Tag Archives: foreign language

Fun Link Friday: Is Japanese the most difficult language?

The Language Nerds blog recently posted an article summarizing reports from The Foreign Service Institute of the US Department of State, categorizing world languages and their difficulty (namely, the amount of time officials have to spend learning them). The categories … 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: Foreign Service Officer, June 2013 Testing [US Citizens]

Scheduling begins May 6, 2013 Overseas Deadline: May 28, 2013* TEST DATE: June 8-15, 2013 The Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) is administered three times each year, each time for a period, or “window”, of eight days. Candidates who are … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Special Collections Assistant V, Princeton University Library

Institution: Princeton University Location: Princeton, NJ Posted: 03/15/2013 Application Due: Open Until Filled Education: Bachelor’s degree, foreign language Position Summary: The Cotsen Children’s Library, the collection of rare illustrated children’s books, music, manuscripts, prints, and objects within the Department of … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Kentucky Foreign Language Conference

April 19-21, 2012 University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky CALL FOR PAPERS East Asian (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) Studies Deadline for submission of abstracts: November 15 The 65th annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC) will feature sessions devoted to the presentations … Continue reading

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64th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference

For those interested in foreign language and linguistics, check out the 64th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. There’s a call for papers with an extended deadline until November 15th, but registration just to attend in April is also open. There … Continue reading

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