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

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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Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize in Japanese Literature, Thought, and Society, 2015

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2015 prize honoring the life and work of our colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society … Continue reading

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Resources: Premodern literature in translation

Recently we posted a guide to several resources for finding Japanese literature in translation, including databases for old and new works and international competitions for translating recent works. As a complement to these sites, today we’re providing a quickie resource … Continue reading

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Resources: Japanese Literature in Translation

In college, when I had a lot more time to read modern and premodern Japanese literature, I often found myself wondering whether certain authors had more works in translation that I could get my hands on, but didn’t know where … Continue reading

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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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