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Career Summary


  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 07/04/1995
  • Master of Arts (Asian Languages), University of Canterbury - New Zealand
  • Master of Arts (History), University of Canterbury - New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Canterbury - New Zealand


Research keywords

  • Cultural issues and policy
  • Japanese history and language
  • Literacy and languages

Research expertise

Convenor of an annual conference on Inter-Cultural Studies and editor of the journal Inter-Cultural Studies.


  • Japanese

Fields of Research

200399Language Studies Not Elsewhere Classified50
209999Language, Communication And Culture Not Elsewhere Classified50


Teaching keywords

  • Japanese language and culture
  • inter-cultural studies
  • the historical geography of Japan
  • the history of Meiji Japan


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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Book (1 outputs)

1999Squires G, Ion AH, Aizan Y, Essays on the Modern Japanese Church: Christianity in Meiji Japan by Yamaji Aizan, Translated by Graham Squires with Introductory Essays by Graham Squires and A. Hamish Ion, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 196 (1999) [A2]

Journal article (4 outputs)

2008Squires G, 'Yamaji Aizan and his time: Nationalism and debating Japanese history', Monumenta Nipponica, 63 425-427 (2008) [C3]
2002Squires G, 'Language & Inter-Cultural Studies - Towards a Broader Perspective on Language Teaching', Inter-Cultural Studies, Vol 2 No 1 1-5 (2002) [C1]
2002Squires G, 'Inter-Cultural Exchange in World History', Inter-Cultural Studies, Vol 2 No 2 85-97 (2002) [C1]
2000Squires G, 'Ube 'A City of Greenery, Flowers and Sculpture'', Australia and New Zealand Journal of Art, Volume 1, Number 2 189-198 (2000) [C1]
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Conference (2 outputs)

1999Squires G, 'The Kinki Region in Japanese History', Language, Literature, Culture - A Selection of Papers Presented at Inter-Cultural Studies '98, Newcastle, Australia (1999) [E2]
1999Squires G, 'Language, Literature, Culture - A Selection of Papers Presented at Inter-Cultural Studies '98', Language, Literature, Culture - A Selection of Papers Presented at Inter-CulturalStudies '98, Newcastle, Australia (1999) [E4]

Grants and Funding

No funding.


Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2005M Arts (Modern Languages) [R]Co-SupervisorAn Annotated Translation of the 2002 Tanka Collection Hizuke no Aru Uta (My Tanka Diary) written by Kawano Y¿ko

Dr Graham Squires

Work Phone(02) 4921 5368
Fax(02) 4921 6933
PositionSenior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaJapanese
McMullin Building,
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308