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?"

Spring 2022 J>E eJuku session

- Language direction: Japanese to English

- Format: online forum discussion and series of videoconference

- Period: mid-April through mid-May 2022 (see below)

- Fees: None

- Eligibility:

1. JAT membership through to the end of the session (non-members required to join JAT after being selected as eJuku participants)

2. Native or near-native English proficiency (eJuku is a place for polishing already impeccable English)

3. Ideally no more than a couple of years' experience as a professional translator

4. High motivation to learn and pledge to participate actively in the planned videoconferences (ideally all of them) and forum discussions (ideally on a daily basis)-

- Tentative schedule:

Start of April: eJuku publicly announced; Call for Participants sent to inquirers

Call closed within 7 to 10 days

Applicants screened; participants selected and notified

Forum set up on Basecamp, session begins

Around the third week of April: Initial translation deadline

April 23, Saturday 10:00 a.m. JST: 1st videoconference & forum discussion

April 30, Saturday 10:00 a.m. JST: 2nd videoconference & forum discussion

May 7, Saturday 10:00 a.m. JST: 3rd videoconference & forum discussion

May 14, Saturday 10:00 a.m. JST: 4th videoconference & additional discussion

*Videoconferences are usually held on Saturday mornings 10:00 to 11:30 JST.

- Application and screening:

If you would like to know more about the upcoming eJuku session or are interested in participating, please write to Richard, the eJuku coordinator, immediately. He will send you a Call for Participants document, which will contain all necessary information, including the source text, for you to make a decision to apply. If there is overwhelming demand, the call may be closed when a reasonable limit to the number of applicants has been reached.

If you know anyone you think might be interested, please send this along to them.

Richard Sadowsky

Spring 2022 J>E eJuku Coordinator