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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

SWET Kanto Bonenkai

SWET Kanto Bonenkai

It's bonenkai season! It's that time of year when we can finally say cheers to another year of wordcraft. Here is some information on the respective SWET bonenkai parties being held in the Kanto and Kansai regions.

Kanto

Date: December 26, 2016 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Fee: Potluck and BYOB
RSVP: Please let us know you are coming!
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SWET Talk Shop: November 16

SWET Talk Shop: November 16

Professional Proofreading, "Koetsu Gal," and Us

If you feel that your craft and work as a proofreader or copyeditor never get(s) any respect or appreciation, think of SWET as a community that is there for you. The currently running NTV weekly drama “Koetsu Gal” might even raise a small amount of awareness about our craft. 

Whether we... more