Seth Yarden

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Seth Yarden

Born on July 27, 1968 in Rhinebeck, NY.
Graduated in 1990 from Hampshire College (Amherst, MA), with a Bachelor of Arts degree (majoring in filmmaking and Russian literature).
Languages: Japanese and French

From January 1996 to October 2011, resided in Kyoto, Japan.
Japanese-to-English translator since 1999.

While currently focused on the translation of texts relating to contemporary Japanese art, culture and religion, I have been active in a wide variety of fields. In recent years, I have completed translations of technical manuals, a book on surfactants (chemistry), an introduction to early Japanese feminism, numerous artist’s books and a suspense novel.
I feel that this broad experience enables me to handle many different kinds of materials and situations, and...
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