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DR. ALICIA BINTI IZHARUDDIN

Gender Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
 
  +603-79675447
  alicia@um.edu.my
 Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

BIOGRAPHY


Alicia Izharuddin is a Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies at the Faculty of the Arts and Social Sciences. She received her PhD in Gender Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, in 2014. At Universiti Malaya, she teaches 'Gender and Sexuality' and 'Gender, Science, and Technology'. She has published in Signs, Asian CinemaIndonesia and the Malay World, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, and Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific. She is from Petaling Jaya and has lived in Oxford, London, Jakarta, and San Diego.

Alicia is interested in social, critical, and queer theory and the study of media and cinema in the Southeast Asian context. Students interested in feminist politics and theory, gender, sexuality, queer and trans identities and looking for research advice and thesis/dissertation supervision are especially welcome.


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Book

2017
  • Izharuddin, A. (2017) Gender and Islam in Indonesian cinema. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 
Chapter in Book

2018
  • Izharuddin, A. (2018). The new Malay woman: The rise of the modern female subject and transnational encounters in postcolonial Malay literature. In G.V.S. Chin and K. Mohd Daud (Eds.), The Southeast Asian woman writes back (pp. 55-70). Singapore: Springer. 

2012
  • Izharuddin, A. 2012. Melancholic masculinity and representations of 'traditional' homoeroticism in an Indonesian novel. In Worthington, Ann (ed.). Queer sexualities: staking out new territories in queer studies, pp. 111-126, Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press. 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Izharuddin, A. (2019). Does sociology need decolonizing? International Sociology, 34(2), 130-137. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2018
  • Izharuddin, A. (2018). "Free hair": Narratives of unveiling and the reconstruction of self. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 44(1), 155-176. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Izharuddin, A. (2019). Precarious intellectuals: The freelance academic in Malaysian higher education. Kajian Malaysia, 36(2), 1-20. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2017
  • Izharuddin, A. (2017). Review article [review of Under Bright Lights, There Goes the Gayborhood, and Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia]. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 48(2), 319-324 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Izharuddin, A. (2016) Ideologische Grabenkämpfe und LGBTQ-Identitäten im multi-kulturellen Malaysia. Südostasien. 1/2016, 1-2. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Izharuddin, A. (2016) What is 'Islamic' about Islamic cinema? http://cinemapoetica.com/what-is-islamic-about-islamic-films/ (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2015
  • Alicia Izharuddin. 2015. The Muslim woman in Indonesian cinema and the face veil as Other. Indonesia and the Malay World 43(127) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Alicia Izharuddin. 2015. The short films of Mien Ly and an articulation of feminist queer theory. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific Issue 38. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Alicia Izharuddin. 2015. Pain and pleasures of the look: The female gaze in Malaysian horror film. Asian Cinema 26(2): 135-152. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Alicia Izharuddin. 2013. Same-sex intimacies in Mairil and the queering of authenticity. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 14(4): 538-550. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Alicia Izharuddin. 2013. The use of English in contemporary Malaysian feminist activism. 2013. Analize: Journal of Gender and Feminist Studies 1(15):1-20 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Article in Non-Refereed Journals

2017
  • Izharuddin, A. (2017). Taming Babel: Language in the Making of Malaysia (Review) 
Others

2018
  • Izharuddin, A. (2018). Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-en Volkenkunde, 174(2/3), 360-362. 

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INVITED SPEAKER
  • Silence and consent: continuum of non-veiling, Malay femininity, and the new Islamisation in Malaysia, Southeast Asian Studies Seminar Series, 2016-03-23 to 2016-03-23, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, (International)
  • Dato Vida and vagaries of Malay femininity, Cultural Intimacies of Malay media, performing arts and literature, 2018-02-28 to 2018-02-28, Maznah Mohamad, NUS., (International)
  • Intimacy Reconsidered: The romance industry and sexual capital in transition in Malaysia, Contemporary Media Practices and Religious Encounters workshop, 2018-05-03 to 2018-05-04, Institute for Social Anthropology, (International)
  • Interview as therapy, International Seminar on Research on Social Justice, 2018-10-30 to 2018-10-30, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Silence and consent: Continuum of non-veiling, Malay femininity and the new Islamisation in Malaysia, Religious Transformations in Asia, 2016-04-07 to 2016-04-09, Australian National University, (International)
  • Cinema of misrecognition: Islam, gender, and the terrorist in contemporary Indonesian film , Association of Southeast Asian Cinemas (ASEACC 2018), 2018-07-23 to 2018-07-26, ASEACC, (International)
  • Pink diamonds and a pink Lamborghini: Reflections on personal narrative, charisma, and the rethinking of shame as political affect , International Conference on Gender and Sexuality (CoGen 2018), 2018-11-12 to 2018-11-14, Monash University, Sunway, Malaysia, (National)
OTHERS
  • Panel on Gender Rights in Indonesia and Malaysia, 2nd Workshop on Democracy and Human Rights in Malaysia and Indonesia: Paths and Outcomes, 2016-06-02 to 2016-06-03, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, (University)

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SUPERVISION


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Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), John Matthew Pinto A/l Edward Pinto, Sexual fluidity among men and women in Malaysia: Statistical descriptions, contexts, and narratives of change, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Syed Ahmad Faisal Alhabshi Syed Abdullah, Broadcasting of Dakwah and Malaysian Islamic Popular Culture, 2016/2017

TEACHING
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FIRST DEGREE
  • Gender dan Seksualiti, Others(1), 20, 42
  • Gender, Science and Technology, Others(2), 20, 42
  • INTRODUCTION TO GENDER STUDIES, Others(1), 20, 21
  • THEORY IN GENDER STUDIES, 2016/2017(2), 30, 3