Kaya Oriyama

Lecturer
Swinburne University of Technology
Language Editor
E-mail: koriyama@swin.edu.au

Fields of interest

Applied Linguistics and Sociolinguistics, particularly in the areas of:

  • Bilingualism & Multilingualism
  • Biliteracy & Multilingual literacy
  • Identity
  • Heritage language acquisition & maintenance
  • Japanese second language acquisition
  • Heritage language education

Language policy

Recent publications

K. Oriyama
Beyond appearances: mixed ethnic and bicultural identities among biliterate Japanese- European New Zealander young adults
In: Zarine L. Rocha and Melinda Webber (eds.), Mana Tangatarua: Mixed heritages and biculturalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand . (Forthcoming, 2017).

K. Oriyama
Reforming Australian Policy for Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, and Korean Heritage Languages: Examples from the Japanese Community.
In: O. Kagan, M. Carreira, & C. Chik (Eds.) A Handbook on Heritage Language Education: From Innovation to Program Building. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. (2/2017)

K. Oriyama
Reforming Australian Policy for Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, and Korean Heritage Languages: Examples from the Japanese Community. In O. Kagan, M. Carreira, & C. Chik (Eds.) A Handbook on Heritage Language Education: From Innovation to Program Building. Abingdon, UK: Routledge 2017.

K. Oriyama
Community of Practice and Family Language Policy: Maintaining heritage Japanese in Sydney ‒ Ten years later. International Multilingual Research Journal, 10 (4/2016) Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19313152.2016.1198977

K. Oriyama
What role can community contact play in heritage language literacy development? Japanese-English bilingual children in Sydney. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 33 (2/2012). Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2011.617822

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The effects of the sociocultural context on heritage language literacy: Japanese-English bilingual children in Sydney. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 14 (6/2011). Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13670050.2011.570739

K. Oriyama
Heritage Language maintenance and Japanese identity formation: what role can schooling and ethnic community contact play? Heritage Language Journal (7) (2/2010). Available from: http://www.heritagelanguages.org/Journal.aspx