Members of the Japanese Studies and Translation and Interpreting Studies communities at LLCL were deeply engaged with a joint presentation from the Faculty Visiting Distinguished Scholar Prof. Kayoko Takeda (Rikkyo University, Japan), Marc Orlando (T & I) and Beatrice Trefalt (Japanese/ Asian Studies).
Their presentation, entitled INTERPRETING IN ZONES OF CONFLICT, included discussion about the roles and status of interpreters through history; the changing conceptions of the role of interpreters and translators for the Japanese Imperial army; and the historical context of B and C class war crimes trials in the Asian region after World War II.
Thanks to Bea and Marc for organising the events, and to the Faculty of Arts for its generous sponsorship. Thanks also go to Prof Takeda for travelling to Monash for this collaborative project. We look forward to further interactions!
18 March JSC Seminar Photos
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2015 Seminar Series News
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PhD Seminars in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics: 24 September 2014
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Joint Seminar: JSC, MAI and ACMS Research Cluster 22 August 2014
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Photographs from the JSC, LLCL and SOPHIS public lecture 13 August 2014
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Sonic Japan Digital Respository
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Photographs from 9 April Seminar: Securing Global Talent, A/Prof Nana Oishi
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Prof. Kayoko TAKEDA: Faculty Distinguished Visiting Scholar
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Seminar Series, Semester 1 2014
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The Restoration of Rogan-en
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Japan, Australia and the global context: Connections across languages and societies
A Symposium in honour of Helen Marriott.
Presented by the Japanese Studies Centre and the Language and Society Centre –
15th March, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 5:30pm