Photo by Mimi Okabe (Kyoto, Japan)

Photo by Mimi Okabe (Kyoto, Japan)

Japanese-to English Translation

JAPAN 429|Fall 2019

Syllabus | Class and Reading Schedule

This is an introductory course in translation from Japanese into English, and is designed for those who have no translation background. The main objective is to practice translation of both literary and non-literary texts. The focus of the course is placed on accurate comprehension of Japanese texts and clear and precise writing in English. Students will be engaged in individual and group-projects dealing with actual translation problems.