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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.

August 01, 2007

The Asian Financial Crisis of 1997 a Decade On: Two Perspectives
All Fall Down: The Asian Financial Crisis, Neoliberalism and Economic Miracles
Shaken to the Core: Japan's Nuclear Program Battered by Niigata Quake
Japan as a Nuclear State
The Story of a Head That Fell Off
Okinawa and the Paradox of Public Opinion: Base Politics and Protest in Nago City, 1997-2007
A Contract Law that Enslaves Japanese Working People
Why Hiroshima and Nagasaki Day Events Matter. Hiroshima & Nagasaki Peace Declarations
Micronesia and the Postwar Remaking of the Asia Pacific: "An American Lake"
Shanghai Cooperation Organization Primed and Ready to Fire: Toward a Regional and Global Realignment?
Why Worry? Japan's Nuclear Plants at Grave Risk From Quake Damage
Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy
The End of Alliance "Business as Usual"? Ozawa's Rejection of Japan's Indian Ocean Deployment
The Road to Peace in Northeast Asia - Prospects and Pitfalls
Nicolas Sarkozy's Conservative Revolution: The Price for France
Washington's double vision: al-Qaida, Iran and Global Islamo-fascism
The Atomic Bombs and the Soviet Invasion: What Drove Japan's Decision to Surrender?
People's Diplomacy: The Japan-China Friendship Association and Critical War Memory in the 1950s
The New 'NATO of the East' Takes Shape: The SCO and China, Russia and US Maneuvers
Climate Change and the Threat to Pacific Island Nations
Lee Hak Rae, the Korean Connection and "Japanese" War Crimes on the Burma-Thai Railway
Essential Ingredients of Truth: Japanese Soldiers' Diaries in the Asia Pacific War
Suicide is a social not an individual problem: Japan in International Perspective
Fishing. Western, Japanese and Islander Perceptions of Ecology and Modernization in the Pacific
China's Korean Autonomous Prefecture and China-Korea Border Politics
Passage of H.Res. 121 on "Comfort Women", the US Congress and Historical Memory in Japan
Sinking. Tuvalu and the Pacific Islands in an Age of Global Warming