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Siti Nuraishah Binti Ahmad

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Postcolonial Literature in English Language) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Master of Arts (English Literature) - Masters Degree, University of Sussex
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences (English Language and Literature) (Honours) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Siti Nuraishah Binti Ahmad (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES

Other's position:

Head of Department, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences


aishah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Siti Nuraishah Ahmad is an Assistant Professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, IIUM. She has published articles in international journals e.g. Kyoto University's Southeast Asian Studies, Journeys: The International Journal of Travel and Travel Writing, and Asiatic. Her publications cover colonial travel writing about Malaya, depictions of Malaya and Malaysia in British fiction, and women's writing. She has presented papers in conferences held in Kuala Lumpur, Honolulu, and Cardiff.
Siti Nuraishah is also a qualified translator and has co-translated two books from Malay into English for the Malaysian Institute of Translation and Books. She is currently working on a translation of Joseph Conrad's short story, "Karain", into Malay.


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Arts and Culture ~ Post and Colonial and Global Culture Studies - Doctor of Philosophy (Postcolonial Literature in English Language)


Professional Membership


  • 2009 - 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Life Member), Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (MELTA)
  • 2018 - 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Association for Asian Studies


Teaching Responsibilities


ENGLISH LITERATURE I 2007/2008
ENGLISH LITERATURE III 2005/2006 2006/2007
ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE 20TH CENTURY 2021/2022
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2020/2021
ISLAMIC LITERATURE 2006/2007
ISSUES IN WORLD LITERATURE 2020/2021
LANGUAGE FOR OCCUPATIONAL PURPOSES 2008/2009 2004/2005
LITERARY GENRES I: DRAMA AND POETRY 2017/2018
LITERARY GENRES II : INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA 2012/2013 2006/2007 2004/2005 2017/2018 2005/2006 2007/2008
LITERARY GENRES II: THE NOVEL & THE SHORT STORY 2019/2020
LITERARY GENRES III:THE NOVEL & SHORT STORY 2008/2009 2016/2017 2014/2015 2015/2016 2012/2013 2013/2014 2004/2005
MALAYSIAN AND SINGAPOREAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
SHAKESPEARE IN HIS AGE AND IN MODERN CONTEXT 2018/2019 2014/2015 2015/2016 2013/2014 2017/2018
SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 2013/2014 2016/2017 2015/2016 2017/2018 2014/2015
TOPICS IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE 2008/2009
WOMEN IN ASIAN LITERATURE 2013/2014 2015/2016 2012/2013 2021/2022 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2014/2015
WORLD LITERATURE 2: WOMEN?S WRITING AROUND THE WORLD 2018/2019
WORLD LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 2007/2008


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2018 Muslim Women Visionaries: Gender, Ethnicity and Nationalism in the Works of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and Adibah Amin
2016 - 2019 A Study on Postcolonial Malaysian Women's Life-Writing: Spatiality, Identity, and Nation
2014 - 2015 A Preliminary Survey on Employees' Expectation of IIUM Bachelor of Human Sciences (English Language & Literature) / BENL Graduates
On-Going
2020 - Present Socio-Economic Report Covid-19: Social Cohesion and Community Resilience (Citizenship/nationality)


Publications


Article

2020 Journey to the West: Malay(si)an women's narratives of travels in England, 1934-58. Asiatic IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, 14 (2) pp. 24-42
2020 Journey to the West: Malay(si)an Women’s Narratives of Travels in England, 1934-58. Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, 14 (2) pp. 8-23
2019 Book Review: Sovereign women in a Muslim kingdom: the Sultanahs of Aceh, 1641-1699 by Sher Banu A.L. Khan. reprint. Singapore: NUS Press, 2018, 336 pp. ISBN 978-981-4722-20-9. Srikandi: Journal of Women and Leadership, 1 (1) pp. 169-172
2019 Identities in exile: re-membering identities, re-membering the nation in Laksmi Pamuntjak's amba. Kritika Kultura, 33/34 () pp. 68-87
2019 In search of 'home' in the transnational imaginary: food, roots, and routes in memoirs by Asian Australian women writers. The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, 12 (2) pp. 103-127
2019 In search of home in the transnational imaginary: food, roots, and routes in memoirs by Asian Australian women writers. The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, 12 (2) pp. 103-127
2017 Book Review: Exile in Colonial Asia: kings, convicts, commemoration (ed. Ronit Ricci). ASIATIC: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, 11 (2) pp. 141-143
2017 Book review: Islam translated: literature, conversion, and the Arabic cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia by Ronit Ricci. Kajian Malaysia, 35 (2) pp. 131-133
2014 Malaysia as the Archetypal Garden in the British Creative Imagination. Southeast Asian Studies, () pp.
2014 Mohamed Latiff Mohamed, Confrontation, translated by Shafiq Selamat. Asiatic, 8 (1) pp. 268-270
2014 The world is my bookshop: an interview with Muhammad Haji Salleh. Asiatic, 8 (2) pp. 195-205
2012 Movement and belonging: lines, places and spaces of travel / Carol E. Leon, New York: Peter Lang, 2009. 255 pp. ISBN 9780820472546. Asiatic, 6 (1) pp. 178-180
2011 Rehabilitating Eden: archetypal images of Malaya in travel writing. Journeys, 12 (1) pp. 22-46
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Empowering local youth and university students through project-based learning: a case study on incorporating community-based project in the literature classroom. In: International Seminar on the Roles of University in Responding to Psychosocial Issues in the Community (ISRUPIC),
2018 In search of 'home' in the transnational imaginary: food, roots, and routes in memoirs by Asian Australian women writers. In: International Conference on Literature 2018 (ICL),
2017 Making a nation: The colonial university as contact zone in the novels of Adibah Amin. In: 17th Biennial AsiaPac Symposium on Literature and Culture,
2015 Demon and Hero: Mani Ratnam's Raavanan and de-mythologising the Indian discourse of the nation. In: SoLLS.Intec 2015 Conference,
2015 Laksmi Pamuntjak's 'Amba' and re-membering fractured identities in Indonesia. In: The 3rd Literary Studies Conference: The 1965 Coup in Indonesia - Questions of Representation 50 Years Later,
2011 Recovering indigenous inscriptions of meaning from the colonial novel: A re-reading of the spatial archetypes in Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim. In: SoLLS.Intec 2011 Conference,
Book Section

2016 A geography of knowledge: the kampung and the journey towards knowledge in Awang Goneng's Growing Up in Trengganu and Riri Riza's Laskar Pelangi. In: The International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 978-967-14480-0-7, pp. 174-190