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.

Date: March 18 (Wednesday) Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m. Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo; right outside the A2 exit of Jinbocho subway (Toei); http://www.booksonjapan.org/location/ RSVP: Please let us know if you plan to come by emailing us at March 15, 2015: Kobe JAT Event: Police Interpreting

Speaker: Makoto Shimizu, Kansai Judicial Interpreters Training Institute

Date: Sunday 15th March 2015

Time: 2:30–4:30 p.m. (followed by networking dinner nearby)

Fee: 1,000 yen for JAT members, 1,500 for non-members

Venue: Hyogoken Shigaku Kaikan, 3 minutes north of JR/Hanshin Motomachi Sta., 7-minute walk from...

Led by Rebecca Otowa, author of At Home in Japan and My Awesome Japan Adventure.

Get that blood flowing again—to your brain as well as your extremities—with a brisk walk followed by a writing-and-sharing session. We'll meet...

Date: February 18 (Wednesday) Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m. Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo; right outside the A2 exit of Jinbocho subway (Toei); http://www.booksonjapan.org/location/ RSVP: Please let us know if you plan to come by emailing us at January 21, 2015: January SWET Talk Shop: Planning SWET in 2015

Date: January 21 (Wednesday) Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m. Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo; right outside the A2 exit of Jinbocho subway (Toei); http://www.booksonjapan.org/location/ RSVP: Please let us know if you plan to come by emailing us at December 28, 2014: Bay Area SWETers, JATers, and Friends Gathering

Date: Sunday, December 28, 2014 Time: 4:00 p.m. Place: Oakland, CA area (contact SWET for directions): events@swet.jp Refreshments: Potluck nibbles or beverages (Please contribute!)

Our gathering this year will celebrate accomplishments and welcome the future: the 25th anniversary of Peter Goodman's Stone Bridge Press...

December is now upon us, and with that comes the Tokyo SWET Potluck Bonenkai 2014. Take the chance to come and meet with everyone to see out the old year in true SWET style. Bring your friends, share what you've...

Date: 6 December 2014 (Saturday) Time: 6–9 p.m. (Preceded by a talk and workshop by Juliet Winters Carpenter. Details here.) Venue: Gonbei (権兵衛), Umekita (梅北店) Branch, Umeda, Osaka Tel: 06-6372-6566 (Map) Address: 大阪府大阪市北区芝田2-3-23 メイプル芝田B1 (5 minutes' walk from...

 

Part One: Talk on translating The Fall of Language in the Age of English Part Two: Translation workshop

Speaker: Juliet Winters Carpenter Date: 6 December 2014 (Saturday) Time: 2.30–4.30 p.m. (Followed by bonenkai nearby at 6 p.m. Details...

The Challenges of Translating the 1866-67 Travel Journal of Nakai Hiromu

Speaker: Eleanor Robinson-Yamaguchi, Aichi Prefectural University Date: 21 September 2014 (Sunday) Time: 2.30-4 p.m. (Followed by a networking dinner nearby at 5 p.m. Details below.) Venue: Yamanishi Fukushi Kaikan, Umeda Tel: 06-6315-1868 (