Publications by Local Scholars
This page introduces monographs and edited books produced by, or featuring the work of, Japan scholars with ties to universities in Australia. Each publication shown here has also been featured in our #jstudies newsletter.
Published earlier this year in the Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics series, Scripting Japan by Dr Wesley Robertson (Macquarie University) makes the case for the role of orthography in producing meaning, as demonstrated by the opening line of the book’s synopsis: “Imagine this book was written in Comic Sans“.
Released by Routledge in 2020, Japan in Australia: Culture, Context and Connection is edited by David Chapman (University of Queensland) and Carol Hayes (Australian National University), and is the fruit of a conference of held at The University of Queensland in 2016, supported by The Japan Foundation.
Released by Routledge, New Frontiers in Japanese Studies is co-edited by Professor Akihiro Ogawa (University of Melbourne). The book is the result of a conference of the same name held in 2018, supported by a Japanese Studies Projects grant from the Japan Foundation.
Released this month by Routledge, Japan in Australia: Culture, Context and Connection is edited by David Chapman and Carol Hayes. It follows a conference of the same name which was held at The University of Queensland and supported by the Japan Foundation.