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Book Announcement: Penguin Book of Haiku

The first Penguin anthology of Japanese haiku, in vivid new translations by Adam L. Kern. Now a global poetry, the haiku was originally a Japanese verse form that flourished from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries. Although renowned for its brevity, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Heaven’s Wind (Amatsukaze) – a dual language anthology of contemporary Japanese writing

Edited and translated by Ekuni, Kaori, Kakuta, Mitsuyo, Kuroda, Natsuko, Matsuda, Aoko, Mukoda, Kuniko, Turvill, Angus Heaven’s Wind is a collection of short stories by five of Japan’s leading contemporary authors: Kuniko Mukoda – The Otter; Natsuko Kuroda – Ball, Kaori Ekuni – Summer … Continue reading

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Summer Program: Translation, Intercultural and East Asian Studies at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is delighted to announce a new edition of the Ph.D. Summer School in Translation, Intercultural and East Asian Studies. The Ph.D. Summer School is organized by the Department of Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies, … Continue reading

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Applications Open: Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference 2018

Institution: Middlebury College, Bread Loaf Campus, Location: Ripton, VT Dates: June 1-7, 2018 Deadline: Rolling admissions through February 15. Fees: Application fee, $15; tuition, room, and board, $2,290. Financial aid is available. 4th Annual Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference Literary translation … Continue reading

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Translation Workshop: Murakami, Contemporary Japanese Writing and the English-reading Marketplace

Murakami, Contemporary Japanese Writing and the English-reading Marketplace Translation Workshop at Newcastle University, March 6-7, 2018 The School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University (UK) is hosting an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project on Murakami Haruki. Available in translations … Continue reading

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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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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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