Dr Akiko Uchiyama


School of Languages and Cultures
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 56331


Dr Akiko Uchiyama specialises in translation studies and her research interests include postcolonial translation theory, gender in translation, girls’ fiction in translation and the history of translation in Japan. She is the Convenor of the Master of Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation (MAJIT) program, and is accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters as a professional translator.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • PG Dip Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, Aichi Prefectural


  • Uchiyama, Akiko (2020). Review of A cultural history of translation in early modern Japan. Translation Studies, 1-3. doi: 10.1080/14781700.2020.1719540

  • Nana Sato-Rossberg and Akiko Uchiyama eds. (2019). Diverse Voices in Translation Studies in East Asia. New Trends in Translation Studies, Oxford, United Kingdom: Peter Lang.

  • Sato-Rossberg, Nana and Uchiyama, Akiko (2019). Introduction. Diverse Voices in Translation Studies in East Asia. (pp. 1-6) edited by Nana Sato-Rossberg and Akiko Uchiyama. Oxford, United Kingdom: Peter Lang.

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Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Uchiyama, A. (2004). What Japanese girls read. 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, Canberra, 29 June - 2 July 2004. Canberra: ASAA Asian Studies Association of Australia.

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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