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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.

Women and China’s Socialist Construction, 1949–78
People’s Tribunal on War Crimes Committed by South Korean Troops during the Vietnam War
Japan's F-35 Acquisition and the Arms Race in the Western Pacific: Strategic Game Changer or Epic Boondoggle?
China Eats—Innovation, E-Commerce and Food Safety at the Hangzhou Food Forum
When Women Perform Hate Speech: Gender, Patriotism, and Social Empowerment in Japan
The FOIA and the Study of US Policy on Okinawa and Japan
The Nation That Never Rests: Japan’s Debate Over Work-Life Balance and Work that Kills
From Singapore to Hanoi and Beyond: How (Not) to Build Peace between the U.S. and North Korea
Abdication, Succession and Japan’s Imperial Future: An Emperor’s Dilemma
Globalizing China: Confucius Institutes and the Paradoxes of Authenticity and Modernity
An Open Letter to Emperor Akihito:
For establishing a genuine democracy in Japan
Amidst War’s Devastation: How a Ten-year-old Girl Barely Survived the Battle of Okinawa
The Mutual Gaze of Okinawans and Zainichi Koreans in Post-War Japan: From 1945 to the 1972 Okinawa Reversion
Every day except Sundays, holidays and typhoon days, Okinawans confront the US military at Henoko, site of a planned new base
Hesitant Heritage: U.S. Bases on Okinawa and Japan’s Flawed Bid for Yambaru Forest World Heritage Status
Kanto Loam Stories: Looking for 3.11 in Tokyo Today
Reinventing the Japan Times: How Japan’s oldest English-language newspaper tacked right: Updated
Hara Castle: Ishimure Michiko's Historical Novel on the 17th Century Shimabara Rebellion and the Massacre of Christians
A “Necessary Evil”? Keeping Women Out of Medical Schools Won’t Fix What Ails the Japanese Medical Profession
Rethinking Early Ryukyuan History