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Book Announcement: The Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita Kunio

The Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita Kunio Yanagita Kunio (1875–1962) was a public intellectual who played a pivotal role in shaping modern Japan’s cultural identity. A self-taught folk scholar and elite bureaucrat, he promoted … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Myōtei Dialogues: A Japanese Christian Critique of Native Traditions

The Myōtei Dialogues A Japanese Christian Critique of Native Traditions http://www.brill.com/products/book/myotei-dialogues The Myōtei Dialogues is the first complete English translation one of the most important works of early Japanese Christianity. Fukansai Habian’s Myōtei mondō (1605) presents a sharp critique of … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

2nd Annual Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference Dates: June 3-9, 2016 Location: Ripton, Vermont Application Period: November 1-March 15 Rolling admissions Apply early Space is limited Literary translation is, as its name suggests, the translation of a literary work such as … Continue reading

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What can you do with a BA in Japanese? Welcome to the Wonderful World of Patent Law

[Today’s post is by a graduate of Gettysburg College who spent several years working in the patent field. Here she introduces the various opportunities that graduates with skills in Japanese and a variety of other fields can take advantage of to … Continue reading

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12th Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring JapaneseEnglish Translators

Organized and funded by: NPO Japan Association of Translators (JAT) Open to: Anyone with fewer than three years’ experience as a professional translator JAT membership not required Previous entrants (except winners) are welcome to enter again Divisions: Japanese-to-English, English-to-Japanese Entry … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The 2nd East Asian Translation Studies Conference (EATS 2)

The 2nd East Asian Translation Studies Conference (EATS 2) 9 and 10 July 2016 Tokyo, Japan Keynote Speakers: Prof Mona Baker (The University of Manchester, UK) http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/Mona.baker/ Prof Keijiro Suga (Meiji University, Japan) http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/undergraduate/science/faculty.html Call for Papers Conference Theme: “Constructing/Deconstructing East Asia” This Conference … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A Cultural History of Translation in Early Modern Japan

The translation of texts has played a formative role in Japan’s history of cultural exchange as well as the development of literature, and indigenous legal and religious systems. This is the first book of its kind, however, to offer a … Continue reading

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