Now Accepting Proposals for IJET-32

The JAT Board is now accepting proposals for IJET-32, to be held in an English-speaking country in 2021. Prospective Organizing Committees are asked to submit written proposals as follows:

November 5: Submit a simple statement of intent to submit a proposal, indicating tentative IJET city and initial (tentative) committee members currently known.
December 4: Submit a complete proposal containing a budget and all other information shown in section 1-2 of the IJET Manual, which can be found here:

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Translator Perspectives 2019 Now Available

洞察に満ちたエッセー集、翻訳者の目線2019はjat.orgウエブサイトに掲載され、ダウンロード可能になりましたことをお知らせします。

英日・日英の翻訳・通訳に携わっていると、日々無数の問題や難解に直面します。すぐに解決できるものもあれば、そうでないものも多々あります。インターネットは情報の宝庫ですが、検索方法や、得た情報を有効活用する方法を理解する必要があります。スキルの問題でもあり、思考態度の問題でもあります。 今年のアンソロジーには、他の翻訳者や通訳者がどのように問題に対処し、解決策を見出しているか、未だ対策を練っている課題についてなどを述べています。是非お読みになって、役立ててください。そして、来年には皆様ご自身の経験、体験談を寄稿してくださるよう願っています。

リンク: https://jat.org/ja/about/publication/translator-perspectives-2019

 

JATアンソロジー委員会

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SIXTEENTH ANNUAL JAT CONTEST: SOURCE TEXTS AND GUIDELINES (OCT. 1–Oct. 31, 2019)

Contest Guidelines 

This contest is open to anyone with less than total three years’ experience as a professional translator. JAT membership not required. Previous entrants (except winners) are welcome to enter again.

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Join JAT and your translator colleagues in Fukuoka for IJET-31!

Where will you be on June 5 to 7, 2020? If you’re a translator, interpreter, language-oriented company employee, or otherwise involved in the translation and interpreting professions, we hope you’ll join the Japan Association of Translators (JAT) to learn, network, build your skillset, and exchange ideas at the 31st International Japanese-English Translation (IJET) Conference in Fukuoka, Japan. IJET will take place in Elgala Hall in the Tenjin area of central Fukuoka.

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SIXTEENTH ANNUAL JAT CONTEST FOR NEW AND ASPIRING JAPANESE/ENGLISH TRANSLATORS

Seeking to encourage talented people to enter the translation field, JAT is pleased to announce its sixteenth annual Japanese <> English translation contest for new and aspiring translators. The actual passage to be translated is a real-life text—the sort of thing a working commercial translator might well be called upon to do.

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IJET app now available

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2019 JAT Election Results

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2019 JAT election.

A big thank you to this year’s candidates and to everyone who voted.
Congratulations and best of luck in the coming two years to the elected Directors and Auditor, who are to be approved by the membership at the OGM.

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Announcement of 2019 Ordinary General Meeting of the Japan Association of Translators

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JAT ELECTION VOTING ANNOUNCEMENT 2019

Dear JAT Members,

The 2019 JAT Board Election will officially start on June 7, 2019 (0:00:00 JST).
Please take the time to vote and choose those who will help run JAT for the next two years.
You have until 13 June 2019 (22:00:00 JST) to cast your vote.

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JAT 2019 Elections - Candidate Announcement

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** 00:00:00 JST, June 7, Voting in JAT 2019 Board Elections begins  **
** *Election Forum  | Candidacy Statements  |  *Election Ballot Form  **
* Requires member login
You have until 13 June 2019 (22:00:00 JST) to cast your vote.

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Now Accepting Proposals for IJET-31

The JAT board is now accepting proposals for IJET-31, to be held in Japan in 2020. Prospective Organizing Committees are asked to submit a simple statement of intent to submit a proposal, indicating intended location city for IJET and initial (provisional) committee members, as far as currently known. In addition to reviewing the IJET Manual (see section 1-2), please submit your final proposal by June 21st 2019.

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2019 JAT Elections: Call for Candidates [Registration Closed]

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** 22:00:00 JST, May 29 Candidacy Registration Period Closed        **
** Go to the Election Forum for candidate list, statements, and Q&A **
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Fellow JAT members:  
We will begin accepting registrations for JAT’s 2019 Election at 00:00:00 JST on May 16, 2019 until 22:00:00 JST, May 29. Go to https://jat.org/form/jat_2019_board_candidacy (must log in) to declare your candidacy. Read on for more information on what positions are open and for the election schedule.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Election Committee at election@jat.org.

2019 JAT Election Committee
Marian Kinoshita (Chair)
Yumeko Futaki
Ben Tompkins

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Fifteenth Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring Translators: Commentaries from the Judges

Judges Commentaries (Japanese-to-English Division)

James Davis
Ruth McCreery
Ken Wagne

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Fifteenth Annual JAT Contest: Translation of Award Winners and Finalists

Translation of award-winners and finalists (Japanese-to-English Contest)

1st place: E40 Kimberley Morgan
2nd place: E37 Shino Watanabe 
Finalists: E24 Erika Onishi, E34 Manami Matsuo, E35 Simon Pleasants 

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IJET-30 Registration Now Open!

The IJET-30 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open!

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Fifteenth Annual JAT Contest Winners

The winners of the Fifteenth Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring Japanese<>English Translators have been selected as follows:

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Call closed for Spring 2019 eJuku

Thank you very much for your great interest in eJuku.
We have received more than enough applications for this eJuku, and are closing the Call. 

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JAT Spring 2019 J>E eJuku: Call for Participants now available

We are pleased to inform you that the Call for Participants for the
current Spring 2019 eJuku session is now available. 

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Announcing JAT Spring 2019 J>E eJuku

We are pleased to announce that we are holding our next eJuku session as indicated below. For general information on eJuku visit our webpage What is e-Juku?

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