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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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Chinese Labor Rights Debated
A Story That Won't Fade Away: Compulsory Mass Suicide in the Battle of Okinawa
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Japan’s 3.11 Earthquake, Tsunami, Atomic Meltdown
Environmental Ambiguity, Literature, and Ishimure Michiko
China's Industrial Energy Revolution: Renewable targets just became even more demanding (Part 1)
China’s Energy Industrial Revolution (Part 2)
Renewable Energy vs. Nuclear Power: Taiwan’s energy future in light of Chinese, German and Japanese experience since 3.11
Fukushima, Fuel Rods, and the Crisis of Divided and Distracted Governance
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