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REMINDER: The deadline for the 2019 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize competition is soon approaching. Translations should be submitted by the deadline of August 1, 2019. The 2018 prizes were awarded to Dawn Lawson for Nakajima Shōen’s A Famous Flower in Mountain Seclusion (Sankan no meika, 1889) and to Max Zimmerman for the short story, “An Artificial Heart” (Jinkō Shinzō, 1936) by Kosakai Fuboku. For further information please see the Cornell Asian Studies Department website.

Articles by Peter J. Kuznick

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Peter J. Kuznick is associate professor of history and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University. Author of Beyond the Laboratory: Scientists as Political Activists in 1930s America(1987) and coeditor of Rethinking Cold War Culture (2001), he studies nuclear issues, past and present, and is writing a book about scientists and the Vietnam War. In 2003, he helped found the Committee for a National Discussion of Nuclear History and Current Policy in response to the latest Smithsonian Enola Gay exhibit and helps coordinate the Nuclear Education Project. He has also written a screenplay on the early Cold War.