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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.

Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Democracy Consolidated?
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Introduction: Dark Tourism and the History of Imperial and Contemporary Japan
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Memorializing Wartime Emigration from Japan to China: Local Narratives and State Power in Two Countries
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Contested Pilgrimage: Shikoku Henro and Dark Tourism
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From “Convict” to “Victim”: Commemorating Laborers on Hokkaido’s Central Road
Blowing the whistle on sexual violence by Hirokawa Ryuichi, a prominent Japanese human rights journalist
A Call to End Human Rights Abuses at Japanese Immigrant Detention Centers: Twenty-five years of Grassroots Advocacy at Ushiku Detention Center: 入管収容施設の人権障害を許さない 牛久入管への面会行動を続けて25年
The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and the Tokyo Olympics
North Korea as a Small Great Power
Abe's Military Base Plan for Okinawa Sinking in Mayonnaise: Implications for the U.S. Court and IUCN
The Unmaking of an American
After Withdrawal from the IWC: The Future of Japanese Whaling
Better City, Better Life? Urban Modernity at the Shanghai Expo
The New ‘Heart of Darkness’: Exploring Images of Africa in Wolf Warrior 2 (2017)
Remembering the Grandmothers: The International Movement to Commemorate the Survivors of Militarized Sexual Abuse in the Asia-Pacific War
GI, Veteran, and POW Voices of Conscience: Recovering the Voices of GI Resistance to the War in Vietnam
Governance and the Cycle of Violence in Papua: The Nduga Crisis¹
China’s Rising Profile in Latin America
Japan and the United States: Reflections on War, Empire, Race and Culture
An Artificial Heart