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The Power of Translation: Who’s Afraid of Poetry?

The Global Japanese Studies Model Unit will organize the lectures by Dr. Thomas McAuley (Lecturer, The University of Shefield) and Dr. Janine Beichman (Professor Emerita, Daito Bunka University) , who have been actively translating Japanese Waka and Tanka.

Following to the lectures, we will provide an opportunity of the translation contest (Honyaku Awase) like a poetry contest (Uta Awase), and exploring the possibility of translation through discussion.

Event Overview

Title: The Power of Translation: Who’s Afraid of Poetry?
Day&Time:November 15 (Fri) 2:50pm-5:40pm
Venue: Conference Room #1, Bldg.33, Toyama Campus, Waseda University
Organizer: Waseda RILAS Research Area-Transdisciplinary Research for Creative Writing and Translation
Co-Organizer:
Top Global University Project Global Japanese Studies, Waseda University
Waseda RILAS Research Area-Ryusaku Tsunoda Center of Japanese Culture
JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 16K02377, Principal Investigator; Prof. Hidenori Jinno

Lecturers:
Dr. Thomas McAuley (Lecturer, The University of Shefield)
Dr. Janine Beichman (Professor Emerita, Daito Bunka University)

Speakers:
Dr. Andrew Houwen (Associate Professor, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University)
Dr. Loren Waller (Ph.D. Candidate, Yale University)

Opening Remarks: Fumihito Ando (Professor, Waseda University)
Closing Remarks: Hidenori Jinno (Professor, Waseda University)
Moderator: Machiko Midorikawa (Part-time Lecturer, Waseda University)
Organizer: Machiko Midorikawa (Part-time Lecturer, Waseda University)
Coordinator: Makiko Tsuneda (Guest Assistant Professor, Waseda University)

Language: Lecture-English / Workshop & Discussion-Japanese and English
Participants: Student, Faculty and General Public
Free of Charge / No Reservation Required
Contact: Administrative Office, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University 03-3203-4381

For more details, please refer to the flyer below.

Dates
  • 1115

    FRI
    2019

Place

Conference Room #1, Bldg.33 3F, Toyama Campus, Waseda University

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Wed, 09 Oct 2019

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