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Japan Writers Conference Update

Japan Writers Conference Update

Date: October 24 and 25, 2015
Place: Kobe Women's University, Suma Campus

The organizers of the Japan Writers Conference report that they received a great selection of presentation proposals again this year and promise a full and stimulating event, with new topics, new faces, and several panel discussions on all sorts of things.

Announcement... more

One-Day Literary Translation Workshop in Tokyo

One-Day Literary Translation Workshop in Tokyo

Translation and Japanese Literary Studies

An International Workshop Presented by the Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 13:30-17:30
Room 301, Building 10, Sophia University


The third workshop under the collaborative research project “Japanese Text in Motion” (lead investigator: Shion KONO) will... more

Two SWET Summer Parties

Two SWET Summer Parties

People interested in the SWET community of wordsmiths are invited to our annual summer social events, happening in both Kanto and Kansai.

Please see details for the SWET/JAT Summer Party 2015 and the SWET Tokyo Summer Party and Special Lecture.

See you there!

Sincerely,

SWET Staff
 

June SWET Talk Shop: Translation Workshop Journalism

June SWET Talk Shop: Translation Workshop Journalism

Date: June 17, 2015 (Wednesday)

Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo; Use the A2 exit of Jinbocho subway station; turn left at street level and walk about 12 steps; look for the (very) small “Books on Japan” flag over the doorway and a narrow stairway leading up to the library on the second floor.
Fee: No... more

Meeting of the Central Japan Literature Society

Meeting of the Central Japan Literature Society

The Central Japan Literature Society announces its inaugural event, details below. Please join them for an afternoon of discussion and sharing involving literary works. (For this meeting, most work will be in English; other languages are possible if accompanied by English or Japanese translations.)  This meeting is open to everyone; all are... more

Writers in Kyoto: Launch in Spring 2015

Writers in Kyoto: Launch in Spring 2015

Writers in Kyoto will be launched on April 19 with a talk by Amy Chavez of Japan Times and Rocket News fame.  Her title is ‘Things I wish someone had told me before becoming a freelance writer in Japan’, and the talk is open to everyone.  (Place: Roars Pub http://r.gnavi.co.jp/h7depb720000/, talk starts at 5.00.  Drinks available beforehand... more