IJET-28 in Columbus

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

The only international conference dedicated to the Japanese <-> English translation profession is coming to the heartland of America’s manufacturing industry. Come, learn, and enjoy tours of Amish country, local brew pubs and wineries, the largest manga collection outside of Japan, art galleries, and the hands-on COSI science museum – play Columbus and discover Ohio.

April 8 – 9, 2017
The Ohio State University

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Indra Levy, Stanford University

Conference Overview


Tokyo 2020 and More - Latest Trends in Visual Media Translation

This session will look at the most recent trends in the Japanese visual media translation industry with a focus on Japanese-to-English translation. It will explore two main areas that should interest anyone working, or considering working, in the audiovisual translation field....

Regional Dialects and Literary Translation

This paper explores the conundrums involved in translating the regional dialects of two contemporary Japanese authors, Nakagami Kenji and Abe Kazushige, whose respective uses of dialect carry significance beyond the meaning of individual utterances. Both authors make linguistic...


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...

Attendee Forums for IJET-28

The attendee forums for IJET-28 are now online! There are two forums available: General Discussion (anything related to IJET-28 is welcome), and Travel Arrangements (for travel advice, room/car share, etc.). To sign up for the forums and get updates, go to...

Friday, April 7: Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings

Friday, April 7: Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings Enarson Classroom Building, The Ohio State University 2009 Millikin Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 JATPHARMA 2017 Pre-IJET Meeting: Something for everyone JATLAW : Plain Legal English in Action - A Practical Workshop Reaffirming...