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.

Speaker: Peter Sharpe (lexicographer, linguist)

Special Guest: Ruth Stevens (founding member of SWET)

Date: June 30, 2013 (Sunday)

Time: 4:00–8:00 p.m.

Place: Wesley Center (6-10-7 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo <Map>); Room 205

Please Note: the venue may change; so BE SURE...

Date: April 25, 2013 (Thursday)

Time: 6:30–9:00 p.m.

Place: Wesley Center (6-10-7 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo); Room 205. (Map)

Fee: no charge; SWET members and non-members welcome

For further information January 25, 2013: SWET 2013 New Year's Party (Tokyo)

Featuring dishes from Japanese Farm Food and a talk by author Nancy Singleton Hachisu

Date: January 25, 2013 (Friday)

Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Place: Wesley Center (6-10-7 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo Map); Room 205

Fee: ¥3,000 per person members and non-members...

 

Date & Time: December 8th, 2012, doors open at 6 p.m., starts at 6.30 p.m.

Location: Pizzeria Va Booo (Map)  (We have the entire restaurant to ourselves, so it'll be a non-smoking event.)

Address: 5-13-12 Nishitenma, Kita-ku, Osaka (大阪府大阪市北区西天満5-13-12)

Getting there:...

What Every Professional Writer and Translator Needs to Know

Speaker: Eric Johnston Date: Saturday 8th December 2012 Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. (followed by the bonenkai starting nearby at 6.30 p.m.) Fee: 1,000 yen SWET, JAT members and students; 1,500 yen non-members Place: Yamanishi...

Speaker: Naomi Pollock Place: Wesley Center (6-10-7 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo). (Map) Date: Sunday, October 21, 2012 Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m. Attendance Fee: 1,000 yen for SWET members; 1,500 yen for non-members

For further information write to info[at]swet.jp. September 23, 2012: Kansai: Magic Words Creative Writing Workshop

Leader: Rebecca Otowa Date: Sunday, September 23, 2012 (followed by early dinner) Time: 13:30-16:30 Fee: 2,000 yen for JAT/SWET members; 2,500 for non-members Place: Kyoto Otani Hall Meeting Room #3 (map) Address: 〒600-8164 京都市下京区諏訪町通六条下る上柳町215 (10 minutes' walk from JR Kyoto Stn) Reservations:...

Speaker: Alexander O. Smith Place: Wesley Center (6-10-7 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo) 東京都港区南青山6-10-7 (Map) Date: Sunday, September 16, 2012 Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m. Attendance Fee: 1,000 yen for SWET members; 1,500 yen for non-members; special student rate, 500 yen.

For further...

SWET member Lynne Riggs will give a workshop with presentation and demonstration at JAT on September 8, 2012, on Writing Skills in Translation (Turning a Rough Draft into Effective English). Details here.

 

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CHASING STORIES: TWO JOURNALISTS ON THE RUN

with Lucy Birmingham and David McNeill

CELEBRATE the summer in good SWET company with a good food and drink catered by To the Moon and Back.

MEET two dynamic Japan-based journalists discussing their writing,...