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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.

An Artificial Heart
The Recent Merging of Anti-Okinawa and Anti-Korean Hate in the Japanese Mass Media
China’s Long Term Trade and Currency Goals: The Belt & Road Initiative
Will the Dormant Volcano Erupt Again? Mt. Paektu and Contemporary Sino-Korean Relations
“It Ain’t Over ‘Till It’s Over”: Reflections on the Okinawan Anti-Base Resistance
A Multifaceted Fukushima—Trauma and Memory in Ōnobu Pelican’s Kiruannya and U-ko
A Famous Flower in Mountain Seclusion 山間の名花
More Reasons Why a New Base Must Not/Cannot Be Built at Henoko, Okinawa
Violent Paternalism: On the Banality of Uyghur Unfreedom
The Henoko Base Project: Okinawa’s Tamaki Government at the Brink
Is Japan’s Foreign Workforce Really Growing Rapidly? Understanding the Government Statistics Behind the Myth
South Korea’s Candlelight Revolution and the Future of the Korean Peninsula
A New Governor and a New Era for Okinawa Reflections of an All-Okinawa Activist
Grappling with Clientelism: The Japanese State and Okinawa under Abe Shinzo
Touring the American empire of bases with the Marines
China: The Emergence of the Petroyuan and the Challenge to US Dollar Hegemony
A War Against Garbage in Postwar Japan
Chinggis Khan on Film: Globalization, Nationalism, and Historical Revisionism
“Sold For 40 Yen”: Nishioka Tsutomu’s “Evidence” on the “Comfort Women” Proven Groundless
Hidaka Rokuro, 1917-2018 – The Life and Times of an Embattled Japanese Intellectual