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SWET June Talk: Keeping in Character—From Concept to Product

SWET June Talk: Keeping in Character—From Concept to Product

With Wendy Uchimura


Date: June 21, 2017 (Wed.)
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 for visiting)
Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo;
At the Jinbocho subway stop, go out the A2 exit; at street level, turn left, go 12 steps, and look for a doorway at the left side of the Megane Drug メガネ・ドラッグ store saying... more

SWET May Talk Shop

SWET May Talk Shop

Workshop: Cultural Translation and the Information Gap

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m. for visiting)
Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo; at the Jinbocho subway stop, go out the A2 exit; at street level, turn left, go 12 steps, and look for a doorway at the left side of the Megane... more

Translation and Video Media: A Dialogue with Beth Cary and Taro Goto

Translation and Video Media: A Dialogue with Beth Cary and Taro Goto

Date: April 15, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 4:00–6:00 p.m. (doors open, networking at 3:00)
Place: Room 205, Wesley Center, 6-10-11, Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0062. Access map here.
Fee: ¥500 SWET/JAT/SCBWI members; ¥1,000 non-members
Reservation and Inquiries (日本語 ok): SWET

Topic:
From opposite shores of the Pacific, Taro Goto and... more

SWET Talk Shop: “Wandering Rooster,” Editing Anywhere

SWET Talk Shop: “Wandering Rooster,” Editing Anywhere

Visitor: Katherine (Roo) Heins, freelance editor, proofreader, tea ceremony teacher and martial artist.

Date: March 15, 2017 (Wed.)
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo;
At the Jinbocho subway stop, go out the A2 exit; at street level, turn left, go 12 steps, and look for a doorway at the left side of the... more

SWET Talk Shop: February 22, Tokyo

SWET Talk Shop: February 22, Tokyo

Ideas and Plans for 2017

• Events (plenty of ideas*; making them happen)
• Greater interactivity on the SWET website
• Compiling Wordcraft: The SWET Files 2017

Date: February 22, 2017 (Wed.)
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo.
At the Jinbocho subway stop, go out the A2 exit; at street level, turn left, go... more

Kansai: Working with Japanese Translation Agencies

Kansai: Working with Japanese Translation Agencies

Presenter: Alex Farrell

Date: February 12, 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 2:00–5:00 p.m. (followed by dinner nearby; details to come)
Place: Room 1, TKP Kyoto Shijo-Karasuma Kaigishitsu, Imon-Shijo Bldg, 7F (access map: http://www.kashikaigishitsu.net/facilitys/kg-kyoto-shijokarasuma/access/)
Fee: ¥1,000 SWET/JAT members; 1,500 yen JTF members, 2,500 yen... more