PERSONAL DETAILS


Dr. Sharifah Aishah Binti Osman

Senior Lecturer
Department of English
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
 
  +603-79675544
  +603-79675456
  saosman@um.edu.my
  Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-5301-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • NORTH AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF ROMANTICISM (NASSR), Member, (International)
  • ASSOCIATION FOR COMMONWEALTH LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE STUDIES IN MALAYSIA (MACLALS) , Member, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Chairman of Cheeseman Essay Prize Committee , University Malaya, 01-Sep-11 - 31-Aug-15
  • Head Of Department, Jabatan Inggeris, Inggeris, Department Of English, Faculty Of Arts And Social Sciences, 01-Sep-14 - 31-Aug-15
  • Head of Department, Jabatan Inggeris, Inggeris, Department Of English, Faculty Of Arts And Social Sciences, 01-Sep-14 - 31-Aug-15
  • Head Of Department, Jabatan Inggeris, Inggeris, Department Of English, Faculty Of Arts And Social Sciences, 01-Sep-12 - 31-Aug-14
  • Head Of Department, Jabatan Inggeris, Inggeris, Department Of English, Faculty Of Arts And Social Sciences, 01-Sep-11 - 31-Aug-12
  • Dept representative (Workload & Timetable committee) , Jabatan Inggeris, Inggeris, Department Of English, Faculty Of Arts And Social Sciences, 01-Jan-11 - 31-Aug-11

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Women Authors Of The Romantic Period
  • Malaysian Literature (Children's Literature in Malaysia)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).



Chapter In Book
2015
  • Osman, S.A., Lai S.Y. and Kassim, S.R. 2015. Recent Trends and Themes in Malaysian Children's Fiction. In John Stephens (ed). The Routledge Companion to International Children's Literature. London: Taylor and Francis. 

2006
  • Sharifah Aishah Osman, Refiguring the Female Harem Slave: Mary Shelley s Frankenstein and the Byronic Heroine , in Critical Voices from Malaysia: Perspectives in English Literature. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press, 2006. 

Article In Academic Journals
2014
  • Osman, Sharifah Aishah. "Illustrations of the East: Representations of Malaya in Selected British Colonialist Writings", Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE) 51, 2012/2013: 79-89. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

2011
  • Osman, Sharifah Aishah. "Gulnare, une heroine byronienne: Etude retrospective dans une selection d'oeuvres litteraires et artistiques des annees 1830". Delacroix Bulletin No. 9 (September 2011):91-100. Societe Des Amis Du Musee National Eugene Delacroix, Paris. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

2006
  • Sharifah Aishah Osman, Mightier than death, untamable by fate : Felicia Hemans's Byronic Heroines and the Sorority of the Domestic Affections. Romanticism on the Net (August 2006) 43. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Others
2002
  • SHARIFAH AISHAH OSMAN OF FRIENDS AND FOES, ACHES AND WOES, RHYME AND REASON MAC 2002 

2001
  • SHARIFAH AISHAH OSMAN LAYING WASTE OUR POWERS, RHYME AND REASON OGOS 2001 
  • SHARIFAH AISHAH OSMAN STAINING THE WATER CLEAR, RHYME AND REASON MEI 2001 
  • SHARIFAH AISHAH OSMAN THE BELT AROUND OUR LIVES, RHYME AND REASON OKTOBER 2001 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Source), (Level).


  • Malaysian Feminist History and the Role of Female Identity in the Transmission of Cultural Values: A Literary Study, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012-2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National
  • Malaysian Feminist History and the Role of Female Identity in the Transmission of Cultural Values: A Literary Study, Principal Investigator(PI), 30/10/2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), 30/04/2014
  • Nineteenth-century Orientalist writings, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 
  • Racial Stereotyping and National Identity from the Nineteenth Century to Contemporary Malaysia: A Literary Study., Co-Investigator, 2008-2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), University
  • Teaching of English Literature in Malaysian Schools, Co-Investigator, 2008, 
  • From Harem to Home: The Domestication of the Orient in Women's Writings in England, 1780-1850, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-2009, 
  • FROM HAREM TO HOME: THE DOMESTICATION OF THE ORIENT IN WOMEN\'S WRITINGS IN ENGLAND, 1780 - 1850, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/03/2008, , 31/08/2009
  • Images of Domesticity in Orientalist Writings by Women, 1780-1850, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007-2008, , International

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Setting of STPM Literature in English Exam Question Paper, Consultant, 2010-2011, Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia
  • Faculty Internal Auditor, 2010-2011, University of Malaya
  • Setting of STPM 2013 English Literature question paper, Consultant, 2013-2013, Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia
  • Setting of STPM 2015 English Literature Examination Question Paper, Consultant, 2015-2015, Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


Presenter
  • Displaying the Byronic Heroine: Letitia Landon's Orientalist Fiction as Nationalist Literature, Romantic Spectacle Conference, 08 Jul 2006, Center for Romantic Studies, University of Bristol, U.K., (International)
  • Eastern Sisters: Images of Domesticity in Romantic Orientalist Fiction by Women, 1800-1850, (Trans)national Identities/Reimagining Communities International Conference, 13 Mar 2008 to 15 Mar 2008, North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR), (International)
  • The Real Malay?: Concepts of Malayness from the Nineteenth Century to Contemporary Malaysia, Transformations in Literature and Language Colloquium, 02 Dec 2009 to 02 Dec 2009, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences UM, (National)
  • Byron's Gulnare: A Retrospective Study of the Byronic Heroine in Selected Art and Fiction of the 1830s", Byron and the Book: 2010 International Byron Society Conference, 26 Jul 2010 to 30 Jul 2010, International Byron Society, Northeastern University and Harvard University, (International)
  • Letitia E. Landon and Isabella Bird: Female Perspectives of Asia in the Victorian Text, 13th Malaysia-Singapore Forum 2011, 01 Dec 2011 to 02 Dec 2011, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, (International)
  • Illustrations of the East: Representations of Colonial Malaya in Selected Nineteenth-century British Writings, Space, Place and Time in Literature, Language and Culture: A One Day Colloquium, 07 Dec 2011 to 07 Dec 2011, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya., (National)
  • Female warrior or damsel in distress? Representations of femininity in Malaysian myths and legends, Research Colloquium on Myth, 20 Sep 2013 to 20 Sep 2013, KDU University College, (National)
  • Folktales and Female Identity: Narratives of Female Empowerment in Malaysian myths and legends, Malaysia Brunei Forum 2014, 20 May 2014 to 21 May 2014, (International)
Others
  • University of Malaya Researchers Conference, University of Malaya Researchers Conference, 19 Nov 2013 to 20 Nov 2013, (International)
  • Jane Austen: A life in small things, Jane Austen Arts Festival, 11 Dec 2014 to 11 Dec 2014, University of Malaya, (National)

SUPERVISION


Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)
Completed
  • Masters Degree, Lilian Leong Swee Yoke, Female Characters in Selected Restoration Plays
  • Masters Degree, Margaret Daniel, The Byronic Hero as Cultural Icon in the Romantic Period, 2005/2006
  • Masters Degree, Sharon Sugunathas, The Mother-daughter Relationship in Selected Novels of Amy Tan, 2007/2008
  • Masters Degree, Rafidah Sahar, Feminine Power, Desire and Value in Selected Short Stories of Mary Shelley, 2008/2009
  • Masters Degree, Susy A/P Narayanan, Female Characters in Selected Novels of Thomas Hardy, 2008/2009
  • Masters Degree, Aishah Bucksey, Fairytales and Education in 19th-Century Literature, 2007/2008

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Mafaz Mustafa, Muslim Characters in Victorian Fiction, 2008/2009
  • Masters Degree, Gary Seach Jin Beng, Treatment of Homosexuality in Selected Works of Oscar Wilde, 2008/2009

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


Post Graduate
  • Research Methodology, 2010/2011(2), 12, 14
  • Nineteenth-century Literature, 2010/2011(2), 6, 42
First Degree
  • Selected Texts I, 2010/2011(2), 12, 42
  • Ninteenth-century English Literature I, 2010/2011(2), 7, 42

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Joyce Magdalene Santi Israel, "The Gentleman in Selected Novels of Charles Dickens", Thesis ,  (2012-2012)
  • Janet Tay Hui Ching, "Even the Brothels are Multicultural Now": Postcolonial Urbanism in Hanif Kureishi's Novels", Thesis ,  (2012-2012)
  • Suloshini Jahanath, "Mythology and the Superhero Comic: Wonder Woman and the Role of Women", Thesis ,  (2012-2012)
  • Mustapha Bala Ruma, "Crossing Boundaries: A Comparative Study of Sufism and English Romanticism as Literary Movements", Thesis ,  (2011-2011)
  • Anucia Tharumaratnam, "The Symbiotic Man in a Selection of Dickens' Christmas Books", Thesis ,  (2009-2009)
  • Sophia Hanim Ismail, "'Uncertainty', 'Ambivalence' and 'Ambiguity' in Orhan Pamuk's Istanbul: Memories of a City, The Black Book and The New Life: Unsettling accounts of nation, people and texts", Thesis ,  (2008-2008)
  • Tai Soo Shong, "Isolation and Individualization in Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles", Thesis ,  (2007-2007)
  • Clarissa Lee Ai Ling, "Abjection in the Poetry of Sylvia Plath", Thesis ,  (2006-2006)
  • Simone E. Reutens, "Ethical Criticism in Selected Works of Charles Dickens and John Irving", Thesis ,  (2006-2006)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Malaysia Women's Marathon 2013, (National), 07-Apr-13 until 07-Apr-13
  • Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2013, (National), 29-Sep-13 until 29-Sep-13
  • Malaysia Women's Marathon 2014, (National), 16-Mar-14 until 16-Mar-14