Yuri YamasakiProgram: Anthropology and Education
Previous Graduate Education: M.Ed., Tohoku University;M.Ed. and M. Phil., Teachers College
Research Interests: Linguistic anthropology; Japanese descendants inLatin America; heritage language education; youth and popular culture
Geographical Interests: Latin America
Selected Publications, Presentations, Works-in-Progress:
Yamasaki,Y. (Article under review). Attitudes toward Heritage: heritage language learningof Returnee Adolescents from Japanat a Nikkei Schoolin Lima, Peru. Under review by Critical Asian Studies, as part of aspecial issue project “Heritage, Nationhood, and Language: Cases of Diasporaswith Japanese Connections.”
Yamasaki, Y. (2007, November). Attitudes towards HeritageLanguage Leaning: Japanese-Peruvian-schooled Youth in the Face of Language Lossand Growing Transnational Migration. Paper presented at the 106thAnnual Meeting of American Anthropological Association, Washington D.C.
Yamasaki, Y. (2007, March). Returnee Adolescentsfrom Japan and HeritageLanguage education at a Japanese-PeruvianSchool in Lima. Paper presented at the 67th AnnualMeeting of Society for Applied Anthropology, Tampa, FL.
Yamasaki,Y. (2007, February). Positions and Challenges of Returnees from Japan at a Japanese-PeruvianSchool in Lima. Paper presented at the 23rd AnnualEthnography in Education Research Forum, Universityof Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Yamasaki, Y. (2006, January). Being Nihon-Gaeri at a Japanese-PeruvianSchool in Lima:Positioning of the Returnees from Japanand School Culture. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Meeting ofIntercultural Education Society of Japan, Osaka,Japan.