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U-M Asia Library Head and CJS Member Dawn Lawson wins 2018 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize

The award is presented by the Asian Studies Department of Cornell University and has been awarded for her translation of Nakajima Shōen’s "A Famous Flower in Mountain Seclusion" (Sankan no meika, 1889).

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CJS faculty member Jennifer Robertson's article "Japan’s gender-bending history" translated and published in Japan Newsweek

"Some who document today’s genderless look in Japan tend to treat it as if it were a contemporary phenomenon. However, they conveniently ignore the long history in Japan of blurred sexualities and gender-bending practices."

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