IJET-28 in Columbus

日英翻訳・通訳業界全体の底上げ – Come. Learn. Columbus.

The JAT committee, IJET-28 organizing committee and everyone who participated and attended IJET-28 in Columbus, Ohio wish to thank Ohio State University [] and its East Asian Studies Center for providing us the facilities and every convenience in order to make this another fantastic conference. IJET-28 Columbus would also not have been possible without Translation Business Systems Japan, Honda R&D Americas, Forte Inc., Word Connection, the International Monetary Fund, Kent State University, and with grant and support of the Japan Foundation New York, and The Consulate General of Japan in Detroit.

We all look forward to seeing everyone again in Osaka for IJET-29.

April 8 – 9, 2017
The Ohio State University

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Indra Levy, Stanford University

Conference Overview


Word Limits: Language, Labor, and Love in a Neoliberal Visual World

An exploration into shifts in subtitling practice in an era of worldwide streaming. Over the last two decades, digital subtitling technologies have transformed how subtitles are conceived, created, and consumed.  The digital has meant a new “consumer-level” access to subtitling...

Characterization in Game Localization: Finding Your Voice

Game translation presents a number of challenges not often encountered in other fields. As part of the localization process, the translator not only has the freedom to invent dialogue, but to some extent must do so to produce a quality end product. This session will cover some...

Road Map for Financial Translation

For a translator new to the financial field, navigating through top lines and bottom lines can prove potentially hazardous. With a road map, translating about corporate earnings—the bread and butter of financial translators—should no longer prove daunting. This presentation will...


Did You Know?  05 March 2017

Handouts are now available for the following sessions on the IJET-28 website. You must be logged in to view and download the content. Chris Mellinger: Inside the Translator’s Mind. . . Jim Davis & Emily Shibata-Sato: Hands-on translation Workshop  . . . Jeff King: The Who,...

Pack your Bags and Get Ready for Columbus!

Reminders If you haven't yet, please fill out the Attendee Survey, tell us how we can fine-tune IJET-28 and beyond: IJET Attendee Survey Did You Know? ★ You can print tickets or your invoice for the conference. If you have already set a password for the IJET-28 Conference...

Where is the largest collection of Manga in the United States?

Q: Where is the largest collection of Manga in the United States? A: In Columbus, at The Ohio State University Library! That’s right, Manga-lovers! Not only does The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum house “the world’s largest collection of materials related to cartoons...