Working languages:
Japanese to English

Karen Sandness

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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
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Experience Registered at Sep 1999. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Translation from Japanese to English,
preferably in the humanities and social
sciences, although I have done a considerable
amount of technical translation as well, mostly in
the area of computers.
(I don't do medical, pharmaceutical, or
chemical translations, however.)
I also have a basic knowledge of Chinese and
enjoy doing China-related translations.

Ph.D. in linguistics, with a concentration in
the history of the Japanese language, Yale
University, 1982.
Dissertation research at Ochanomizu Women's
University, Tokyo, Japan.
Twelve years experience teaching Japanese on
the college level.
Free-lance translator and English-language
editor since 1993, working for clients in the
United States and Japan.
Three book-length translations, including the
recently published *The Nanjing Massacre: A
Japanese Journalist Confronts Japan's National
Shame* by Katsuichi Honda (M.E. Sharpe, 1999)

Profile last updated
Nov 29, 2013

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