Akira Y. Yamamoto
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Place of Birth  :
Shimane Prefecture
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Educational background  :

Bachelors Degree from Shimane University in Shimane.

Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics and Theoretical Linguistics.

Ph.D in Anthropology.

Acheivements / Contributions  :


  • Akira Y.Yamamoto’s first major award came in 1985 when he received the University of Kansas Louise E. Byrd Graduate Educator Award.

  • 1986 :He was recognized as an outstanding Linguistics Educator

  • He was recognized at the international Conference of Native American Language Issues Institute in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

  • 1988:Recognition for being an outstanding Contributor to the Maintenance of American Indian Languages.

  • 1989: Outstanding Educator Award from the University of Kansas Mortar Board.

  • 1993:The Byron T. Shutz distinguishing teacher award.

  • 1997:The W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence Award.

  • 2000: Akira was nominated for source:Akira Y. Yamamoto

Bibliography  :
Culture spaces in everyday life: An anthropology of common sense knowledge (Publications in anthropology ; no. 11),Haiku Humor: Wit and Folly in Japanese Poems and Prints,Culture Spaces in Everyday Life; an anthrop9ology of common Sense Knowledge .