A Journal for Emerging Scholars of Japanese Studies in Australia
Editor, Volume 3
Dr Christine de Matos, University of Wollongong
Editorial Advisory Board (in alphabetical order)
Dr Tomoko Aoyama, University of Queensland
Professor William Coaldrake, University of Melbourne
Professor Nanette Gottlieb, University of Queensland
Dr Misuzu Hanihara-Chow, Macquarie University
Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Australian National University
Dr Jun Ohashi, University of Melbourne
Dr Yuji Sone, Macquarie University
Dr Matthew Stavros, University of Sydney
Associate Professor Alison Tokita, Monash University
Ms Michie Akahane, Language Consultant, The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Ms Cathy Jonak, Language Consultant, The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Ms Mari Nobuoka, Language Consultant, The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Wakao Koike, Deputy Director, The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Susan Wake, Program Coordinator, The Japan Foundation, Sydney
All submissions to New Voices are peer reviewed by a board of independent academic experts to meet the HERDC requirements for refereed journal status. This and other volumes are available for download via the New Voices website and the Directory of Open Access Journals.
The views expressed in this journal are those of the authors, and do not necessarily coincide with those of the editors, the members of the Editorial Advisory Board or The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
Japanese names are written in first name—surname order, in accordance with English-language convention. The long vowel sound in Japanese is indicated by a macron (e.g. kōtsū), unless in common use without (e.g. Tokyo).
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