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Nursafira Bt Ahmad Safian

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D degree in Arabic Language and its Literature - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Jordan
  • Master of Human Sciences in Arabic Literary Studies - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences (Arabic Language and Literature) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Nursafira Bt Ahmad Safian (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


nursafira@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nursafira Binti Ahmad Safian (Assistant. Prof. Dr.) is currently an academic staff at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). She obtained her Bachelors degree (Hons.) in Arabic Language and Literature from IIUM (2010). Upon completion of her degree, she served at the Department of Arabic Language and Literature (DALL), Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, IIUM as an Academic Trainee (2011). She then pursued her studies at the same academic institution and obtained her Masters degree in Arabic Literary Studies (2013). She was appointed as Assistant Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies (A biannual peer-reviewed Arabic Journal-Arabic Online Journal) (2013-2015) before pursuing her studies at University of Jordan and obtained her Ph.D degree in Arabic Language and Literature (January 2018). 

She was the recipient of several awards, including Anugerah Kecemerlangan Pelajar Mumtaz Se-Jordan, organized by Education Malaysia Jordan (EMJ) (2 December 2016), The Best Student (Overall) of Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS) (2010), The Best Student (Academic) of KIRKHS (2010), The Best Student (Sibawayh Award) in Arabic Language and Literature (2010), IIUM Sports Award (Half-Colour Award: Table-Tennis Games) (2009), Anugerah Pelajar Terbaik Ko-kurikulum (2003) and Anugerah Kecemerlangan Pendidikan Tengku Idris Syah: Sekolah-sekolah Agama Jabatan Agama Islam Selangor (2002). She also got first place in the class ranking out of 95 students of Bachelor of Human Sciences: Arabic Language and Literature Programme–2009/2010). 

She was the representative of IIUM for Inter-Varsity Arabic Debate Championship (2007-2009), including the championship among ASEAN Countries at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), (17-21 July 2008) and won the first place. She was also one of IIUM table-tennis players for MASUM GAMES (Malaysian University Sports Council Games) (2007).  She has been invited as an adjudicator for national and international arabic debate championship between schools and universities, including Qatar Debate (The International Universities Arabic Debating Championship), organized by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (20-29 April 2010) and Arabic Debate Competition organized by Nadiy al-Lughah al-Arabiyyah wa al-Munazarah (Singapore Students’ Association in Jordan (SIRAJ) at University of Yarmouk (9 August 2017). 

Her research interests are mainly in Arabic literary studies, modern Arabic prose, Islamic literature, modern literary criticism, Arabic prosody and rhyme, and comparative literary studies (Arabic-Malay language). She has been actively involved in national and international conferences around the world and contributed to journals. She has been appointed currently as referee for al-Tajdid Arabic Journal-KIRKHS (IIUM), e-Jurnal Penyelidikan dan Inovasi (e-JPI)-(KUIS), e-Jurnal Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah (JSASS)-(KUIS), Expert Evaluator For 5th International Conference on Postgraduate Research 2018 at Selangor International Islamic University College (KUIS), coordinator for final year undergraduate students' projects (FYP) (2019 onwards), member of Schedule Committee (2018), member of Postgraduate Committee (2018-2019), member of Curriculum Committee (2018 onwards), member of Conferences’ Committee (2019), member of the editorial board of Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies (2019 onwards).


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Arts and Culture ~ Other Arts and Culture n.e.c. - Arabic Literary Studies
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Arts and Culture ~ Other Arts and Culture n.e.c. - Modern Arabic Prose, Islamic Literature, Arabic Prosody and Rhyme
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Comparative Literature - Arabic - Malay Language
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Other Linguistics and Literature n.e.c. - Modern Literary Criticism


Professional Membership


  • 2013: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), International League of Islamic Literature
  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Middle Eastern Muslim Graduates Association
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka
  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Treasurer), International League of Islamic Literature
  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), International Association of Arabic Teachers (London)
  • 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Lifetime member), The Society of Arabic Language, Malaysia


Teaching Responsibilities


ABBASID & ANDALUSIAN POETRY TEXTS 2018/2019
AL-'ARUD WA AL-QAFIYAH 2017/2018 2020/2021 2018/2019 2019/2020 2021/2022
ARABIC FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES 2017/2018 2019/2020 2020/2021 2021/2022
ARABIC PROSE TEXTS 2019/2020 2017/2018 2018/2019
ARABIC SPEECH COMMUNICATION SKILLS 2019/2020
COMPARATIVE LITERARY STUDIES 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE 2019/2020 2020/2021
CREATIVE WRITING 2021/2022 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2020/2021
INTERNSHIP 2019/2020
INTRODUCTION TO MODERN ISLAMIC LITERATURE 2018/2019
PRACTICAL GRAMMAR 2019/2020
QUR'ANIC AND PROPHETIC TEXTS 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER I 2020/2021 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER II 2018/2019 2020/2021
TEXTBOOK DEVELOPMENT IN THE TEACHING OF ARABIC 2020/2021
THEORY OF LITERATURE 2020/2021 2021/2022


Research Projects


Completed
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On-Going
2019 - Present The Usage of Arabic Novel in Empowering Writing Skill among BARB (Bachelor of Arabic Language and Literature) Students of IIUM
2018 - Present The Usage of Malay Melodies in Science of Prosody (`ilm al-`Arudh): An Exploration Study


Award & Recognition


13 Mar, 2020 BEST SPORT TEAM AWARD (TABLE-TENNIS) 2019 - International Islamic University Malaysia University
05 Mar, 2020 FLAGSHIP PROJECT MEMBER RECOGNITION-PROJECT TITLE: THE 3E (EMPOWERING, ENRICHING, ENABLING) YOUTH PROGRAMME - International Islamic University Malaysia University
27 Aug, 2019 FLAGSHIP PROJECT MEMBER RECOGNITION-ROJECT TITLE: LINGUA REVOLUTION AND HUMAN CIVILIZATION EDUCATION - International Islamic University Malaysia University
01 Mar, 2019 BEST SPORT TEAM AWARD (TABLE-TENNIS) - International Islamic University Malaysia University


Publications


Article

2020 Amal Dunqul: pemuisi kritis kelahiran Mesir. Dewan Sastera, 7 () pp. 48-50
2020 Internal factors behind the decline of the Marinid kingdom. Journal of politics and law, 13 (4) pp. 51-58
2020 Sejarah pembangunan teknologi ketenteraan Kerajaan Banu Marin di al-Maghrib (History of Military Technology Development of the Marinid Kingdom in the Maghreb). Journal of Al-Tamaddun, 15 (2) pp. 147-161
2020 تعليم علم العروض لطلبة الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية بماليزيا في ضوء الإيقاع الموسيقي لغناء الفنان بي.رملي - Ta'lim 'ilm al-Arudh li Tolabah al-Jami'ah al-Islamiyyah al-'Alamiyyah bi Maliziya fi Dhau-i al-Iqa' al-Musiqi li Ghina' al-Fannan P.Ramlee (Teaching Arabic Prosody for the Learners of International Islamic University Malaysia in the light of the Musical Rhythm of the Star's Singing P. Ramlee). Journal of Al-Qabs, January (5) pp. 204-220
2020 علم العروض ودوره في تحقيق الاندماج الثقافي: ماليزيا أنموذجا = The role of Arabic prosody in realizing cultural integration: the study of Malaysia. مجلة الأنوار (Jurnal Al-Anwar), 9 (1) pp. 123-139
2019 Konsep sastera Islam oleh Kemala dan al-Nadwi: satu perbandingan = The concept of Islamic lterature by Kemala and al-Nadwi: a comparative study. Jurnal Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah (JSASS) (The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences}, Special Issue ( September ) (3) pp. 464-472
2019 Konsep sastera Islam oleh Muhammad Qutb dan Muhammad Uthman ElMuhammady: satu perbandingan = The concept of Islamic literature by Muhammad Qutb and El-Muhammady: a comparative study. Jurnal of Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah ( JSASS ) – The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Special Issue ( September ) (3) pp. 475-490
2019 Malaysian literature and its future: an interview with Muhammad Haji Salleh. Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, 13 (1) pp. 119-141
2019 دراسة تحليلية عن سيرة الأديب الإسلاميّ السوريّ محمد حسن بريغش - Dirasah Tahliliyyah 'an Sirah al-Adib al-Islami al-Suri Muhammad Hasan Burayghish (Syrian Islamic Writer Muhammad Hassan Burayghish: A Biography Study). Journal of Islam in Asia, 16 (3) pp. 161-190
2019 دراسة مقارنة في إطار الأدب الإسلامي بين كتاب "منهج الفن الإسلامي" وكتاب "الرسالة إلى المسلمين - Comparative study in Islamic Literature between “Manhaj al-Fann al-Islami (Principles of Islamic Art)” and “Al-Risalah ila al-Muslimin (A Letter to Muslim). e-Jurnal Penyelidikan & Inovasi, 6 (2) pp. 164-177
2019 علم العروض وتدريسه: تجربة في الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية بماليزيا - Teaching Arabic prosody: an exploration study at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Tinta Artikulasi Membina Ummah (TAMU), 5 (2) pp. 1-21
2019 علم العروض ومشكلات تعلّمه لدى الطلبة: قضايا وحلول = Problems of learning Arabic prosody among students: issues and solutions. Al-Ḍād Journal, 3 (1) pp. 164-174
2019 قصيدة بانت سعاد (قصيدة البردة) لكعب بن زهير: دراسة تحليلية عروضية = Baanat Su'aad Poem (Burdah Poem) by Ka'ab bin Zuhayr: an analytical and prosodic study. Al-Ḍād Journal, 3 (1) pp. 147-163
2018 Sajak "Sekeping hati". MAJALAH TUNAS CIPTA, (1) pp. 33-33
2018 البنية الفنية في الرواية الماليزية "في إطار العالم الثاني" لعزيزي الحاج عبد الله: دراسة تحليلية = Aesthetical structure in Malay novel "Mandala Dunia Kedua" by Azizi Haji Abdullah: an analytical study = Struktur estetika dalam Novel "Mandala Dunia Kedua" oleh Azizi Haji Abdullah: satu kajian analisis. مجلة الدراسات اللغوية والأدبية (Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies), 9 (2) pp. 221-252
2017 قضايا موضوعية في "أم النذور" للروائي عبد الرحمن منيف: دراسة تحليلية نقدية = Topical issues in the novel “Umm Nuzur” by Abdurrahman Munif: an analytical and critical study = Isu-isu tema dalam novel “Umm Nuzur” karangan Abdurrahman Munif: satu kajiananalisa dan kritis. Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies, 8 (1) pp. 159-184
2015 Tawfiq Al-Hakim: dramatis prolifik Mesir. Dewan Sastera, (1) pp. 46-49
2013 Muhammad Hasan Brighish:pencetus sastera Islam. DEWAN SASTERA, () pp. 51-54
2013 مفهوم الأدب الإسلامي عند الأديب محمد حسن بريغش: دراسة وصفية تحليلية = Mafhum al-adab al-Islami 'inda Muhammad Hasan Brighish: Dirasah wasfiyyah tahliliyyah . Majallah al-Dirasat al-Lughawiyah wa al-Adabiyah, 4 (1) pp. 64-82
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 القضايا الموضوعية في رواية "ساق البامبو" لسعود السنعوسي: دراسة تحليلية. In: المؤتمر العالمي السابع للغة العربية وآدابها (International Conference on Arabic Language and Literature),
2020 صورة البطولة في أشعار الغزوات النبوية عند كعب بن مالك. In: المؤتمر العالمي السابع للغة العربية (International Conference on Arabic Language and Literature),
2020 علم العروض ومشكلات تعلمه لدى طلبة الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية بماليزيا. In: المؤتمر العالمي السابع للغة العربية وآدابها (International Conference on Arabic Language and Literature) Online,
2019 القضايا الموضوعية في رواية "النهايات" لعبد الرحمن منيف - Al-Qadaayaa al-Mauduu'iyyah fi Riwaayah "al-Nihaayaat" li Abd al-Rahman Munif (Thematic Issues in Novel “Endings” written by Abdul Rahman Munif). In: International Conference on Religion, Culture and Governance in the Contemporary World (ICRCG 2018),
2019 علم العروض وتدريسه: تجربة في الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية بماليزيا. In: 6 th International Conference on Research in Arabic Language and Education 2019 (ICRALE 2019),
2019 علم العروض وتدريسه: تجربة في الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية بماليزيا ('Ilm al-Arudh wa Tadrisuhu: Tajrubah fi al-Jami'ah al-Islamiyyah al-'Alamiyyah bi Maliziya). In: 6 th International Conference on Research in Arabic Language and Education 2019 (ICRALE 2019),
2019 علم العروض ودوره في تحقيق الاندماج الثقافي: ماليزيا أنموذجا = The role of Arabic prosody in developing cultural integration: the study of Malaysia. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Amalan Efektif Dalam Prngajaran dan Pembelajaran Bahasa Arab Di Malaysia 2019,
2019 واقع موضوعات الرواية الاجتماعية العربية والملايوية دراسة مقارنة = The reality of Arabic and Malay social novel themes a comparative study. In: 6th International Conference on Postgraduate Research (ICPR) 2019,
2018 Konsep sastera Islam oleh Kemala dan al-Nadwi: satu perbandingan (the concept of Islamic literature by Kemala and al-Nadwi: a comparative study). In: 5th International Conference on Postgraduate Research (5th ICPR 2018),
2018 Konsep sastera Islam oleh Muhammad Qutb dan Muhammad Uthman El-Muhammady: satu perbandingan (The concept of Islamic Literature by Muhammad Qutb and Muhammad Uthman El-Muhammady: a Comparative study). In: 5th International Conference on Postgraduate Research (5th ICPR 2018),
2018 القضايا الموضوعية في رواية "النهايات" لعبد الرحمن منيف = Thematic issues in novel “Endings” written by Abdul Rahman Munif. In: International Conference on Religion, Culture and Governance in the Contemporary World (ICRCG 2018),
2018 دراسة مقارنة في إطار الأدب الإسلامي بين كتاب "منهج الفن الإسلامي" وكتاب "الرسالة إلى المسلمين" (A Comparative study on Islamic literature between "Manhaj al-Fann al-Islami" and "al-Risalah ila al-Muslimin". In: 5th International Conference on Postgraduate Research (5th ICPR 2018),
2014 Nilai-nilai Islam dalam ayahanda karya Azizi Haji Abdullah . In: Prosiding Persidangan Antarabangsa Kelestarian Insan 2014 (INSAN 2014),
2013 Kerajaan Mughal di India menurut Buku Sejarah Umat Islam: karya HAMKA. In: Nadwah Ulama Nusantara (Nun) V 2013: Ulama Dan Cabaran Idealisme Semasa,
2013 التصور الإسلامي في المجموعة القصصية "الشيخ والزعيم" للأديب محمد حسن بريغش = Islamic elements in short story anthology "al-shaykh wa al-zaim" written by Muhammad Hasan Burayghish. In: المؤتمر الدولي للغة العربية: انتشار اللغة العربية وثقافتها في العالم,
Book

2019 أبحاث المؤتمر العالمي الأول في الإقليم والثقافة والحوكمة في العالم المعاصر. Mashreq Int'al for Book, 37-2, Taman Melati Utama, Utama 4 Setapak 53100, Jalan Melati, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-17067-8-7
2019 أبحاث المؤتمر العالمي الأول في الإقليم والثقافة والحوكمة في العالم المعاصر. Mashreq Int'al for Book, 37-2, Taman Melati Utama, Utama 4 Setapak 53100, Jalan Melati, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-17067-8-7
2019 أبحاث المؤتمر العالمي الأول في الإقليم والثقافة والحوكمة في العالم المعاصر. Mashreq Int'al for Book, 37-2, Taman Melati Utama, Utama 4 Setapak 53100, Jalan Melati, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-17067-8-7
2019 أبحاث المؤتمر العالمي الأول في الإقليم والثقافة والحوكمة في العالم المعاصر. Mashreq Int'al for Book, 37-2, Taman Melati Utama, Utama 4 Setapak 53100, Jalan Melati, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-17067-8-7
2019 أبحاث المؤتمر العالمي الأول في الإقليم والثقافة والحوكمة في العالم المعاصر. Mashreq Int'al for Book, 37-2, Taman Melati Utama, Utama 4 Setapak 53100, Jalan Melati, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-17067-8-7
Book Section

2020 اتجاهات البحوث العلمية في علم العروض والقافية في جامعات دول جنوب شرق آسيا للسنوات 2000م-2020م: ماليزيا وإندونيسيا أنموذجا. In: Mashreq International, ISBN: 978-967-2416-23-4, pp. 125-164