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 Kanoko Kamata

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Kanoko Kamata is an associate in the Program on US-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. She is a co-founder and former Executive Director of Community Organizing Japan (COJ). She can be reached at