Modern and contemporary Japanese literature; the problem of subjectivity in the Japanese postwar literary left; literary translation; translation theory; Okinawan fiction
Japanese language; Taisho poet Hagiwara Sakutaro and the ‘modernist’ movement in Japan; Japanese postwar literature and film.
The history of Japanese language and dialects; historical Syntax and morphology; acquisition of Japanese as a second language
Japanese language, education, culture and society; comparative education in Asia, and socio-linguistics (language policy and planning)
Forensic voice/text comparison; speech science and technology; natural language processing; computational linguistics; intonational modelling; Japanese language and dialects; Japanese applied linguistics; CALL
Forensic voice comparison, Linguistics and acoustic phonetics, Japanese language education, Language teaching as cultural education, Likelihood-ratio based evidence analysis and presentation, Education for the Asian Century.
Japanese-Korean linguistics; discourse analysis; unique features of spoken language; Japanese language and education; language and culture in Korean diaspora in Australia
Pragmatics, Spoken discourse, Interrelationship between language and gender, Culture-language interface in Japanese language education, Contrastive Study between Japanese and Korean.
Women’s Poetry of the early Showa Japan: artistic and stylistic challenges of the doubly marginalized poet, Sagawa Chika (Chair of panel: Dr Carol Hayes)