Dr Shimako Iwasaki

Dr. Shimako Iwasaki (Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles) is a lecturer in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University. Her research areas include Conversation Analysis (CA), multimodal analyses of interaction and studies of language and social interaction in multi-cultural contexts. Her research deals with the organization of grammatical and multimodal practices in interaction focusing on Japanese and signed conversations.