PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. SURINDERPAL KAUR A/P CHANAN SINGH

Department of English Language
Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
 
  +603-79673103
  +603-79579707
  surinder@um.edu.my
 Department of English Language, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9872-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • MELTA MAJER Co Editor, Editorial Board Member, 2013 to 2018, (University)
  • UMCEDEL, Fellow, 2013 to 2020, (University)
  • SEARCH The Journal of the South East Asia, Reviewer, 2013 to 2013, (National)
  • ANPOR, Academic Member, 2014 to 2014, (International)
  • Journal of Modern Languages, Reviewer, 2015 to 2015, (University)
  • 3L Journal, Reviewer, 2018 to 2018, (University)
  • Linguistics and Literature Review Journal, Reviewer, 2018 to 2020, (University)

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


  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree, Dean's Office, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, 18/01/2019 to 17/01/2021
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree, Dean's Office, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, 01/08/2018 to 17/01/2019
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree, Dean's Office, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, 01/08/2016 to 31/07/2018
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree, Dean's Office, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, 13/08/2015 to 31/07/2016
  • Committee member for the Taskforce Pengemaskinian Polisi Penyeliaan, University Malaya, 30/09/2019 to 30/09/2020
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Task Force Pengemaskinian kaedah and Peraturan Ijazah Tinggi, University Malaya, 30/11/2018 to 30/06/2019
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH FEEDBACK SURVEY 2Ol7, University Malaya, 27/09/2017 to 28/02/2018 (AHLI JAWATANKUASA POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH FEEDBACK SURVEY 2Ol7)
  • Ahli Taskforce Pengkreditan/SLT Aktiviti Penyelidikan Program Pascasiswazah, University Malaya, 01/08/2017 to 31/07/2018 (Ahli Taskforce Pengkreditan/SLT Aktiviti Penyelidikan Program Pascasiswazah.)
  • Committee Member Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Kurikulum Program Doktor Falsafah Secara Penyelidikan University Malaya, University Malaya, 08/06/2016 to 31/12/2016 (Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Kurikulum Program Doktor Falsafah Secara Penyelidikan University Malaya)
  • Ketua Panel Penilai Permohonan Bantuan Persidangan Calon Ijazah Tinggi, Faculty, 04/04/2016 to 04/04/2018 (Ketua Panel Penilai Permohonan Bantuan Persidangan Calon Ijazah Tinggi)
  • Committee Member Jawatankuasa Penjimatan dan Penjanaan Dana, Faculty, 01/04/2016 to 31/03/2018 (Jawatankuasa Penjimatan dan Penjanaan Dana)
  • Committee Member Jawatankuasa Induk Kurikulum (JKIK), University Malaya, 28/03/2016 to 27/03/2018 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Induk Kurikulum (JKIK))
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree, University Malaya, 17/12/2015 to 31/07/2016
  • Acting Deputy Dean of Higher Degree, Faculty, 13/08/2015 (The appointment letter does not have a an end date)
  • Member of FBL Committee on Postgraduate Studies (JKIT), Faculty, 01/09/2011 to 31/08/2013
  • Coordinator of Masters in Applied Language Studies and Masters in Modern languages, Faculty, 01/09/2011 to 31/08/2013
  • Member of FBL Committee on Masters Handbook 2011/2012, Faculty, 30/06/2011
  • Member of Interview Panel for SMBL (English Language) students 2011/2012 , Faculty, 28/04/2011
  • Member of FBL Committee on Staff and Student Interaction, Faculty, 08/03/2011
  • Co-ordinator for English Language Programme for International Students - Undergraduates (ELPIS), Faculty, 02/01/2008 to 31/12/2008

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Humanities, Linguistics and Literature (Representation of Migrant workers, Refugee and Asylum Seekers )
  • Mutlimodality ( Multimodal Discourse Analysis, Semiotics)
  • Democracy and Governance ( Political discourse, electoral dynamics, protests, dissent, demonstrations, terrorism and insurgency)
  • Social Sciences, Sociology (Media Discourses, Traditional and New Media, Social Media and Social Networks)
  • Discourse and Pragmatics (Critical Discourse Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Feminist Poststructuralist Discourse Analysis, Political Discourse Analysis, Postmodernism, Poststructuralism )
  • Gender Studies (Language and Gender, Gender and Sexuality, Gender and technology)
  • Discourse and Pragmatics (CMC, social media, Internet websites, blogs, discussion boards)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2019
  • Neubauer, D. & Kaur, S. (2019). Gender and the Changing Face of Higher Education in Asia Pacific. Palgrave Macmillan 

2001
  • Lim, C.S; Kassim, S.R.; Philip, M.S.; Jeyam, L.; Khor, N. Kaur, S.; & Yeow, A. (2001). Sharing a Commonwealth: Proceedings of the 11th ACLALS Triennial Conference 1998.ACLALS 

1998
  • Mary Susan Philip, Agnes Yeow, Surinderpal Kaur Ramana, Neil Khor Jin Keong, Siti Rohaini Kassim (eds.) (1998). ACLALS Bulletin. Re-Cognizing Literature, Language, and Identity: Proceedings of the Asian Women Writers Conference 1997, Kuala Lumpur : ACLALS, 1998. 
Chapter in Book

2019
  • Kaur, S (2019). Gender and Leadership in a Research University: The Case of University Malaya. In Neaubauer, D & Kaur,S (eds) 2019. Gender and the Changing Face of Higher Education in Asia Pacific. Palgrave Macmillan. pp 127 - 143 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Abas, N & Kaur, S. (2019). Theologising the Discourse of Representation through ‘Faith’ and Religion in Football News. 3L: The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies. 25(3): 150 – 162 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Fernandez, P.R.; Ng, K.W.; Kaur, S. (2019).Risk Communication Strategies for Possible Health Risks From Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields (RF-EMF) Emission by Telecommunication Structures. Health Physics. 116:6. 835-839. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hijjo, N., Kaur, S., Khadim, K. (2019).Reframing the Arabic Narratives on Daesh in the English Media: The Ideological Impact. Open Linguistics. 5(1). 81-93 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Suppiah, P., Kaur, S. Arumugam, N. Shanthi, A. (2019). News Coverage of Foreign Sex Workers in Malaysia: A Critical Analysis. GEMA Online. 19 (1), 136-152 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Mohsin Hassan Khan, Hamedi Mohd Adnan, Surinderpal Kaur, Rashid Ali Khuhro, Rohail Asghar and Sahira Jabeen (2019). Muslims’ representation in Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim-Islam statement: A critical discourse analysis. Religions 2019, 10, 115, 1-16. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Cheong, H.F. & Kaur, S. (2019). Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest ‘hunk’ of them all? Negotiating a masculine notion of skin whitening for Malaysian men. SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research. 11(1). 54-73 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2018
  • Velu, U.R. & Kaur. S. (2018). Mirroring men in society: dynamics of images of the "self" and "other" in a Malaysian televised show. Journal of Language and Communication UPM. 5(1), 29-45. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Rethina Velu, U.R. & Kaur, S. (2018). Convergence Of Visual Interpretation Through Collective Practices Of Masculinity In Malaysian Televised Show. SEARCH Journal, 10(2). (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Suppiah, P. & Kaur, S. (2018). An Intertextual Analysis Of Sex-Trafficking Victims’ Representation In Malaysian News Media. Journal of Language and Communication, 5(2), 161-172 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • SUPPIAH, P. & KAUR, S. (2018). Transnational Sex Workers in Malaysia: Methodological Challenges in Data Collection. Journal of Modern Languages, [S.l.], v. 28, p. 118-136 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2017
  • Kaur, S. (2017). The Online Eunuch as a CyborgianTrans Figuration. Southeast Asian Review of English. 54(1). 18-35. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Hijjo, N. & Kaur, S. (2017). The Paratextual Analysis of English Translations of Arabic Media Narratives on Daesh. 3L:Language, Linguistics, Literature: The Southeast Asian Journal of English Studies. 23 (3). (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Hijjo, N. & Kaur, S. (2017). Recontextualizing Terror ISIS Narratives in the English Media. International Journal of Euro-Mediterranean Studies. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2016
  • Fernandez, P. R., Kaur, S., Hoong, N. K. 2016. The representation of government agencies in the health debates on radio frequency (RF) exposure in Malaysia SEARCH (Malaysia) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Fernandez, Kaur, S & Ng, KH. (2016). Risk communication, trust and politics: Discourse analysis on radio frequency (RF) exposure in Malaysia. Journal of Modern Languages (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2015
  • Cheong, H. F., Kaur, S. 2015. Legitimising male grooming through packaging discourse: a linguistic analysis Social Semiotics (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Kaur, S., Yee, Y.M.T., & Lean, M.L. 2011. Social networking and Bersih 2.0 rally in Malaysia. Asian Conflicts Reports 19(Sept-Nov): (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Proceeding

2013
  • Proceedings of the 2013 Asian Network for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2012
  • Social Media in Crisis: Effective Engagement in the Digital Age; Centre of Excellence for national Security (Singapore) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Extended Abstract

2016
  • Kaur,S & Suppiah, P. (2016). Representations of sex trafficking victims in Malaysia. Sociolinguistics Symposium 21:Attitudes and Prestige. 59. (ISI-Indexed)
Technical Report

2015
  • Kaur, S; Yusniza kamaruddin; Ng,K.H. et al. 2015. RISK COMMUNICATION RESEARCH FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD (EMF) FROM RADIO FREQUENCY (RF). MCMC Technical Report 

2012
  • Amran, Muhammad; Kaur, Surinderpal, Wong, C.Y; Sharifah Faridah Syed Alwi; Noor Akma Mohd Salleh; Maisarah Abdullah; Che Wan Jasimah Wan Radzi. (2012). Socioeconomic impact of the National Broadband Initiative (NBI). MDEC Technical Report 
Other Media(Tape,Video,Internet)

2005
  • Sunderland, J., Baker P., Duann, R., & and Kaur, S. 2006. Gender and Genre Bibliography (Third Edition). Available at http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/groups/gal/ggb/index.htm (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Others

2002
  • A MARTIAN SENDS A POSTCARD HOME BY CRAIG RAINE RHYME AND REASON, NST ( FEBRUARI 2002 
  • THE MIRROR BY SYLVIA PLATH RHYME AND REASON, NST MEI 2002 

2001
  • DEATH OF A NATURALIST BY SEAMUS HEANEY RHYME AND REASON , NST SEPTEMBER 2001 
  • LEDA AND THE SWAN BY YEATS RHYME AND REASON, NST OKTOBER 2001 

2000
  • RE-COGNIZING LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND IDENTITY PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASIAN WOMEN WRITERS CONFERENCE 1997. (CO-EDITOR) ACLALS 1998 
  • WEBS OF LIFE AND LOVE: LIFE IN THE WOODS AND OTHER STORIES BY ARI GORODIETSKI SOUTHEAST ASIAN REVIEW OF ENGLISH (SARE). 36 1998 
  • LORD, I STILL OWN THE MOON AND THE SUN¿ (TRANSLATED SHORT STORY OF MOHAMAD DAUD MOHAMAD) IN NORAZIT SELAT AND LYNNE NORAZIT SELAT (EDS.) ANTHOLOGY OF ASIAN LITERATURE: THE COSMOPOLITAN TRADITION. COCI 2000 

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


  • A Discourse Analysis of Media Representations of Female Circumcision in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2020 - 2020, Private Funding, (National)
  • Searching for home at home: Personal narratives of the stateless in Malaysia, Consultant, 2017 - 2020, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • REPRESENTATION OF MASCULINITY IN A TELEVISED SHOW IN MALAYSIA, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • An Analysis of Referential strategies of Migrant Workers in The Star Online and The Malaysian Insider Between 2010-2015, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Intertextual Analysis of Sex Trafficking in Malaysian News Media, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Multimodality in Chick-lit Book Covers, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2016, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Course & Disertation, (National)
  • The Multimodal Grammar Of The Islamic State Of Iraq And Al-sham's (isis) Digital And Social Media Communication Texts, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2018, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Analisis Perlakuan Dan Pelaksanaan Pilihan Raya Umum Ke- 13, Consultant, 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), (University)
  • The Discursive And Visual Representations Of Health Tourism In Malaysia, Consultant, 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • Patronage, Clientelism and Electoral Dynamics in the 13th Malaysian Federal Elections (PRU13), Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013, University Malaya Flagship Project for Social and Behavioural Sciences Cluster, (National)
  • Patronage, Clientelism And Dynamics In The 13th Malaysian Federal Elections (pru13): A Multidisciplinary Study, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2017, Flagship - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • Risk Communication Research for Electromagnetic Field (EMF) from Radio Frequency (RF) Researching the discourse representation of media texts: communicating scientific evidence regarding health effects of RF and EMF exposure and risk information to the public, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2014, Malaysian Commission for Multimedia and Communication (MCMC), (National)
  • Bersih 2.0 Rally and Social Networking Site, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, Council for Asian Transnational Threat Research (CATR), (National)
  • Socioeconomic impact of the National Broadband Initiative (NBI), Consultant, 2011 - 2012, Malaysian Development Corporation (MDec), (National)
  • A Study of Language and Gender in Cyberspace, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (International)
  • PhD in Linguistics, Principal Investigator(PI), 2004 - 2007, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Business Correspondence Practices in Malaysian Organizations, Coordinator, 2001 - 2002, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Business Communication in Malaysian Organizations
  • Constructing and Enabling Gender in Computer Mediated Communications

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


  • Expert Opinion on English Language Textbooks and CFR, 2018-2018, The Star
  • Consultant - Pakar Rujuk Kurikulum Elektif Teras, 2017-2017, Institut Pendidikan Guru Malaysia
  • Consultant for Al Jazeera on Bersih 4.0 and Himpunan Baju Merah, 2015-2015, Al Jazeera
  • Panel for Postgraduate Conference, 2014-2014, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, UM
  • Lecturer on the Theories and Methods of Literary Study Component of the Research Methodology Course for Postraduates at the Arts and Social Sciences Faculty, 2014-2014, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Resource person - RISK COMMUNICATION RESEARCH FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD (EMF) FROM RADIO FREQUENCY, 2013-2013, SKMM
  • Editor Journal of Democracy and Elections, 2013-2013, UMCEDEL, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, UM
  • Judge for the MELTA International Conference on Graduate Research in ELT 2012, 2012-2012, MELTA
  • Developing a framework and conducting a socio-economic impact survey for the assessment of the NBI, 2011-2011, The IA Group & MCMC
  • Judge for the MELTA International Conference on Graduate Research in ELT 2011, 2011-2011, Malaysian English Language Teaching Association MELTA
  • English Training Course for Science and Maths Pre-University Foundation Course Teachers, 2003-2003, Ministry of Education

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Expert Opinion for The Show The Daily Digest: What Do You Call a Dinosaur With An Extensive Vocabulary?, Bfm Radio, 2019, (National)
  • Expert On Language and Technology On Bfm Radio: The Internet and Our Changing Language., Bfm Radio, 2019, (National)
  • Expert Interview On Cyber Bullying On Bfm, Bfm Radio Station, 2019, (National)
  • Penghargaan Atas Sumbangan Dalam Menjayakan Bengkel UM Healthcare Group, Universiti Malaya, 2019, (University)
  • Expert On Mass Media On Cefr, The Star, 2018, (National)
  • Expert Opinion in Mass Media, The Star, 2018, (National)
  • Pensyarah Cemerlang (Kemanusiaan), University of Malaya, 2018, (University)
  • Expert Opinion On , The Star, 2017, (National)
  • Expert Opinion On Local Resource Materials to Teach English, Free Malaysia Today, 2017, (National)
  • Interview With The Night Project Bfm On Sociolinguistics, Critical Discourse Analysis and How it Helps Advance The Study of Society., Bfm Radio Station, 2016, (Private)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2016, (University)
  • Interview On Sexism in English Language by Bfm Malaysia (The Business Station), Bfm Malaysia (The Business Station), 2016, (National)
  • Interview With Al Jazeera Listening Post On The Malaysian Media, Al Jazeera, 2016, (International)
  • Khidmat Setia 20 Award, 2013
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2012, (University)

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


CONFERENCE
  • Self and Other Representation in ISIS s Social Media Discourse, Critical Analysis of Discourse Across Disciplines (CADAAD 2018), 2018-07-02 to 2018-07-07, CADAAD, (International)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Transversal Subjects, IGALA Conference, University of Wellington, 2008-07-03 to 2008-07-05, International Gender And Language Association, (International)
  • DISCOURSE STUDIES AND TERRORISM RESEARCH, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA DISCOURSE AND SOCIETY CONFERENCE (UMDS), 2019-08-01 to 2019-08-02, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, (International)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • Tomboys and dykes: Challenging conservative discourses on femininity and sexuality through cyberspace , Gender and Language Symposium, University of Lancaster, 2008-12-11 to 2008-11-11, Linguistics Department, University of Lancaster, (International)
  • Twitter and GE13, Media and GE13, 2013-06-06 to 2013-06-06, UiTM, (National)
  • Twitter as a platform for political deliberation, Ge13: The Aftermath, 2013-06-09 to 2013-06-10, IIU , (International)
  • Twitter as a data tool for elections research, Electoral Dynamics Workshop, 2013-12-14 to 2013-12-17, Universitas Gadja Madah, (International)
  • Social media and Its Impact in Malaysia, Singapore Civil Foundation Course, 2014-04-15 to 2014-04-16, Singapore High Commission, (International)
  • Discursive Representation of Cosmetic Surgery Patients, MALAYSIAN HEALTH TOURISM RESILIENCY WORKSHOP, 2014-10-16 to 2014-10-16, Centre for Management Enhancement (CME@FBA) Faculty of Business and Accountancy, (University)
  • Risk Communication Research for Electromagnetic Field (EMF) From Radio Frequency (RF), Conference on Non Ionising Radiation 2015 , 2015-10-28 to 2015-10-29, Agency Nuclear Malaysia, (National)
  • The Representation of Sex Trafficking Victims in Malaysia, SOCIOLINGUISTICS SYMPOSIUM 21, 2016-06-15 to 2016-06-18, University of Murcia, (International)
  • Gendered Discourses: Gender and Leadership in Research Universities in Malaysia, APHERP Senior Seminar on Gender and Leadership, 2016-10-27 to 2016-10-29, APHERP Asian Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership, (International)
  • Gender and leadership at the University of Malaya, Women and Leadership Seminar, 2018-05-31 to 2018-06-01, Centre for Multilingualism, University of Oslo, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Representations of Feminisms in Malaysian Print Advertisements, ACLALS Triennial, 2001-07-09 to 2001-07-14, Australian ACLALS, (International)
  • Negotiating gendered subject positions in online communities: Feminist Poststructuralist Discourse Analysis and Performativity Theory as means of analysis , BAAL-SIG Seminar, University of Birmingham, 2005-11-11 to 2005-11-12, British Assocciation of Applied Linguistics (BAAL), (International)
  • Harnessing Critical Discourse Analysis and Performativity Theory in the analysis of online discussion boards , LAEL Postgraduate Conference, Lancaster University, 2006-07-15 to 2006-07-15, LAEL Postgraduate Students, (International)
  • An Analysis of Gender Prejudice against Women and Gay Soldiers in Online Discussion boards, IGALA Conference, University of Valencia, Spain, 2006-11-09 to 2006-11-11, International Gender And Language Association (IGALA), (International)
  • An Analysis of the Self-Other Schema in Prejudice Talk on gender in the United States Military, Aston University and Birmingham University Conference on Critical Discourse Analysis, 2007-06-07 to 2007-06-08, Aston University and Birmingham University, (International)
  • Harnessing FPDA in the study of gender in online discussion boards, University of Malaya Conference on Discourse and Society (UMDS 2008), 2008-08-14 to 2008-08-15, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, UM, (National)
  • Discursive Construction of Malaysia as a transit nation, Space, Time, Literature, Language and Culture Colloquium, 2011-12-07 to 2011-12-07, Department of English, FSSS, (National)
  • Media Discourses on the Health Effects of Radio Frequency from Electromagnetic Field (RF/EMF) Exposure in Malaysia, Asian Network for Public Opinion Research , 2012-11-21 to 2013-11-23
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest "HUNK" of them all?: Challenging the Feminine Fair Beauty with Care , THE 4th INTERNATIONAL SEARCH CONFERENCE 2015, 2015-05-27 to 2015-05-29, Taylor's University, (International)
  • Crossing Borders, Intersecting Theories: Interdisciplinarity within Linguistics, Interdisciplinarity through Linguistics, BAAL Annual Meeting 2015, 2015-09-03 to 2015-09-05, BAAL UK, (International)
  • The Representation of Government Agencies in the Health Debates on Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure in Malaysia, UMDS 2015 Conference, 2015-11-14 to 2015-11-16, Fakulti Bahasa dan Linguistik, (International)
  • The Multimodal Grammar of DAESH's New Media Communications, 6TH CRITICAL APPROACHES TO DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ACROSS DISCIPLINES CONFERENCE (CADAAD 2016), 2016-09-05 to 2016-09-07, CADAAD, (International)
  • The Representation of the Media in Risk Communication on Radio Frequency Exposure in Malaysia, University of Malaya Discourse and Society Conference 2017, 2017-12-05 to 2017-12-06, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Self and Other Representation in ISIS s Social Media Discourse, CONFERENCE ON CRITICAL APPROACHES TO DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ACROSS DISCIPLINES (2018), 2018-07-03 to 2018-07-07, Aalborg University, (International)
  • Cultural Selfrepresentation of Childless Women in Malaysia , 7th UMDS 2019, 2019-08-01 to 2019-08-02, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, (International)
  • Islamic Discourses in Donald Trump s AIPAC Policy Conference Speech: A Critical Discourse Analysis, 7th UMDS 2019, 2019-08-01 to 2019-08-02, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, (International)
  • Division or Integration: A Multimodal Discourse Analysis on the China Hunan Mango TV Reality Show; X-Change, 7TH FLL POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE, 2019-11-30 to 2019-11-30, Postgraduate Office, FBL, (International)
  • Am I Who they Say I am? Self-Representations of Childless Women in Malaysia, 7TH FLL POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE SCHEDULE, 2019-11-30 to 2019-11-30, Postgraduate Office, FBL, (International)
  • Domestic Helpers in light of the Banning Policies by Indonesia and the Philippines, 7TH FLL POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE, 2019-11-30 to 2019-11-30, Postgraduate Office, FBL, (International)
OTHERS
  • The political economy of language: challenges and approaches within blue-collar workplace contexts, INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BILINGUALISM (ISB11), 2017-06-11 to 2017-06-15, University of Limerick, Ireland, (International)
  • Mirroring Men in Society: Dynamics of Images of the "Self" and Other, The Image Proposal Research Network Conference, 2017-10-31 to 2017-11-01, The Image Research Network, (International)
  • The Yin and Yang of Shape Poems: Dissecting Come to My Party and other Shape Poems, University of Malaya Discourse and Society Conference 2017, 2017-12-05 to 2017-12-06, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Self and Other Representations of Female Sympathisers of ISIS/DAESH, University of Malaya Discourse and Society Conference 2017, 2017-12-05 to 2017-12-06, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Representations of Female Sympathisers of ISIS/Daesh, Free Linguistics Conference, 2018-07-10 to 2018-07-11, University of Malaya, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Expert in News, The Star, 2018, 1, (National)
  • Expert on nnews on CEFR, The Star, 2018, 1, (National)
  • Expert in news on Malaysia English Language Education, The Star, 2018, 1, (National)
  • Is the current law prohibiting obscene publications sufficient to tackle cyber harassment and other harmful cyber behavior?, Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR), 2017, 1, (National)
  • Emerging Trends for Political Unrest and Violent Extremism in Asia Project, Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), Virginia, USA, 2011, 12, (International)
  • NBI Survey Project, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), 2011, 12, (National)
  • MELTA panel expert, MELTA, 2011, 12, (National)
  • Research project on the Language of Middle Management Leaders in the UK, Interland, Aston University & ESRC, 2010, 18, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Ahli bengkel UM Healthcare group, Universiti Malaya, Member, 2019-2019, (University)
  • Focus group on Communication Plan for UM Healthcare, Universiti Malaya, Facilitator, 2019-2019, (University)
  • Curriculum Review of Faculty course, University Malaya, Member, 2019-2020, (University)
  • Research development Committee Member, MELTA, Advisor, 2012-2012, (International)
  • Team Member for the Setting up of University Malaya's private university, Universiti Malaya, Committee Member, 2011-2012, (University)

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


  • Fragmentation and Regeneration in the Poetry of Yeats and Heaney ,  ( )
  • An Analysis of the use of e-mails for recreational purposes, Thesis ,  ( )
  • English for Oomputer Engineering Students in Universiti Pertahanan Malaysia: A Study of English Language Writing Needs, Thesis ,  ( )
  • The role of gender in the learning of English as a second language, Internal Examiner ,  ( )
  • Gender influences on local adevertisements of mobile phone service providers, Internal Examiner ,  ( )
  • Reviewer for Canadian Review of Sociology, Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • Reviewer for 3L The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies, Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • panel Evaluator for phd candidate Farid Mohammadi, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Panel evaluator for PhD candidate Ata' Hanafee b. Zawawi, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)

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


  • Advisor, Author and Director of "From Marjaana to Mittar: Bhai Mardana's Story". Produced by Sikh Naujawan Sabha Malaysia, (National), 02/04/2017 until 30/09/2019
  • conducted Socio-Economic Review of National Broadband Initiative (NBI) for MDEC, (National), 01/08/2011 until 29/06/2012

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Kashif Qureshi, -
  • Master Degree, Ng Yao Jia, INTERTEXTUALITY IN THE SOCIO-CULTURAL ELEMENTS OF HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mahmood Sidra, -, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Alghamdi, Fahad Salem J, THE REPRESENTATION OF SUNNI'S IN SAUDI SHI'A DISCOURSE AND ITS IDEOLOGICAL FUNCTION: A CDA STUDY, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Alena Zhdanava, AN ECOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF VEGAN CAMPAIGNS, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Sahar Rasoulikolamaki, REPRESENTATION OF SOCIAL PRACTICES IB DAESH'S ONLINE MAGAZINE, DABIQ, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ms.lin Zhili, -, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Uma Rani A Rethina Velu, THE REPRESENTATION OF MASCULINITY IN A MALAYSIAN TELEVISED SHOW, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Ibtihaj Binti Saian, -, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ashraf Z. R. Tantish, IDENTITY, PEACE AND RIGHTS IN THE PALESTINIAN OFFICIAL SPEECHES: A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Alena Zhdanava, AN ECOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF VEGAN CAMPAIGNS, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Alamsyah, Social Culture Discourse: Joko Widodo and Donald J. Trump's Presidential Election, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Abidat Ademorin Ibrahim, Evidentiality in News Discourse on Missing Malaysian Airline's Flight MH370, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Syahirah Binti Almuddin, Representasi Pelarian Syria dalam Al-Jazeera dan BBC, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Thusha Devi A/p K. Rajendra, EYESIGHT IS INSIGHT : A MULTIMODAL ANALYSIS OF CONCRETE VISUAL POEMS, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Thilaga Ravinthar, BLAME AVOIDANCE AND IMAGE RESTORATION STRATEGIES IN THE MH370 PRESS CONFERENCES, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nor Azyyati Binti Md Saad, REPRESENTATIONSOF CHILDLESS WOMEN IN MALAYSIA : A STUDY OF PERSONAL NARRATIVES, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Md Zulfikar Haidar, -, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ashraf Z. R. Tantish, IDENTITY, PEACE AND RIGHTS IN THE PALESTINIAN OFFICIAL SPEECHES: A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Sheren Khalid Abdul Razzaq, MEDIA REPRESENTATION OF FOREIGN DOMESTIC HELPERS IN MALAYSIA, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Puspalata C Suppiah, A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF THE REPRESENTATIONS OF SEX TRAFFICKING VICTIMS IN MALAYSIA, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nadhratunnaim Binti Abas, THE RHETORIC OF "FAITH" IN THE MEDIA REPRESENTATION OF FOOTBALL IN MALAYSIA, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Farzaneh Khandadel, Representations of iranian women in Western Media, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Natrah Noor, Discursive construction of Women in Adverts, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Jacqueline Anthonysamy, Rhetociral Devices in Female Leaders' Speeches, 2011/2012
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Amir Biglar, Reprentations of gender in Iranian EFL textbooks, 2011/2012

Completed
  • Master Degree, Sarah Nadiah Binti Rashidi, -
  • Master Degree, Ng Kit Meng, -
  • Master Degree, Sarah Nadiah Binti Rashidi, -
  • Master Degree, Sarah Nadiah Binti Rashidi, -
  • Master Degree, Ungku Khairunnisa Bt Ungku Mohd Nordin, -
  • Master Degree, Ng Kit Meng, -
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Sharifah Ayeshah Binti Syed Mohd Noori, TREATMENT DECISION MAKING ON INSULIN FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES : AN ANALYSIS OF ACTIVITY AND ACCOUNT, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Aasha Abdulmuhsin Ali, A MULTIMODAL ANALYSIS OF ISIS'S EID GREETINGS VIDEO, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Nurul Afiqah Binti Laili, A MULTIMODAL ANALYSIS OF FALLACIES IN MALAYSIAN AND SINGAPOREAN ANTI-SMOKING ADVERTISEMENT, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Alsawad Nooruldeen Fernas Jumaah, VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF IRAQI REFUGEES IN DEUTSCHE WELLE, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Melissa Khoo Yen Li, MULTIMODALITY IN THE FRONT COVERS OF CHICK-LIT BOOKS, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Za'im Bin Mohd Jais, AN ANALYSIS OF THE MODAL FUNCTION IN THE VISUAL COMPONENTS OF A GRAPHIC NOVEL, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Lionel Keith Vytialingam, THE DISCURSIVE REPRESENTATION OF THE USE OF ENGLISH ON FACEBOOK, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nael F. M. Hijjo, NARRATIVE ANALYSIS OF MEMRI'S ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS OF ARABIC EDITORIALS ON DAESH, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Shiva Hemmati, AN IRIGARAYAN READING OF SELECTED NOVELS OF EMILY AND CHARLOTTE BRONTE, ALICE WALKER AND ANAIS NIN, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Prasana Rosaline Fernandez, A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF RISK COMMUNICATION ON RADIO FREQUENCY EXPOSURE FROM TELECOMMUNICATION STRUCTURES, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Tanusha A/p Rathakrishnan, THE DISCURSIVE CONSTRUCTION OF HUDUD IN MALAYSIAN BLOGS, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Natrah Binti Noor, SELF-OTHER REPRESENTATION OF SEX WORKERS IN MALAYSIA, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Natrah Binti Noor, SELF-OTHER REPRESENTATION OF SEX WORKERS IN MALAYSIA, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Cheong Huey Fen, MEDIATED DISCOURSE ANALYSIS: NEGOTIATING METROSEXUALITY WITHIN L'OREAL MEN EXPERT'S PACKAGING DISCOURSE, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Tan Renjie, INTERTEXTUALITY IN AVATAR : THE LAST AIRBENDER, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Jacqueline A/p Anthonysamy, A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF FEMALE POLITICAL LEADERS' SPEECH STYLES, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Amir Biglarbeigi Ghajarieh, GENDER STEREOTYPES AND BIASES IN IRANIAN EFL TEXTBOOKS, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Melyza Pakianatham, THE USE OF MALAYSIAN ENGLISH IN ROBERT RAYMER'S SHORT STORIES, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Tan Hsiang Chyii, The Effective of Collaboration in Teaching and Learning Writing, 2007/2008

Terminated
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nur Haniz Mohd Nor, A THEMATIC ANALYSIS OF FREE MALAYSIA TODAY FACEBOOK COMMENTS ON 1MDB, 2018/2019

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


POST GRADUATE
  • SEMIOTICS AND MULTIMODALITY, 2018/2019(1), 16, 12
  • CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS, 2018/2019(2), 18, 12
  • SEMIOTICS AND MULTIMODALITY, 2017/2018(1), 18, 24
  • CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS, 2017/2018(2), 12, 12
  • SEMIOTICS, 2014/2015(1), 8, 40
  • Critical Discourse Analysis, 2011/2012(1,2), 15, 21
  • Semiotics, 2011/2012, 15, 42
  • Critical Discourse Analysis, 2008/2009(1), 20, 21
FIRST DEGREE
  • ENGLISH AND THE PERFORMING ARTS, 2018/2019(2), 15, 42
  • LANGUAGE PRODUCTION 2, 2017/2018(2), 13, 28
  • LANGUAGE PRODUCTION 1, 2017/2018(1), 15, 28
  • LANGUAGE PRODUCTION 2, 2017/2018(1), 15, 28
  • LANGUAGE PRODUCTION 1, 2017/2018(1), 13, 28
  • LANGUAGE PRODUCTION 2, 2014/2015(1), 8, 24
  • SEKSUALITY AND GENDER, 2014/2015, 25, 56
  • Gender and Sexuality, 2011/2012, 20, 42
  • Gender, Science and Technology, 2011/2012(2), 24, 12
  • Pengantar Semiotik, 2011/2012(2), 3, 14
  • Bahasa dan Makna, 2011/2012(1,2), 110, 42
  • Language Skills IV, 2010/2011(2), 25, 84
  • Bahasa dan Makna, 2008/2009(1), 32, 3
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills, 2008/2009(2), 23, 2
  • Gender and Sexuality, 2008/2009(2), 24, 4
  • Pengantar Semiotik, 2008/2009(2), 25, 3
  • Pengantar Linguistics, 2008/2009(1), 200, 34
  • Business and Professional Correspondence, 2007/2008(2), 20, 3
  • Communication for Employment, 2007/2008(2), 40, 4
  • Pengantar Semiotik, 2007/2008(2), 20, 2