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: Submissions to Cornell University’s 2021 Selden Prize Competition for translations from Japanese is coming up fast! Materials may be submitted electronically or by hard copy by August 1. Translations of works from across all time periods and genres are welcomed! For details see the prize announcement at: 
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/selden-prize

Articles by Noriko Mizuta

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Noriko Mizuta is a poet, translator, comparative literature scholar, former professor at the University of Southern California, former president of Jōsai International University, chancellor of Jōsai Educational Corporation, and current chancellor and director of the International Institute for Media and Women’s Studies. Along with Kyoko Selden, Dr. Mizuta was a pioneer in the translation of works by modern Japanese women writers, beginning with the anthology Japanese Women Writers: Twentieth Century Short Fiction (1991). She also forged the field of feminist literary criticism in Japan, as represented by her 1981 study Hiroin kara hiiroo e: josei no jiga to hyōgen (From Heroine to Hero: Female Self and Expression), and she was among the first to explore the metaphorical power of the yamamba.