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Book Announcement: Wild Lines and Poetic Travels: A Keijro Suga Reader

Wild Lines and Poetic Travels: A Keijiro Suga Reader Edited by Doug Slaymaker This volume of essays and translations analyzes the prodigious and wide-ranging output of Keijiro Suga. Based in Japan, Keijiro Suga’s works are wide-ranging and multilingual. His volumes … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Gazing at the Moon: Buddhist Poems of Solitude

Gazing at the Moon: Buddhist Poems of Solitude Saigyō Translated by Meredith McKinney Clear and clearer with the moon the heart swells widening out toward what distant end I know not A fresh translation of the classical Buddhist poetry of … Continue reading

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Emerging Translator Mentorship Program (deadline 11/30)

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is offering an Emerging Translator Mentorship Program for 2022, the deadline for which is November 30! The ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program is designed to establish and facilitate a close working relationship between an experienced translator … Continue reading

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Japanese Translation Competitions and Prizes

For those who are looking to test out their translation skills as they level-up their Japanese, I’ve compiled a list of currently active translation prizes and competitions. This includes those that are specific to Japanese translations and those that are … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Flowers Blooming on a Withered Tree: Giun’s Verse Comments on Dōgen’s Treasury of the True Dharma Eye

Flowers Blooming on a Withered Tree: Giun’s Verse Comments on Dōgen’s Treasury of the True Dharma Eye Steven Heine OVERVIEW This book provides a translation and critical bilingual edition on the Verse Comments on the Treasury of the True Dharma Eye. … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Japanese Game Localization

Today we’re featuring a guest post by Sarah Tangney, a translator and editor with experience working in game localization. She received her BA in English with a minor in Japanese from a small liberal arts college in the United States … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Christian Sorcerers on Trial: Records of the 1827 Osaka Incident

Christian Sorcerers on Trial: Records of the 1827 Osaka Incident Translated and with an introduction by Fumiko Miyazaki, Kate Wildman Nakai, and Mark Teeuwen In 1829, three women and three men were paraded through Osaka and crucified. Placards set up … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: 11th International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies, which will be held on July 3rd, 2020 at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Japanese translation workshop at Cardiff University (UK)

JAPANESE TRANSLATION WORKSHOP 13-14 April, 2019, Cardiff University (UK) The School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University, in collaboration with Kurodahan Press, invites applications to participate in a Japanese to English literary translation workshop on 13-14 April, 2019. Translations produced during the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Translator and Interpreter (M&C Tech, Indiana)

Translator and Interpreter Washington, IN 47501 Full-time Position Overview Interpret oral and translate written text from one language into another. Essential Job Functions: Translate written or spoken language, both Japanese and English. Use interpersonal, oral and/or written communication techniques to … Continue reading

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