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: Submissions to Cornell University’s 2021 Selden Prize Competition for translations from Japanese is coming up fast! Materials may be submitted electronically or by hard copy by August 1. Translations of works from across all time periods and genres are welcomed! For details see the prize announcement at:

Friend or foe? Corporate scandals and foreign attempts to restructure Japan
Japanese Media and China-Japan Relations: From the Normalization of Diplomatic Relations to the Second Abe Regime
Six Decades of US-Japanese Government Collusion in Bringing Nuclear Weapons to Japan.
HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT Why we missed the threat of a new pandemic – and other existential risks
Presidential Warfare and the “Forever Wars”
Japan’s World Heritage Miike Coal Mine – Where prisoners-of-war worked “like slaves”
Imperial Japanese Propaganda and the Founding of The Japan Times 1897-1904
Taming the Seas: Empires of Fishing, Colonization and Ecological Collapse in the Western Pacific
Yamamba as Muse: Three Poems by Noriko Mizuta
What Can Australia Do To Prevent Human Rights Abuses in West Papua?
China and the February 1, 2021 Coup d’Etat in Burma: Beijing’s Geopolitical Nightmare
Doing Violence to Buraku History: J. Mark Ramseyer's Dangerous Inventions
Condemning J. Mark Ramseyer’s Paper “On the Invention of Identity Politics: The Buraku Outcastes in Japan”
Letter to the Editors of the Review of Law and Economics: “On the invention of Identity Politics: The Buraku Outcastes in Japan” by J. Mark Ramseyer
Crucial Fallacies in “On the invention of identity politics the Buraku outcastes in Japan” by J. Mark Ramseyer
Issues in Ramseyer’s Understanding of Modern Buraku History and the Suiheisha
Problems with References to Historical Documents in J. M. Ramseyer, “On the Invention of Identity Politics: The Buraku Outcastes in Japan”
Mistaken Assertions: a response to Mark Ramseyer
Professor Mark Ramseyer and the Buraku Question: an Introduction
Japan’s Burakumin (Outcastes) Reconsidered: A Special Issue Refuting Ramseyer’s Interpretation (Table of Contents)