The Asian Studies Department of Cornell University is pleased to announce the Kyoko Selden Translation Prize for 2022 in this, our final year of the prize. As always, we were both educated and inspired by the range of work we received: texts that spanned Japanese writings produced from the 13th to ...Read More
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Kyoko Selden Translation Prize Announcement 2022
The Asian Studies Department of Cornell University is pleased to announce the Kyoko Selden Translation Prize for 2022 in this, our final year of the prize.
In the category of previously published translators, the 2022 award went to Matthew Fraleigh, Honorable Mention in this category was awarded to Shi-Lin Loh, and the award in the previously unpublished category was given to Yi Deng.
For more information, view our announcement.