After working as a professional translator in Japan, Judy Wakabayashi received her Ph.D. from the University of Queensland in 1993. She taught Japanese-English translation at the graduate level in Australia before moving to Kent State University. Her research interests include Japanese studies, the history of translation in Japan, translation theory, and the pedagogy of translation. Dr Wakabayashi currently teaches graduate courses in Japanese-English translation and translation history. Accredited as an Advanced Translator (Japanese-English) by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters in Australia, Dr Wakabayashi is the co-editor of Asian Translation Traditions (2005), Decentering Translation Studies: India and Beyond (2009), Translation and Translation Studies in the Japanese Context (2012), author of various articles and chapters on translation, and translator of several non-fiction books.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS:
The History of Translation in Japan
Histories of Translation
OFFICEApplied Linguistics, Institute for
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies
OFFICE HOURSFall 2014:
- Monday 2:00-3:00 p.m.
- Tuesday 2:00-3:00 p.m.
- Wednesday 2:00-3:00 p.m.
- Thursday 2:00-4:00 p.m.
- And by appointment
CONTACT INFOPhone: 330-672-1819
COURSES TEACHINGFall 2013
- JAPN 45421 - 001 Japanese Culture
- JAPN 65010 - 001 Practice Japanese Translation
- JAPN 65240 - 001 Lit And Cultural Translation
- JAPN 65251 - 001 Sci - Tech - Med Translation
- JAPN 65979 - 001 Case Study In Translation