November 29, 2013
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
November 19, 2013
(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
November 17, 2013
The November 2013 issue of Artscape Japan is now up on the Artscape Japan website and can be viewed at:
The next issue will be uploaded on December 2.
This month's issue also features these new articles:
September 19, 2013
The Tributes section of the SWET website is now live. Here you will find tributes honoring SWET members and notables in the Japanese writing and translating fields who have passed away. We miss them and want to remember their achievements and their contributions.
You can navigate to the Tributes section by choosing the drop-down menu under... more
August 31, 2013
Shogo Oketani and Leza Lowitz will have a debut YA novel coming out in November. Jet Black and the Ninja Wind is up on Simon & Schuster's Carousel.
It's about a female ninja, but really about Japan's indigenous Emishi tribes and their fight to save their land. The Navajo Code Talkers also play an important role. The two tribes come together... more
August 20, 2013
International House Library New Series: Reading about Japan
Roger Buckley reads “Fireworks” and unpublished works by Angela Carter
Thursday, September 26, 2013, 7:00 pm
International House of Japan Library
Language: English (without Japanese interpretation)
Admission: Members and library members free, non-members 500 yen... more
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