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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.

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The Stories Japanese Clothes Tell: Introduction
The Asian Super Grid
Should “Gunkanjima” Be a World Heritage site? - The forgotten scars of Korean forced labor
Hanaoka Monogatari: The Massacre of Chinese Forced Laborers, Summer 1945 1945
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Deeply Flawed Partnership (TPP)
To Hell With Capitalism: Snapshots from the Crab Cannery Ship
Vietnam: Okinawa's Forgotten War
Repatriation But Not “Return”: A Japanese Brazilian Dekasegi Goes Back to Brazil
Illusions of Self: The Life and Poetry of Ishikawa Takuboku
Womenomics for Japan: is the Abe policy for gendered employment viable in an era of precarity?
Japan's 1968: A Collective Reaction to Rapid Economic Growth in an Age of Turmoil
Producing Okinawan Cultural Identity in Hawai`i’s 'Multicultural Paradise'
Tokyo 1960: Days of Rage & Grief: Hamaya Hiroshi’s Photos of the Anti-Security-Treaty Protests
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The Internet and Personal Narratives in the Post-Disaster Anti-Nuclear Movement
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An Innocent Man: Hakamada Iwao and the Problem of Wrongful Convictions in Japan
Fifty Years of the Shinkansen
Japan's Radical Energy Technocrats: Structural Reform Through Smart Communities, the Feed-in Tariff and Japanese-Style 'Stadtwerke' (FiT)Stadtwerke ()
The Modern Girl as Militarist: Female Soldiers In and Beyond Japan’ Self-Defense Forces
The Two-Sen Copper Coin
“Fieldwork” North Korea: Observations of daily life on the ground inside the country
Democracy's Porous Borders: Espionage, Smuggling and the Making of Japan's Transwar Regime (Part I)
“Comrade Carlos Bulosan”: U.S. State Surveillance And the Cold War Suppression of Filipino Radicals
Three Cheers for Abe's High-Tech CLT Wooden Arrow: The Future of Japanese Construction
Political Protest in Interwar Japan Part I
Political Protest in Interwar Japan--Part II
Bounded Collectivism: Approaching Rural Land Rights and Labor Through “Natural Villages” in Southwest China
What March 11 Means to Me: Nuclear Power and the Sacrificial System
The Bumble Bee and the Chrysanthemum: Comparing Sweden and Japan’s Responses to Financial Crisis
Limited Regular Employment and the Reform of Japan’s Division of Labor
Worker-Intellectual Unity: Suicide, trans-border sociological intervention, and the Foxconn-Apple connection
Migrant Workers’ Children and China’s Future: The Educational Divide
Distorting Democracy: Politics by Public Security in Contemporary South Korea [UPDATE]
Beyond the Bubble, Beyond Fukushima: Reconsidering the History of Postwar Japan
Al-Jazeera America on the Fukushima Triple Disaster, Three Years On
What Ever Happened to Japanese Electronics?: A World Economy Perspective
Nobody Dies in a Ghost Town: Path Dependence in Japan's 3.11 Disaster and Reconstruction
Japan's Cut-Price Nuclear Cleanup
Mission Impossible. What Future Fukushima?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Its Critics: An introduction and a petition
Abe’s Nuclear Energy Policy and Japan’s Future
Infanticide
Separate and Unequal: The Remedial Japanese Language Classroom as an Ethnic Project
The politics of global production: Apple, Foxconn and China's new working class
Water, Water Everywhere: Incentives and Options at Fukushima Daiichi and Beyond
A Suicide Survivor: the life of a Chinese migrant worker at Foxconn
In the Dark With Tepco: Fukushima’s Legacy for Nuclear Power
The Roadmap for Fukushima Daiichi and the Sacrifice of Japan's Clean-up Workers
Green Shoot: Abenomics and the 3rd Arrow
What Role for Nuclear Power in Japan’s Future?
Cosmetic Surgery and Embodying the Moral Self in South Korean Popular Makeover Culture