Tag Archives: Japanese

Call for Papers: 28th International Japanese-English Translation Conference

28th International Japanese-English Translation Conference (IJET-28) Call for Papers (会議報告者の募集) Date: April 8-9, 2017. Pre-conference workshops and a pre-conference dinner will be held on April 7. Venue: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA (https://www.osu.edu/) Deadline for abstracts: August 1, … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Learning Japanese through Instagram Flashcards

Using flashcards with words on them is one thing, but they don’t always give you the kind of vocabulary you may need when you actually hit the ground in Japan: visual. If you’re looking for a fun new way to … Continue reading

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Resource: Learning classical Japanese through Taketori Monogatari

The scholars of the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Ohio State University have produced a wonderful website for studying and practicing classical Japanese: Taketori Monogatari. The website dissects passages from this classic tenth-century tale (known in English as … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: ABC Dictionary of Ancient Japanese Phonograms

University of Hawai’i Press has just published John R. Bentley’s ABC Dictionary of Ancient Japanese Phonograms, the first comprehensive dictionary of man’yōgana. It is the ninth entry in the ABC Chinese Dictionary Series edited by Victor Mair. The 600-page volume is … Continue reading

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Workshop: 2016 Reading Kuzushiji Workshop

The Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2016 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 13th-17th and will be led by Professor Ken’ichiro Aratake of Tohoku University’s Northeast Asia … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Research/Assistant Correspondent (full time), Mainichi

 Position: Researcher / Assistant Correspondent (full time) General Description: The Mainichi Newspapers Los Angeles Bureau seeks a full time Researcher / Assistant Correspondent. The Mainichi Newspapers is a major daily Japanese newspaper printed in Japan with over 4 million readers.  … Continue reading

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Funding: Isaac Alfred Ailion Foundation Fellowship

We are happy to announce that the Isaac Alfred Ailion Foundation now accepts applications for fellowships at Leiden University’s Asian Library. All information can be found on the website at  http://library.leiden.edu/special-collections/scaliger-institute/research/isaac-alfred-ailion-fellowship.html The closing date for applying for the Isaac Alfred … Continue reading

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