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 Kido Rie

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Kido Rie is an associate professor in the department of sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University. Her research interest is about careers after experiencing futōkō and/or hikikomori. Her publications include “The Angst of Youth in Post-Industrial Japan: A Narrative Self-Help Approach”, New Voices in Japanese Studies, Vol.8, 2016 pp.98-117 and 『不登校は終わらない』 [Futōkō wa owaranai, Futōkō has no end point]’, 2004,新曜社Shin’yōsha, Tokyo.