Ensuring women are not lost in translation

Books Nov 25, 2017

Ensuring women are not lost in translation

by Iain Maloney

The literary arts are mainly solitary activities. Wordsmiths are, however, social animals and — the odd Pynchon aside — seek out the company of the rest of the species. This is one of the motivating factors behind the formation of a new collective, Strong Women, ...

Translators bring work by foreign peace activists to Japanese readers

National Oct 27, 2015

Translators bring work by foreign peace activists to Japanese readers

Though there are many pacifist campaign groups worldwide, their efforts often go unnoticed in Japan due to the language barrier. A group of translators is seeking to change that by translating into Japanese reports produced by foreign journalists and lobbyists pushing for peace. "Information announced by ...