Past Events

Past event notices are listed here in chronological order. Detailed summaries or reports of most past events have been published in the SWET Newsletter between February 1981 until April 2012; for these older events, check the Newsletter Archive.

Wordsmiths of Yokohama Guests: Ruth and John McCreery, Richard Medhurst, and Louise Heal Kawai Moderator: Frank Walter Time: 9:30 a.m.–12:00 noon JST

We are pleased to welcome four wordsmiths residing in Yokohama for our July SWET Talk Shop Online. We will meet again on a...

Three Wordsmiths of Northern Nagano Brenda Kaneta, Hart Larrabee, and Susan Murata Our June SWET Talk Shop Online will be held on a Sunday morning Japan time to accommodate participants from other parts of the world as much as possible. We are...

Three Wordsmiths of Northern Kanto: Janine Beichman, Victoria Oyama, and Alison Watts

 

Our May SWET Talk Shop Online will be held on a Sunday morning to accommodate participants in the U.S. We are pleased...

Time: 6:30–9:00 p.m. (main talk starts at 7:00) Place: Participation via Zoom (see below for sign-up info).

RSVP: E-mail us at SWET Events to sign up for information on how to access the Zoom meeting. 

These days, major brands...

***Meeting as planned***

Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m. 

Place: Book House Café, Jinbocho, 2nd Floor, Osetsushitsu

http://bookhousecafe.jp/

See website for map; come out from Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Look for the SWET signs.

Fee:...

Special Guest: Rochelle Kopp

Date: February 12, 2020 (Wed.) Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m. (Talk begins at 7:00) Place: Book House Café, Jinbocho, First Floor, Gulliver Room http://bookhousecafe.jp/ See website for map; come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the...

Where did 2019 go? The Tokyo (and Sapporo <g>) Olympics will be upon us sooner than we think. In the meantime, it’s time for the annual gathering of local wordsmiths in Kansai. Catch up with friends and colleagues, and make...

Wheelchair User or Wheelchair-bound?: Writing about People with Disabilities

 

Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019 Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Venue: 兵庫県私学会館 (Hyogoken Shigaku Kaikan) Room 205: SWET (Just north of Motomachi Station, also walkable from Sannomiya Station) https://goo.gl/maps/DTh339zZu5e3xvL98

Cost: 500 yen for SWET...

Special Guest: Ruth Stevens

Date: November 20, 2019 Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m. (Talk begins at 7:00) Place: Book House Café, Jinbocho, Second Floor Osetsushitsu http://bookhousecafe.jp/ See website for map; come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa...

Date: November 4 (Mon.) 

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Place: Kamakura Brunch Kitchen

http://www.brunch-kitchen-kamakura.com/

Cost: Around ¥2,000. See the prices on the menu at the website above.

It seems that quite a number of SWET members live in or near the Shonan area, and many...