Dr William Armour

Honorary Senior Lecturer (Japanese)
MA, Dip. Ed., Uni of Sydney PhD, UNSW
School of Humanities & Languages

Contact

9385 3773
Room 208, Morven Brown
Fields: Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics, Curriculum Theory and Development, Cultural Studies, Japanese Language
Tags: Syllabus and Curriculum Development, Communication Across Languages and Culture

Publications

    Books

    • Nakane I;Otsuji E;Armour WS, 2015, Languages and identities in a transitional Japan: From internationalization to globalization, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315866833
    • Armour WS; Thomson E, (eds.), 2013, Systemic Functional Perspectives of Japanese: Descriptions and Applications, 1st, Equinox - www.equinoxpub.com, UK and USA
    • Armour WS, 2008, Learning Japanese as and Additional Language: Investigation into Second Language Identity Development, Original, VDM Verlag, Germany

    Book Chapters

    • Armour WS;Iida S, 2016, 'Talking Japanese Popular Culture at an Australian University: Insights from a Literacies Pedagogy Perspective', in Shamoon D; McMorran C (ed.), Teaching Japanese Popular Culture, edn. Asia Past & Present, Association for Asian Studies, Ann Arbor, pp. 45 - 60
    • Lee JF;Armour WS, 2016, 'Factors influencing non-native readers' sequencing of Japanese manga panels', in Pasfiled-Neofitou S; Sell C (ed.), Manga Vision: Cultural and Communicative Perspectives, Monash University Publishing, pp. 178 - 193
    • Nakane I;Otsuji E;Armour WS, 2015, 'Japan-in-transition: Reflections and futures', in Languages and Identities in a Transitional Japan: From Internationalization to Globalization, edn. Routledge Research in Transnationalism, Routledge, pp. 191 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315866833
    • Nakane I;Otsuji E;Armour WS, 2015, 'Languages and Identities in a Transitional Japan', in Languages and Identities in a Transitional Japan: From Internationalization to Globalization, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315866833
    • Armour WS, 2015, 'The geopolitics of japanese soft power and the japanese language and studies classroom: Soft power pedagogy, globalization, and the new technologies', in Languages and Identities in a Transitional Japan: From Internationalization to Globalization, pp. 37 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315866833
    • Armour WS, 2013, '"Voice to Text": Assessing the Expression of Emotions by L2 Learners of Japanese Reading 'Manga' Aloud', in Coleman K; Flood A (ed.), Disciplines: The Lenses of Learning, Common Ground, Champaign, Illinois, pp. 188 - 201, http://theuniversitypressbooks.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.62/prod.41
    • Armour WS;Thomson E, 2013, 'Systemic functional theory: description and application', in Thomson E; Armour WS (ed.), Systemic Functional Perspectives of Japanese: Descriptions and Applications, edn. 1st, Equinox - www.equinoxpub.com, UK and USA, pp. 3 - 22, https://www.equinoxpub.com/equinox/books/showbook.asp?bkid=120
    • Armour WS;Furuya R, 2013, 'Learning how to mean in Japanese as an additional language', in Thomson E; Armour WS (ed.), Systemic Functional Perspectives of Japanese: Descriptions and Applications, edn. 1st, Equinox - www.equinoxpub.com, UK and USA, pp. 210 - 253

    Journal articles

    • Armour WS;Iida S, 2016, 'Are Australian fans of anime and manga motivated to learn Japanese language?', Asia Pacific Journal of Education, vol. 36, pp. 31 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02188791.2014.922459
    • Armour WS;Takeyama Y, 2015, 'Translating Japanese Typefaces in ‘Manga’: Bleach', New Readings, vol. 15, pp. 21 - 45, http://ojs.cf.ac.uk/index.php/newreadings/issue/view/18/showToc
    • Armour WS;Iida S, 2014, 'Are Australian fans of anime and manga motivated to learn Japanese language?', Asia Pacific Journal of Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02188791.2014.922459
    • Armour WS, 2011, 'Learning Japanese by reading 'manga': The rise of 'soft power pedagogy'', RELC Journal, vol. 42, pp. 125 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0033688211405181
    • Armour WS, 2010, 'Representations of the masculine in tagame gengoroh's ero SM manga', Asian Studies Review, vol. 34, pp. 443 - 465, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10357823.2010.527922
    • Armour WS, 2009, 'Reconceptualising `identity slippage`: additional language learning and (L2) identity development', Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, vol. 30, pp. 311 - 326
    • Armour WS, 2009, 'Reconceptualising `Identity Splippage`: Additional Language Learning and (L2) Identity Development', Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, vol. 30, pp. 311 - 326
    • Armour WS, 2004, 'Becoming a Japanese Language Learner, User, and Teacher: Revelations from Life History Research', Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, vol. 3, pp. 101 - 126
    • Armour WS, 2003, 'Making sense of the Japanese Grammar: A Clear guide through common problems', Japanese Studies, vol. 23, pp. 90 - 92
    • Armour WS, 2003, '`Nihonjin No Yoo To Omoimashita` (I think I`m Like a Japanese): Additional language learning and the development of multiple identities', Asian Identities, vol. 4, pp. 115 - 128
    • Armour WS, 2001, ''This guy is japanese stuck in a white man's body': A discussion of meaning making, identity slippage, and cross-cultural adaptation', Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01434630108666422
    • Armour WS, 2000, 'My Father, the Japanese and Me', Show Cause, pp. 26 - 27
    • Armour WS, 1998, 'Putting More then Words in their Mouths: Using Model Dialogues to Construct Social Reality in the Japanese Language Classroom', Japanese Studies, vol. 18, pp. 181 - 197
    • Armour WS, 1997, 'The Meanings we make with Education', Education Australia, pp. 13 - 16

    Conference Papers

    • Armour WS, 2000, 'The Social Semiotics of Japanese Children`s Manga: A Study into the Production of Japanese Identity', in 10th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Associaton of Australia, 10th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Associaton of Australia, Melbourne, presented at 10th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Associaton of Australia, Melbourne, 06 July 1997
    • Armour WS, 2000, 'Where am I ? Who am I ? The Development of Non-Native Japanese Language Teacher`s Bilingual Identity - Some Preliminary Findings', in 10th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Associaton of Australia, 10th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Associaton of Australia, Melbourne, presented at 10th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Associaton of Australia, Melbourne, 06 July 1997

Teaching

Semester 1 2011: ARTS1630 Introductory Japanese A

Affiliations and membership

DEDAC member (S1, 2011); Member of Japanese Studies Association of Australia, Asian Studies Association of Australia, Asian Studies Association, American Teachers of Japanese