September – SWET Talk Shop: Texts for Tourism

Text for Tourism: Knowing the Audience, Tending the Details, Using Good Style (This event will be held in both Japanese and English.)


Date: September 20, 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 for set-up and socializing)
Place: Room 204, Wesley Center, 6-10-11, Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0062. Access map here.

Note the location of the Talk Shop is different this month!
Fee: Free of charge
Inquiries: SWET Events

What kind of writing addresses tourists’ interests and questions? What encourages their understanding? What gets in the way of understanding? What can be done better in writing, translating, and editing tourism-related materials? We hope participants will bring stories from their experiences working on guidebooks, brochures, museum texts, signboards, and the like.