In and Out of Japanese: A Dialogue
Part of the ongoing series on literary translation, Boston University is pleased to welcome Motoyuki Shibata and J. Keith Vincent, both scholars of Japanese literature. They will discuss their experiences translating American literature into Japanese, and Japanese literature into English.
This talk is free and open to the public.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.