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Japanese Technical Translation Lecture

The UW Japan Studies program has a lecture coming up that might be particularly interesting for those of you with nihongo skills.  The speaker, Barrett-sensei, was one of my TAs for Japanese at UW.  Highly recommended! Japanese Technical Translation: Freelancing as a Career When: Tuesday, Feb. 1 from 3:30-5:00pm Where: UW Campus, Denny Hall 216 …

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Shinnenkai 2011

It’s time for the annual PNWJETAA Shinnenkai, one of our biggest and most important events of the year! We’ll be voting on a new council, giving an informal review of the events from 2010, there will be presentations from various groups affiliated with PNWJETAA, and of course, food! Lots of it! Due to the popularity …

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Upcoming Movies

EVANGELION 1.0 Playing at Grand Illusion Cinema From January 14th – 20th All that remains of Japan is Tokyo-3, a city that is now under attack by giant alien creatures (called Angels) determined to destroy mankind. Humanity’s only hope for survival is NERV, a special government agency that has secretly developed a gigantic humanoid weapons …

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JetWit Shoutouts!

Check out the PNWJETAA mentions on JetWit!  For those of you who don’t already follow JetWit, it is a great resource for news on Japan, JETAA chapter happenings, job listings and loads of other interesting tidbits. JetWit founder, Steven Horowitz, recently made a trip out to Seattle and stopped by Wann for our November Happy Hour.  Check …

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Movie Screening at the Wing Luke Museum

The Wing Luke Museum is putting on a showing of the short film Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes.  It is a free screening on Saturday, Dec. 4th at 3pm.  Go see the movie and then stop by Bush Gardens for our Bounenkai! Check out the flyer for more details: Sadako film poster

RSVP – October Happy Hour

October is coming up and it’s time for our monthly Happy Hour!  After switching things up last month, we’re heading back to Wann Izakaya.  Aonori Potatoes!!  And this time we’re hoping some of the Amanogawa Alumni will be joining us for Happy Hour as well. When: Friday, October 1st 6pm Where: Wann Izakaya 2020 2nd …

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RSVP – Harimaya Bridge Showing

You may have seen Lynn’s post a week or so ago about Japanese movies coming to Seattle.  Well, we want to organize a special outing to see The Harimaya Bridge, written and directed by a fellow JET alumni! Director Aaron Woolfolk was an ALT in Kochi Prefecture and his film was inspired by his time …

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