Fellowships

2018 Blakemore Freeman Fellowship Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of full-time, intensive language study of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Khmer or Burmese at the advanced level in approved language programs in East or Southeast Asia. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Critical Language Mentor Research Associate

EXIGER DUE DILLEGENCE Exiger assists organizations worldwide with practical advice and technology solutions to prevent compliance breaches, respond to risk, remediate major issues and monitor ongoing business activities. Exiger has a current need for Hebrew, Korean, Dutch and Japanese proficient candidates. Reading comprehension … Continue reading

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What can you do with a BA in Japanese? The Struggles and Successes of Translating Mobile Apps

Starting to study Japanese in undergrad or high school, I think a lot of us imagine translating our favorite Japanese video games, anime, and movies. When I started studying Japanese in college I had a vague image of my future … Continue reading

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Preparing for and Making the Most of Your Research Year(s) Abroad

  For those of us pursuing advanced degrees in Japanese, going abroad for graduate research is often an exciting time full of possibilities. If you’re fortunate enough to have obtained substantial funding from a fellowship or your university, finally there … Continue reading

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