JAT Wellness Survey

JAT is conducting a Wellness Survey in response to suggestions from a number of JAT members. Help us learn how the pandemic has affected you, and what events you would like to see. The survey will close soon: 23:59 (JST) on October 8, 2021. Survey link: https://jat.org/forums/jat_wellness_survey (requires login)

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Eighteenth Annual JAT Contest: Source Texts and Guidelines (ID ISSUED TO 98 ETOJ APPLICANTS AND 66 JTOE APPLICANTS)

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Eighteenth Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring Japanese/English Translators

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2021 JAT ORDINARY GENERAL MEETING (ONLINE)

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2021 JAT Election: Candidate Announcement

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CALL CLOSED FOR SPRING 2021 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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2021 JAT Elections: Call for Candidates

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Announcing JAT Spring 2021 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 the webpage "What is e-Juku?"

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2021 JAT Anthology Call for Papers

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Seventeenth Annual JAT Contest: Translations of Award Winners and Finalists

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

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Seventeenth Annual JAT Contest: Commentaries from the Judges 2

Seventeenth Annual JAT Contest: Commentaries from the Judges 2

Ruth McCreery

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Seventeenth Annual JAT Contest: Commentaries from the Judges 1

Judges Commentaries (Japanese-to-English Division)

James Davis
Ken Wagner

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Seventeenth Annual JAT Contest Winners

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

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Seventeenth Annual JAT Contest Finalists

The finalists have been decided as follows:

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17th Contest ID Numbers Issued

The finalists will soon be announced. もう少々お待ちください。

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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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