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IJET-25 Opens to Full Capacity

IJET-25 Opens to Full Capacity

As a reminder to those attending or simply following the event, IJET-25 opens at Tokyo Big Sight on June 21 & 22, 2014 to full capacity.

This is the first-ever IJET to actually be held in Tokyo (many were held in Yokohama), and the event is the world’s largest Japanese-English translation and interpreting hub. Highlights include: Over 50... more

June 2014 Issue of Artscape Available

June 2014 Issue of Artscape Available

The latest issue of this informative journal is now out and can be accessed at Artscape Japan.

This issue features The Classical Beauties of Ukiyo-e, by Christopher Stephens; Training Passion: The Hara Model Railway Museum, by Lucy Birmingham; and Spiritual Worlds at the Photography Museum, by Alan Gleason. (Thanks to Alan Gleason, the... more

Japan Writer’s Conference Presentation Proposal Deadline June 1

Japan Writer’s Conference Presentation Proposal Deadline June 1

The Japan Writers Conference (JWC) will be held on October 25 & 26 at Iwate National University ("Gandai") in the city of Morioka, Iwate Prefecture. 

The deadline for proposals has passed, but be sure to put the event on your calendar for the fall.

Information courtesy of John Gribble and Bern Mulvey, JWC 2014

Event: How Digital Publishing Benefits from Strong Writing, Design, and Editorial Skills

Event: How Digital Publishing Benefits from Strong Writing, Design, and Editorial Skills

On May 28, 2014, veteran professional editor Meg Taylor will talk about adapting publishing to the new online environment. Taylor is the editorial director of the Art Canada Institute, based at Massey College, University of Toronto. In November 2013, the ACI launched a series of 50 online art books, known as the "Online Art Book Project."

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Establishment of the Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize by Cornell University

Establishment of the Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize by Cornell University

The Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University is pleased to announce a prize honoring the life and work of their colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society through the medium of translation. Kyoko Selden's translations and writings ranged widely across such... more

SWET Reminder for Upcoming Events for May 11

SWET Reminder for Upcoming Events for May 11

Upcoming SWET May 11th Events

in Tokyo

Research through Translation: Exploring Edo Society in the Company of a 19th-century Critic: With Kate Wildman Nakai and Umezawa Fumiko

in Kansai

Writing Travel Books: Lunch and an Informal Talk with Judith Clancy

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Kansai: Writing Travel Books - Lunch and an Informal Talk with Judith... more