Dr Yuriko Nagata's research interests include: Japanese diaspora in Australia and Pacific, and culture in Japanese language studies.
Her current research projects include:
- Cultural and social diversity in Japanese language material
- The Japanese community of Torres Strait
- The Japanese Diaspora in Australia: Gendered perspective
She was a member of the Conference Organising
Nagata, Yuriko Voices from Japan: arinomama no Nihon o shiru, kataru: chū-jōkyū Nihongo gakushūshayō. Tokyo, Japan: Kuroshio Publishers, 2009.
Matthews, Julie and Nagata, Yuriko (2014). Pedagogies of the Japanese diaspora: racialization and sexualization in Australia. In Georgina Tsolidis (Ed.), Migration, Diaspora and Identity: Cross-National Experiences (pp. 141-155) Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7211-3_9
Nagata, Y. (2008). Naive patriotism: The internment of Moshi Inagaki in Australia during the Second World War. In Beaumont, J., Marinuzzi O'Brien, I. and Trinca, M. (Ed.), Under Suspicion: Citizenship and Internment in Australia during the Second World War (pp. 112-124) Canberra: National Museum of Australia Press.
Nagata, Y (2006). La guerre du Pacifique et les immigrs japonais en Nouvelle-Caldonie. In M. Tsuda (Ed.), Feu nos Peres: Les emigrants japonais en Nouvelle-Caledonie (pp. 61-65) Kyoto: Feu nos Peres Exhibition Committee.
Nagata, Yuriko and Sullivan, Kristen (2005). Hegemonic gender in Japanese as a foreign language education: Australian perspectives. In M. McLelland and R. Dasgupta (Ed.), Genders, Transgenders and Sexualities in Japan (pp. 15-32) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
Nagata, Y. (2001). Lost in space: Ethnicity and identity of Japanese-Australians 1945-1960s. In Jones, Paul and Oliver, Pam (Ed.), Changing Histories: Australia and Japan (pp. 85-99) Monash: Monash University Press.
Nagata, Y. (2001). Certain types of aliens: The Japanese in Australia, 1941-1952. In Paul Jones and Vera Mackie (Ed.), Relationships: Japan and Australia, 1870s-1950s (pp. 217-240) Melbourne: History Dept., Univ Melbourne.
Nagata, Y. (2000). 'A little colony on our own': Australia's camps in World War II. In Saunders, Kay and Daniels, Roger (Ed.), Alien justice : Wartime internment in Australia and North America (pp. 185-204) St Lucia: University of Queensland Press.
Nagata, Y. (1999). 'Send them all back': Repatriation of Japanese internees held in Australia during the Second World War. In P. Dennis (Ed.), 1945 War and Peace in the Pacific: Selected Essays (pp. 155-166) Canberra: Australia War Memorial.
Nagata, Y. (1999). Once I couldn't even spell 'PhD student', but now I are one: Personal experiences of an NESB student. In Yoni Ryan and Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt (Ed.), Supervising postgraduates from non-English speaking backgrounds (pp. 15-24) Buckingham, UK & Philadelphia, USA: Open University Press.
Nagata, Yuriko (2009) Review of JEFFERY LESSER. A Discontented Diaspora - Japanese Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, 1960-1980. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007. Asian Studies Review, 33 4: 546-548.
Nagata, Y. (2008) Japanese internment: Australian and New Caledonian experiences. Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture, 20 1: 93-102.
Nagata, Y. (2003) Review of Number 2 home: story of Japanese pioneers in Australia by Noreen Jones. Asian Studies Review, 27 2: 269-270.
Nagata, Y. (2003) Oosutoraria no Nihongokyooiku: Keei DooKoo, Tenboo [Japanese language education in Australia: its brief history, recent trend and future]. Shimonoseki City University Review, 46 3: 27-31.
Nagata, Y. (2003) Gendering Australia-Japan relations: prostitutes and the Japanese diaspora in Australia. Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 11 57-70.
Nagata, Yuriko (1999) Japanese-Australians in the post-war Thursday Island community. Queensland Review: Asians in Australian History, 6 2: 30-44.
Nagata, Y. (1997) Accentuating the positive: Fostering the integration of Japanese language teaching and Japanese studies (JS) in Australia. Japanese Studies, 17 2-3: 37-46.
Nagata, Yuriko (2010). Nikkeiimin no shuyojo no seikatsu [The life in the Internment Camp]. In: Wakayama kara Sekai eno imin: Senjin no rekishi wo manabi, aratana kokusaikouryu e" [Overseas Emigration from Wakayama: Creating a new international exchange through understanding of the history of the emigrants]. Wakayama kara Sekai eno imin: Senjin no rekishi wo manabi, aratana kokusaikouryu e" [Overseas Emigration from Wakayama: Creating a new international exchange through understanding of the history of the emigrants], Wakayama, Japan, (46-56). 2009.