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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 Barbara Geilhorn

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Barbara Geilhorn is a senior researcher at the German Institute for Japanese Studies in Tokyo, and the co-editor of ‘Fukushima’ and the Arts – Negotiating Nuclear Disaster (with Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Routledge 2017). Barbara has published widely on cultural representations of the Fukushima disaster, negotiations of gender and power in classical Japanese theater, and stagings of contemporary society in Japanese performance. Her most recent project investigates how the multiple challenges faced by the Japanese regions, including economic hardship, aging, and depopulation, are addressed in the arts. Email: geilhorn@dijtokyo.org