Curriculum Vitae

DR. SHARIFAH AISHAH BINTI OSMAN

Senior Lecturer
  • Department of English
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • +603-79675545

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Sharifah Aishah Osman is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of English,   Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya. She holds a PhD in English Literature from Boston University, U.S.A. Her areas of expertise are Children’s and Young Adult Literature in Malaysia, and Nineteenth-century British Literature. She also has research interests in women’s writings, feminist youth literature, and folklore studies. She has published in all these fields, both in edited books, as well as in international journals such as Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature, Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, and Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE). She has presented numerous papers in international conferences, where she often promotes the works of authors of youth literature from Malaysia. She also serves as peer reviewer for a number of international journals, two of which are Scopus-indexed. Her current research projects examine the role of feminist folktales and folk tale adaptations in Malaysian youth literature. She welcomes research students working on any aspect of youth literature (especially in Asia), as well as British women's writings from the nineteenth-century.     

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • MALAYSIAN LITERATURE
    Children's Literature in Malaysia
  • WOMEN AUTHORS OF THE ROMANTIC PERIOD

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD, (Kesusasteraan Bahasa Inggeris)
    Boston University, Boston, Mass
  • MA, (Kesusasteraan Inggeris)
    American University, Washington D.C.
  • B.Ed., (Tesl)
    Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Head of Department
    01 Jan 2024 - present (English Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee Members
    01 Oct 2022 - 30 Sep 2024 (Department)
  • Wakil Laman Web Jabatan
    01 Jul 2021 - 30 Jun 2023 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Wakil Jawatankuasa Latihan Industri Jabatan
    01 Jul 2021 - 30 Jun 2023 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Wakil Jabatan ke Fakulti Pendidikan
    01 Jul 2021 - 30 Jun 2023 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Course Coordinator
    25 Oct 2021 - 31 Dec 2022 (Department)
  • Deputy Head
    11 Oct 2021 - 10 Oct 2022 (Department)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Ijazah Dasar Fakulti
    03 Aug 2018 - 02 Aug 2020 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Buku Panduan Fakulti
    03 Aug 2018 - 02 Aug 2020 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Internal Auditor
    15 Apr 2019 - 31 Dec 2019 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Internal Auditor
    01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Department Representative for Undergraduate Program Committee
    01 Sep 2016 - 31 Aug 2018 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Dept Exam Board Vetting Committee Member
    02 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head of Department
    01 Sep 2014 - 01 Sep 2015 (English Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Chairman of Cheeseman Essay Prize Committee
    01 Sep 2011 - 31 Aug 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Head of Department
    01 Sep 2014 - 31 Aug 2015 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head of Department
    01 Sep 2012 - 31 Aug 2014 (English Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head of Department
    01 Sep 2011 - 31 Aug 2012 (English Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Dept representative (Workload & Timetable committee)
    01 Jan 2011 - 31 Aug 2011 (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER OF BOOKBIRD: A JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S LITERATURE, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2022 to present (International)
  • INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (IRSCL), MEMBER
    2023 to 2023 (International)
  • NORTH AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF ROMANTICISM (NASSR), MEMBER
    2023 to 2023 (International)
  • CHILDREN'S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION (CHLA), MEMBER
    2023 to 2023 (International)
  • CHILDREN'S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION (CHLA), MEMBER
    2022 to 2022 (International)
  • IBBY MALAYSIA ADVISORY PANEL MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD
    2022 to 2022 (National)
  • INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (IRSCL) , MEMBER
    2022 to 2022 (International)
  • MBBY (MALAYSIAN BOARD ON BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE) , ACADEMIC ADVISORY PANEL
    2020 to 2022 (National)
  • INTERNATIONAL EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER FOR SARE: SOUTHEAST ASIAN REVIEW OF ENGLISH JOURNAL, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2021 to 2021 (International)
  • CHILDREN'S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION , ACADEMIC MEMBER
    2020 to 2020 (University)
  • INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (IRSCL), ACADEMIC MEMBER
    2019 to 2020 (University)
  • NORTH AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF ROMANTICISM (NASSR), MEMBER
     (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Sijil Staf Cemerlang 2018
    Universiti Malaya, 2019 (Ptj/ Faculty)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2016 (University)
  • KHIDMAT SETIA 20 AWARD
    , 2014
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2013 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2007 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2006 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2005 (University)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
  1. Osman, Sharifah Aishah. (2023). Review of Hanna Alkaf's Hamra and the Jungle of Memories. SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English, 60 (2), 186-190.
  2. Osman, Sharifah Aishah (2021). An Interview with Muhammad Haji Salleh." SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English. 58 (2), 189-198.
  3. Osman, Sharifah A. (2020) An Interview with Heidi Shamsuddin. SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English 57 (1), 207-212.
  4. Osman, Sharifah Aishah (2019). Review of Hannah Alkaf's The Weight of Our Sky. SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English 56 (2), 178-180.
  5. Osman, S.A. (2018). Agency, Adaptation, and Audience: Re-visioning the Legend of Mahsuri in Selected Contemporary Malaysian Young Adult Fiction. SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English, 55 (2), 1-19.
  6. Mustafa M. and Osman, S. (2017) The Jewish Question in Victorian Historical Romances. Al-Shajarah, 22 (1), 113-146.
  7. Osman, Sharifah A. (2014/2015) Letitia E. Landon and Isabella Bird: Female Perspectives of Asia in the Victorian Text. SARE, 52 (1), 85-98.
  8. Osman, Sharifah Aishah. (2013) Illustrations of the East: Representations of Malaya in Selected British Colonialist Writings. SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English, 51(1), 84-90.
  9. 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.
  10. Osman, Sharifah Aishah. (2006) "Mightier than death, untamable by fate": Felicia Hemans's Byronic Heroines and the Sorority of the Domestic Affections. Romanticism on the Net, 43. https://doi.org/10.7202/013590ar
ESCI
  1. Osman, Sharifah Aishah; Alkaf, Hanna (2023). Hamra and the Jungle of Memories, SARE-SOUTHEAST ASIAN REVIEW OF ENGLISH. 60(2), 186-190
Scopus
  1. Osman S.A. (2022). Beyond Survival: Narratives of Empowerment and Childhood Agency in Malaysian Youth Literature, Bookbird: Journal of International Children's Literature. 60(2), 3-14. doi:10.1353/bkb.2022.0021
  2. Osman, S. A. (2021). Addressing rape culture through folktale adaptation in Malaysian young adult literature. Girlhood Studies, 14(1), 117-133. doi: 10.3167/GHS.2021.140110
Books
  1. Wilson, B., & S.A. Osman. (Eds). (2024). The Asian Family in Literature and Film: Challenges and Contestations - South Asia, Southeast Asia and Asian Diaspora. Vol 2. Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. Wilson, B., & S.A. Osman. (Eds). (2024). The Asian Family in Literature and Film: Changing Perceptions in a New Age - East Asia. Vol 1. Palgrave Macmillan.
  3. Osman, Sharifah Aishah, & Tutu Dutta (Eds.) (2023) The Principal Girl Redux: Feminist Tales from Asia . Gerakbudaya.
  4. Osman, Sharifah Aishah, & Tutu Dutta (Eds.) (2023). The Principal Girl Redux: Feminist Tales from Asia. Gerakbudaya.
  5. Osman, Sharifah Aishah & Dutta, Tutu (Eds.). (2019). The Principal Girl: Feminist Tales from Asia. Gerakbudaya.
Chapter in Books
  1. Osman, Sharifah Aishah. (2024) Reimagining Girlhood in Contemporary Malaysian Youth Literature. In Sharon R. Mazzarella (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Girls' Studies (pp.246-256). Routledge.
  2. Osman, Sharifah Aishah. (2024). “We’ve been there, and we made it through”: Representations of Family Resilience in Contemporary Malaysian Youth Literature and Film. In Bernard Wilson & Sharifah A. Osman. (Eds.), The Asian Family in Literature and Film: Challenges and Contestations - South Asia, Southeast Asia and Asian Diaspora. Vol 2. Palgrave Macmillan.
  3. Osman, Sharifah Aishah. (2020). Folktale Adaptation and Female Agency: Reconfigurations of the Mahsuri Legend in Selected Contemporary Malaysian Young Adult Fiction. In Bernard Wilson and Sharmani Patricia Gabriel (Eds.), Asian Children's Literature and Film in a Global Age: Local, National, and Transnational Trajectories (pp. 215-243). Palgrave Macmillan.
  4. Osman, Sharifah Aishah. (2020). Re(con)figuring the Nenek Kebayan through Folktale Adaptation: Malaysian Folktales as Literary and Cultural Heritage. In Sharmani Patricia Gabriel (Ed.), Making Heritage in Malaysia: Sites, Histories, Identities (pp. 163-184). Palgrave Macmillan.
  5. Sharifah Aishah Osman, Lai Suat Yan, and Siti Rohaini Kassim. (2018). Recent Trends and Themes in Malaysian Children's Fiction. In John Stephens, Celia A. Belmiro, Alice Curry, Li Lifang & Yasmine S. Motawy (Eds.). The Routledge Companion to International Children's Literature (pp. 410-420). Routledge.
  6. Osman, Sharifah Aishah. (2006) Refiguring the Female Harem Slave: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the Byronic Heroine. In Agnes Yeow and Looi S.T. (Eds.) Critical Voices from Malaysia: Perspectives in English Literature (pp. 30-39). University of Malaya Press.

RESEARCH INTEREST


  • Children's and Young Adult Literature in Malaysia (Youth Literature)
  • Folklore Studies (Folktales)
  • Nineteenth-century British Orientalist Writings (Nineteenth-century British Literature)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2022 - 2023, University Grant
    "faith Is A Fine Invention": Emily Dickinson's Performativity In Poetry ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2017 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society)
    "of Curses, Nenek Kebayan And Old Wives' Tales": Malaysian Folktales, Myths And Legends As Literary And Cultural Heritage ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2012 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics)
    Malaysian Feminist History and the Role of Female Identity in the Transmission of Cultural Values: A Literary Study ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  4. 2019 - 2021, Private Funding
    Feminist Narratives And Folktale Adaptations In Malaysian Children's And Young Adult Literature ( Co-Inventor)
  5. 2017 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Heritage As A Process And Meaning Making: The Betel Leaves And Betel Quid In Malay Society ( Consultant)
  6. 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Malaysian Feminist History and the Role of Female Identity in the Transmission of Cultural Values: A Literary Study ( Co-Inventor)
  7. 2008 - 2009
    From Harem to Home: The Domestication of the Orient in Women's Writings in England, 1780-1850 ( Co-Inventor)
Private
  1. 2019 - 2023, Private Funding
    Feminist Narratives And Folktale Adaptations In Malaysian Children's And Young Adult Literature ( Principal Investigator(PI))
International
  1. 2024 - 2024, International Funding
    Jom Kita Bincang (let?s Talk About It): Children?s Literature On Sustainability, Health, And Social Issues ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2020 - 2020, International Funding
    Feminist Narratives and Folktale Adaptations in Asian Children s and Young Adult Literature (Fellowship Program at the International Youth Library, Munich, Germany) ( Co-Inventor)
  3. 2007 - 2008
    Images of Domesticity in Orientalist Writings by Women, 1780-1850 ( Co-Inventor)
University
  1. 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    Racial Stereotyping and National Identity from the Nineteenth Century to Contemporary Malaysia: A Literary Study. ( Consultant)

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Nancy Drew Turns 90 Media Interview, BFM Radio
    01 Nov 2020 - 01 Nov 2020 (National)
  • Setting of Stpm 2015 English Literature Examination Question Paper, Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia
    01 Jan 2015 - 01 Jan 2015 (National)
  • Setting of Stpm 2013 English Literature Question Paper, Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia
    01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2013 (National)
  • Setting of Stpm Literature in English Exam Question Paper, Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia
    01 Apr 2010 - 01 Apr 2011 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


PLENARY SPEAKER
  1. Jom Bincang: Malaysian Children's Literature on Sustainability, Health and Social Issues, Jom kita bincang: Sustainability, Health and Social Issues through children's literature, Embassy of Sweden, Kuala Lumpur (International) (26 Feb 2024 - 26 Feb 2024)
  2. Bebas bersuara : Addressing Gender-based Violence Through Malaysian Youth Literature and Film, Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) 2023, Singapore Book Council (International) (25 May 2023 - 28 May 2023)
  3. Bridging Divides, Healing Wounds: Diversity and Inclusivity through Child Agency in Malaysian Youth Literature, 38th IBBY International Congress 2022, IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) Switzerland (International) (05 Sep 2022 - 08 Sep 2022)
  4. Editing The Principal Girl: Feminist Folktales from Asia , Transgressions, Tradition, and Modernity: Contemporary Malaysia, Southeast Asia, and Beyond Colloquium 2017 , Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (International) (13 Dec 2017 - 14 Dec 2017)
INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Empowerment through Storytelling: Amplifying Voices of Malaysian Girls and Young Women for Gender Justice, Forum on Community-based Approach in Mainstreaming Children's Rights and Gender Equality, Kemban Kolektif and Faculty of Law, Universiti Malaya (International) (13 Oct 2023 - 13 Oct 2023)
  2. Methods of Literary Study, Postgraduate Research Methodology Workshop, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya (University) (14 May 2022 - 14 May 2022)
  3. Methods of Literary Study, Postgraduate Research Methodology , Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya  (University) (11 Dec 2021 - 11 Dec 2021)
  4. Editing The Principal Girl: Feminist Tales from Asia: From Idea to Final Manuscript, Community Engagement Webinar with Amore Prime School Jakarta, Amore Prime School, Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia  (International) (15 Jun 2021 - 15 Jun 2021)
  5. Folktale Adaptation and Female Agency: The Principal Girl, Gender Roles, and Community Engagement. , Keep Reading and Writing Alive Webinar, AIX3001 Ethics and Professionalism in Social Sciences Committee, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Universiti Malaya (University) (19 Jun 2020 - 19 Jun 2020)
  6. Folktale Adaptation and Female Agency: The Principal Girl, Gender Roles, and Community Engagement , Fairytale Salon Conference 2019: Fairytale and Folklore Conversations in the Anthropocene, Center for Literacy and Sociocultural Transformation, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor (National) (18 Sep 2019 - 18 Sep 2019)
  7. New Directions for Conservation in Contemporary Urban Malaysia , Forum on "Culture and Conservation", Rimba Ilmu Universiti Malaya, Feb 6 2018. , Rimba Ilmu Universiti Malaya  (International) (06 Feb 2018 - 06 Feb 2018)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. For anak-anak Malaysia everywhere : Memory, Trauma, and Healing in Hanna Alkaf s The Weight of Our Sky and The Girl and The Ghost , International Conference on Modernity, Memory, and Asian Childhood, The Taiwan Children s Literature Research Association (TCLRA) (International) (20 Nov 2021 - 20 Nov 2021)
PRESENTER
  1. Empowering the Child through Folktale Adaptation: The Principal Girl, Gender Roles, and Community Engagement , IRSCL Congress 2019: Silence and Silencing in Children s Literature, The Swedish Institute for Children s Books, Sweden (International) (14 Aug 2019 - 18 Aug 2019)
  2. Folktales and Femininity: Girlhood and the Transmission of Cultural Values in Malaysian Children's Literature, International Girls Studies Association Inaugural Conference 2016, International Girls Studies Association UK (International) (07 Apr 2016 - 09 Apr 2016)
  3. Folktales and Female Identity: Narratives of Female Empowerment in Malaysian myths and legends, Malaysia Brunei Forum 2014 (International) (20 May 2014 - 21 May 2014)
  4. Female warrior or damsel in distress? Representations of femininity in Malaysian myths and legends, Research Colloquium on Myth, KDU University College (National) (20 Sep 2013 - 20 Sep 2013)
  5. 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 , Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya. (National) (07 Dec 2011 - 07 Dec 2011)
  6. Letitia E. Landon and Isabella Bird: Female Perspectives of Asia in the Victorian Text, 13th Malaysia-Singapore Forum 2011, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore  (International) (01 Dec 2011 - 02 Dec 2011)
  7. 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, International Byron Society, Northeastern University and Harvard University (International) (26 Jul 2010 - 30 Jul 2010)
  8. The Real Malay?: Concepts of Malayness from the Nineteenth Century to Contemporary Malaysia, Transformations in Literature and Language Colloquium, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences UM (National) (02 Dec 2009 - 02 Dec 2009)
  9. Eastern Sisters: Images of Domesticity in Romantic Orientalist Fiction by Women, 1800-1850 , (Trans)national Identities/Reimagining Communities International Conference, North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) (International) (13 Mar 2008 - 15 Mar 2008)
  10. Displaying the Byronic Heroine: Letitia Landon's Orientalist Fiction as Nationalist Literature, Romantic Spectacle Conference, Center for Romantic Studies, University of Bristol, U.K. (International) (08 Jul 2006)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  1. Beyond Survival: Narratives of Empowerment and Implications for the Advancement of Malaysian Youth Literature, MBBY International Conference on Children and Books, Malaysian Board on Books for Young People (MBBY) (International) (16 Apr 2021 - 17 Apr 2021)
OTHERS
  1. Heritage as process and meaning-making: The Betel Leaf and Betel Quid in Malay Society, Malaysia-Singapore Forum 2018 , Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya  (International) (20 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018)
  2. Jane Austen: A life in small things, Jane Austen Arts Festival, University of Malaya (National) (11 Dec 2014 - 11 Dec 2014)
  3. University of Malaya Researchers Conference, University of Malaya Researchers Conference (International) (19 Nov 2013 - 20 Nov 2013)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2023) Article Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  2. (2023) Akira Leong Wan Ming Proposal Defence, University, (Reviewer)
  3. (2023) Article Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  4. (2023) Article Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  5. (2023) Abdul Halim Ayob Ma Thesis Examination, University, (Internal Examiner)
  6. (2023) Fathin Addina Phd Proposal Defence, University, (Reviewer)
  7. (2023) Article Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  8. (2022) Henusha Suthesan Ma Thesis Examination, University, (Internal Examiner)
  9. (2022) Abirami Sashidharan Ma Thesis Examination, University, (Internal Examiner)
  10. (2022) Internal Examiner for Abdul Halim Ayob Cd, University, (Internal Examiner)
  11. (2022) Phd Proposal Panel Assessor for Azahar Ahmad Nizar, University, (Reviewer)
  12. (2022) Article Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  13. (2022) Panel of Assessors for Asha Nair Ma Pd, University, (Reviewer)
  14. (2022) Article Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  15. (2022) Article Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  16. (2022) Internal Examiner for Henusha Suthesan Ma Cd, University, (Internal Examiner)
  17. (2022) Member of Editorial Board, International, (Reviewer)
  18. (2021) Internal Examiner for Ma Thesis (Naqiyyah Hana Md Abd Ghani), University, (Internal Examiner)
  19. (2020) Panel of examiners for MA Proposal Defense Henusha Suthesan "The Bitch is Back: A Comparative Study of the Villainnesses Journey to Selfhood in Lanka s Princess and Circe" , (Internal Examiner)
  20. (2020) External reader review for SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English journal article, (Reviewer)
  21. (2020) Internal Examiner for MA dissertation "Reading And the Mountains Echoed and The Kite Runner Through the Double Consciousness of the Diasporic Mind" submitted by Juwairiya Fatima (2020) , (Internal Examiner)
  22. (2020) Internal Examiner for MA dissertation "(Un)becoming Home: Gendered Constructions of 'Borneo's Paradise', North Borneo, in Colonial Travel Writing" submitted by Jenna Desiree Robert (2020), (Internal Examiner)
  23. (2020) Internal examiner for MA dissertation "Once Upon a Witch: A Study of Terry Pratchett's Tiffany Aching Series as Ecofeminist Bildungsroman" submitted by Daberah Ann Danker (2020) , (Internal Examiner)
  24. (2019) Internal examiner for MA dissertation "Othermothering the Resistance: A Black Feminist Interpretation of Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the life of a slave girl (1861) and Toni Morrison's Beloved (1987)" submitted by Nor Atikah Abd Wahid (2019) , (Internal Examiner)
  25. (2018) Internal examiner for MA thesis, Stefanie Natasha Rich Joseph, "Colonial Representations: Writings on Sarawak by Harriette Mc Dougall and Margaret Brooke", April 2018. , (Internal Examiner)
  26. (2017) "Happily Never After: Gender and Socioeconomic Homeostasis in Selected European and Malaysian Fairy Tales". MA dissertation submitted by Siti Nur Fatiha Junaidi 2017. , (Internal Examiner)
  27. (2015) Mohammad Ariff Othman, "Imperfect Mechanism: Conflict of Man and Machine in Selected Novels of H.G. Wells", (Internal Examiner)
  28. (2012) Janet Tay Hui Ching, "Even the Brothels are Multicultural Now": Postcolonial Urbanism in Hanif Kureishi's Novels" , (Internal Examiner)
  29. (2012) Joyce Magdalene Santi Israel, "The Gentleman in Selected Novels of Charles Dickens" , (Internal Examiner)
  30. (2012) Suloshini Jahanath, "Mythology and the Superhero Comic: Wonder Woman and the Role of Women", (Internal Examiner)
  31. (2011) Mustapha Bala Ruma, "Crossing Boundaries: A Comparative Study of Sufism and English Romanticism as Literary Movements", (Internal Examiner)
  32. (2009) Anucia Tharumaratnam, "The Symbiotic Man in a Selection of Dickens' Christmas Books" , (Internal Examiner)
  33. (2008) 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" , (Internal Examiner)
  34. (2007) Tai Soo Shong, "Isolation and Individualization in Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles" , (Internal Examiner)
  35. (2006) Simone E. Reutens, "Ethical Criticism in Selected Works of Charles Dickens and John Irving" , (Internal Examiner)
  36. (2006) Clarissa Lee Ai Ling, "Abjection in the Poetry of Sylvia Plath" , (Internal Examiner)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2024) Consultant Appointment for Joint Project On Children's Literature - Sweden and Malaysia, International, (Technical Advisor)
  2. (2020) Advisory Panel Member, IBBY Malaysia (MBBY), National
  3. (2018) Reviewer for Kritika Kultura: International Journal of Literary, Language, and Cultural Studies , Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines
  4. (2018) Panel of Judges for Three Minute Thesis Competition, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences , Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  5. (2018) Workshop on Methods of Literary Study (MA) , Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya
Contribution to event
  1. (2022) Parallel Session Moderator, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  2. (2021) Conference Participant, International, (Participant)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
  1. (2023) HYBRIDITY AND THE QUEST FOR SELF-ACTUALIZATION: ARAB WOMEN IN THE SELECTED WORKS OF AHDAF SOUEIF, FADIA FAQIR AND LEILA ABOULELA, GALAL ABDULGABAR AHMED AL-MOHAMMEDI
  2. (2023) The Orient is Alive: post 9/11 World, FARAH NAZEER
  3. (2023) Doris Lessing: Postmodern Feminist Autobiographer, LEE HUI LING
  4. (2023) Nature as Allegory in the children's poetry of John Bunyan, AI LYN CHEW
  5. (2023) A Marxist Reading of Mo Xiang Tong Xiu's The Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation., NUR MAIESYA BINTI ZULKEFLI
  6. (2023) Representations of Female Agency and Gender Relations in Contemporary Retellings of Rapunzel., SITI NURAINA BINTI ABD RAHMAN
  7. (2023) Female Self-Sacrifice in the Poetry of Emily Pfeiffer and Christina Rossetti, YEO JIA YEE, FAITH
  8. (2023) Minor Literature by Contemporary Muslim Arab-American Women: Repression and Resistance in Selected Poems by Kahf, Almontaser, Hammad and Helal, BAYAN MOHSIN HAMED AL HADHRAMI
  9. (2023) Representation and Normalization of Charles Dickens' Disabled Characters in A Christmas Carol and Our Mutual Friend, HUDA M H FRIHAT
  10. (2023) The Portrayal of Anthropomorphised Animals in Japanese Children’s Literature, NADRAH BINTI AHMAD KAMAL
  11. (2023) The Representation of Gender and Class in Dickens’ Hard Times and Great Expectations, SITI AISHAH BINTI AHMAD
  12. (2022) THE FEMINIST MOVEMENT AND WOMEN'S HIGHER EDUCATION IN VICTORIAN BRITAIN: RESISTANCE AND REFORM IN THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON, ELIZABETH SEWELL, AND EMILY DAVIES, DALIA AHMED ELHASHMI IDRIS MOHAMED AHMED
  13. (2022) The Time Traveller and the Secret Societies: Magic(al) Realism as Defocalised Narrative in Selected Malay Folklore Retellings., Shaida Salwi
  14. (2020) A BUSHEL OF PEARLS": MATERIALIZING FEMALE AGENCY IN DIANA PRIMROSE'S A CHAIN OF PEARL (1630) AND LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON’S THE IMPROVISATRICE AN OTHER POEMS (1825), ALYNNA JULIET GREGORY
  15. (2016) SUBVERTING BOURGEOIS IDEOLOGY IN DICKENS'S OLIVER TWIST AND GREAT EXPECTATIONS, JARED RAYMOND
  16. (2016) EROS AND AGAPE IN CHRISTINA ROSSETTI AND ELIZABETH BARETT BROWNING'S SONNETS, 1850-1900, YOONG YUI JIEN
  17. (2016) "SPEAK I MUST": FEMININITY, MARRIAGE, AND THE WOMAN QUESTION IN CHARLOTTE BRONTE'S NOVELS, SITI NAZIRAH BINTI MUSTAPHA
Under Graduate Students
  1. (2023) AIC3002 Research Project 1

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2023) AOA7001 - Research Methodology in Literary Studies
  2. (2023) AOA7021 - Nineteenth-Century British Literature
  3. (2022) AOA7021 - Nineteenth-Century British Literature
  4. (2022) AOA7023 - Literature for Children and Young Adults
  5. (2022) AOA7008 - Literature of The Victorian Age
  6. (2021) AOA7006 - Literature of The Romantic Age
  7. (2020) AOA7001 - Research Methodology in Literary Studies
  8. (2019) AOA7001 - Research Methodology in Literary Studies
  9. (2019) AOA7008 - Literature of The Victorian Age
  10. (2018) ACGB6182 - Research Methodology
  11. (2018) AOA7006 - Literature of The Romantic Age
  12. (2018) AOA7001 - Research Methodology in Literary Studies
  13. (2018) AOA7008 - Literature of The Victorian Age
  14. (2018) ACGB6308 - Literature of The Victorian Age
  15. (2018) AOA7008 - Literature of The Victorian Age
  16. (2017) AOA7006 - Literature of The Romantic Age
  17. (2017) AOA7001 - Research Methodology in Literary Studies
  18. (2011) ACGB6182 - Research Methodology
  19. (2011) ACGB6188 - Nineteenth-Century Literature
Bachelor
  1. (2023) AIC1003 - Aspects of Poetry
  2. (2023) AIC2005 - Topics in The Nineteenth Century
  3. (2023) AIC1008 - Writing About Literature Ii
  4. (2023) AIC3019 - Nineteenth Century British Literature and Culture
  5. (2023) GQA0020 - Literature and Gender
  6. (2022) AIC2005 - Topics in The Nineteenth Century
  7. (2022) AIC2003 - Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
  8. (2022) AIC1007 - Writing About Literature I
  9. (2021) PIB3008 - Literature in The School Syllabus
  10. (2021) AIC2005 - Topics in The Nineteenth Century
  11. (2020) AIC2001 - Reading and Writing About Literature Ii
  12. (2020) AIX2002 - Gender and Literature
  13. (2020) GIA2006 - Appreciating Literature
  14. (2019) GIA2006 - Appreciating Literature
  15. (2019) AIX2002 - Gender and Literature
  16. (2019) AIC3004 - Research Project 2
  17. (2019) PIB3008 - Literature in The School Syllabus
  18. (2019) AIC3002 - Research Project 1
  19. (2019) AIC2005 - Topics in The Nineteenth Century
  20. (2018) GIA2006 - Appreciating Literature
  21. (2018) AIC2001 - Reading and Writing About Literature Ii
  22. (2018) AIC3002 - Research Project 1
  23. (2018) AIC2005 - Topics in The Nineteenth Century
  24. (2018) AIC3004 - Research Project 2
  25. (2018) PXET3110 - Text for Schools
  26. (2018) PIB2006 - Critical Thinking and Literature
  27. (2017) AIC3002 - Research Project 1
  28. (2017) AIC1002 - Introduction to Fiction
  29. (2017) AIC2001 - Reading and Writing About Literature Ii
  30. (2011) ACEA1114 - Selected Texts I
  31. (2011) ACEA2101 - Ninteenth-Century English Literature I

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Moderator for Social Media Content for The Principal Girl On Facebook (Community/International), (01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
  • Radio Interview. “The Principal Girl: Feminist Tales from Asia”, Live and Learn, Bfm 89.9, 8 March 2019., (08 Mar 2019 - 08 Mar 2019)
  • Standard Chartered Kuala Lumpur Marathon, (21 May 2017 - 21 May 2017)
  • Malaysia Women's Marathon 2014, (16 Mar 2014 - 16 Mar 2014)
  • Standard Chartered Kl Marathon 2013, (29 Sep 2013 - 29 Sep 2013)
  • Malaysia Women's Marathon 2013, (07 Apr 2013 - 07 Apr 2013)
  • Penang Bridge International Marathon 2011 (Full Marathon Participant), (20 Nov 2011 - 20 Nov 2011)