Community "Japan" Events
Date & Time: Saturday, September 28 9am to 5:00pm
Location: Kent State University, Satterfield Hall 311/313
Address: 475 Janik Drive, Kent, OH 44242
Campus Map: https://www.kent.edu/maps
This workshop offers an overview of the different forms of translation technology, including a discussion of their roles in the language industry and their impacts on translation workflows. The instructor will introduce three most important arenas where technology assists translation in the translation workflow: terminology, translation memory, and integrated machine translation. The attendees will have an opportunity to learn the concepts behind these technologies and explore/experiment translation memory system through hands-on activities.
What will you learn?
9:00 am to 9:30 am Registration
9:30 am to 12:30 pm Morning Session
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Afternoon Session
*The schedule is subject to change.
Loubna Bilali is an Assistant Professor of Translation Studies at Kent State University. She is originally from Morocco, Loubna holds a Ph.D. in Translation with a focus on localization from Kent State University, a Master’s degree in Translation (French-English) also from KSU, and a Master’s Degree in Cross-Cultural Communication and Translation from Chouaib Doukkali University in Morocco. Loubna teaches translation technology courses in the MA in Translation Studies (onsite and online), and intercultural communication courses for the Bachelor of Science in Translation. Her research interests are varied, including localization training, terminology management, corpus-based research, and translation pedagogy.
For more information and to register, visit https://jat.org/events/event/translation-technology-what-why-and-how
OSU East Asian Studies Center presents:
Film screening & director comments
Day of the Western Sunrise
Keith Reimink, Director & Producer
10:00am - 12:30pm (All)
12:30 - 2:00pm (NCTA Alumni)
Film: Free and open to the public.
Flyer: Sept 28 Flyer.pdf
Teacher registration: Link
Day of the Western Sunrise is an animated documentary by DALIBORKAfilms in the Japanese storytelling method kamishibai, which uses hand drawn visuals and 3D stills with narration. The film follows the crew of the fishing vessel, Daigo Fukuryu Marū (Lucky Dragon No. 5) on their search for tuna. On March 1, 1954, the crew survived the Castle Bravo thermonucluer test in the Pacific Ocean by the United States, which was the largest explosion known. The events of the explosion as well as the lasting impact on the crew’s lives are retold through interviews of the surviving crew and narration.
Film Screening and Director's Introduction/Comments are free and open to the public (no registration necessary).
Educators: To receive CEU's for the event, register at: Teacher Registration Link
NCTA Alumni: As a special NCTA Alumni event, receive a DVD of the film, the educator toolkit and lunch. Register by Sept. 13 at: NCTA Alumni Registration Link
This event is supported by the University of Pittsburgh NCTA national coordinating site, Asian Studies Center, University Center for International Studies and a U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grant to The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center.
After completing University degrees in The Fine Arts and Education bonsai professional Adam Jones arranged to build his cultural appreciation and world knowledge by spending a number of years teaching English in various countries throughout Asia. During those years he fell in love with the Japanese culture, particularly bonsai. After completing a five-year apprenticeship at one of the most renowned bonsai gardens in Japan, Mansei-En, located in the Omiya Bonsai-cho, Adam received certification as a bonsai professional from the Nippon Bonsai Association.
In 2018 Adam opened his own bonsai nursery in Ami-mach, Ibaraki Japan making him the first Western born bonsai professional to operate a garden in Japan. At his garden, Tree House Bonsai, Adam combines his unique background in education and Art with the traditional aesthetics of Japanese bonsai to create works of Bonsai Art that bridge the worlds of east and west. Adam strives to help western bonsai enthusiast overcome the linguistic and cultural barriers most visitors to Japan find difficult in order to provide them with a truly memorable experience, and help spread the joy and art of Japanese bonsai throughout the world.
Japanese Automotive Translation & Interpreting Seminar
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