Category Archives: Japanese

Advanced Japanese for Technical and Business Professions

I am taking a Japanese language research class taught by Michio Tsutsui, the co-author of the “Dictionary of… Japanese Grammar” series published by the Japan Times – easily the best reference books I encountered during my study of the language, and even more remarkably, not yet rendered obsolete by the digital revolution. The class is […]

Translation as Detour: From Genji to 1Q84

Griffith and Patricia Way Lecture 2010 – “Translation as Detour: From Genji to 1Q84″ – a talk by Jay Rubin, Harvard University Professor of Japanese Literature Emeritus Monday May 10, 2010 at University of Washington More info at