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Dr Yuko Asano-Cavanagh

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Position
Senior Lecturer
Faculty
Faculty of Humanities
School
School of Education
Campus
Bentley Campus
Location
501.W92
Phone
08 9266 7689

Brief Summary

  • PhD (ANU),
  • MA (ANU),
  • GradDip (ANU),
  • MEd (Tokyo Gakugei),
  • BA (Tokyo Woman's Christian)

Dr Asano-Cavanagh is a lecturer in Japanese within the School of Education, Curtin University.

Yuko specialises in semantics and pragmatics of Japanese and cross-cultural communication. She currently teaches Japanese and Japanese studies as in the School of Education. Her research projects include semantic analyses of Japanese expressions, using the framework of the Natural Semantic Metalanguage approach.

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Memberships, Awards and Training

She is a member of the Australian Linguistic Society, the Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language (Nihongo Kyooiku Gakkai), the International Pragmatics Association, and the Australian Association for Research in Education.

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Publications


2016

Book Chapters (Research)

Journal Articles (Research)

2014

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Asano-Cavanagh, Y. 2014. "Japanese interpretations of 'pain' and the use of psychomimes." International Journal of Language and Culture 1 (2): 216-238.
  • Asano-Cavanagh, Y. 2014. "Linguistic manifestation of gender reinforcement through the use of the Japanese term kawaii." Gender and Language 8 (3): 341-359.

2013

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2012

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2011

Book Chapters (Research)

Journal Articles (Research)

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Asano-Cavanagh, Y., and R. Cavanagh. 2011. "Semantic Invariance and Variance in Linguistic Analysis." In Researching Across Boundaries: AARE International Research in Education Conference, Nov 27, 2011, Hobart, Tasmania: Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE).

2010

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Asano-Cavanagh, Y. 2010. "Semantic analysis of evidential markers in Japanese: Rashii, yooda and sooda." Functions of Language 17 (2): 153-180.

2009

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2008

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2002

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Asano-Cavanagh, Y.. "How to be indirect in Japanese: a cultural script approach RASK." RASK Internationalt tidsskrift for sprog og kommunikation (RASK, International journal of language and communication) 17 Inpress.
  • Asano-Cavanagh, Y.. "How to be indirect in Japanese: a cultural script approach." RASK Internationalt tidsskrift for sprog og kommunikation (RASK, International journal of language and communication) 17 Inpress.

1996

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Asano-Cavanagh, Y.. "Sentence-Final Form of Japanese and English: on the function of 'to omou' and 'I think'." Japanese-Language Education Around the Globe 6 Inpress.
  • Asano-Cavanagh, Y.. "Heges in Japanese and English - on the function of to omowareru." Journal of Japanese Language Teaching 88 (3). Inpress.
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