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Kyoto Journal Reviews Judith Clancy’s Machiya Restaurant Guide

Kyoto Journal Reviews Judith Clancy’s Machiya Restaurant Guide

The Kyoto Journal's Michael Lambe has just presented a restaurant guide by Judith Clancy, titled Kyoto Machiya Restaurant Guide: Affordable Dining in Traditional Townhouse Spaces. For the in-depth story of how the book came into being, see the three-part SWET interview with the author, publisher, and photographer here.

The book outlines... more

International Thriller Japantown Receives Warm Welcome

International Thriller Japantown Receives Warm Welcome

When Barry Lancet launched the first in what he envisioned as a mystery/thriller series exploring the high culture and low underbelly of Japan, he had no idea what to expect. By the first week of publication, Japantown was scheduled for a fourth printing and had been optioned for a TV series by J. J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions of Lost... more

December 2013 Issue of Artscape Japan Now Out

December 2013 Issue of Artscape Japan Now Out

Artscape Japan has just announced that their December 2013 issue is now out and can be accessed at http://www.dnp.co.jp/artscape/eng/.

This month's issue features these new articles:

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Your Portrait: A Tetsumi Kudo Retrospective, by Christopher Stephens

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Revisiting Morimura, Rembrandt, and the Hara Museum, by Lucy Birmingham... more

Call for Contributions by the Journal of Specialised Translation: For a January 2015 Issue

Call for Contributions by the Journal of Specialised Translation: For a January 2015 Issue

The Journal of Specialised Translation has recently announced a call for contributions for their next non-thematic issue in January 2015.

The journal is inviting innovative critical contributions dealing with any area or aspect of specialized translation, in particular: Features regarding specialized language; general and practical issues... more

William Weaver, writer about translation, passes away

William Weaver, writer about translation, passes away

(Photo by Doug Baz/Bard College)

Among writings on translation, its process and practice, William Weaver's essay on "The Process of Translation," included in The Craft of Translation edited by John Biguenet and Rainer Schulte (Chicago University Press), and the lively interview published in The Paris Review (Spring 2002) “The Art of... more

Artscape Japan November 2013 Issue Out

Artscape Japan November 2013 Issue Out

The November 2013 issue of Artscape Japan is now up on the Artscape Japan website and can be viewed at:

http://www.dnp.co.jp/artscape/eng/

The next issue will be uploaded on December 2.

This month's issue also features these new articles:

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A Few of His Favorite Things: Folk Art that Inspired the Modern Designs of Sori Yanagi... more