17th Contest ID Numbers Issued

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17th Contest Submissions are now closed

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Seventeenth Annual JAT Contest: Source Texts and Guidelines (OCT. 1–31, 2020)

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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Invitation email for Online PROJECT 2020

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Seventeenth 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 seventeenth 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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Online PROJECT 2020

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Motions and Documentation for 2020 Ordinary General Meeting

To: All Members, Japan Association of Translators (JAT)

The Japan Association of Translators' Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) will be held online on Sunday, June 21, 2020, 9:00 – 10:00 pm JST.

This OGM will conducted entirely online; therefore, we ask that whether or not you can attend the OGM, PLEASE submit an absentee ballot or appoint another member or the attending auditor as a proxy. The proxy form normally takes no longer than 1 minute to complete. Forms must be submitted no later than 21:00 JST on June 20, 2020.

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JAT Election Voting Announcement 2020

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2020 JAT Election: Candidate Announcement

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2020 JAT Elections: Call for Candidates

Fellow JAT members,
 
JAT’s 2020 Election is about to begin, and we encourage you to take part—either by running for a position on the board or voting for candidates you think will do an excellent job at running JAT. To review how many positions are open, who is up for re-election, etc., please take a look at the initial announcement https://jat.org/forums/viewthread/816/ (must log in).

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CALL CLOSED FOR SPRING 2020 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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2020 JAT Anthology Call for Papers

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ANNOUNCING JAT SPRING 2020 J>E EJUKU

We are pleased to announce that the next JAT eJuku session will be held as indicated below. For general information on eJuku, please visit our webpage What is e-Juku?

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2020 JAT Board Elections

Fellow JAT members,

The 2020 JAT election is drawing near.  This year, there are up to 6 director positions and exactly 1 auditor position to be filled. JAT can have up to 12 director positions.
The election is scheduled for April to May this year, as follows. Please direct any queries to [email protected]

  • April 24, 2020 (00:00 JST) to May 7, 2020 (22:00 JST): Candidacy registration period (14 days)
  • May 9, 2020 (00:00 JST) to May 15, 2020 (22:00 JST): Campaign period (7 days)
  • May 16, 2020 (00:00 JST) to May 22, 2020 (22:00 JST): Election voting period (7 days)
  • May 24: Announcement of election results

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Important Message from the IJET-31 Organizing Committee and the JAT Board

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16th Annual JAT Contest: Judges Commentaries 2

Ken Wagner

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

Judges Commentaries (Japanese-to-English Division)

James Davis
Ruth McCreery
Ken Wagner

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Sixteenth Annual JAT Contest: Translation of Award Winners and Finalists

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

Winner: Quicoyia Chambers 
Runner-up: Monica Shingaki
Finalists:  David Fradette, Megan Ling, Sky Waite 

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Important Message from the JAT Board and the IJET-31 Organizing Committee

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