Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud
BA in English Literature (1st Class), University of York, 2006
MA in Writing (Distinction), University of Warwick, 2007
PhD in Creative Writing, University of Manchester, 2011
- AL-1201 Introduction to English Literature
- AL-2201 From Romantic to Decadent
- AL-2203 20th century Literature
- AL-3302 Writing Short Stories and Poetry
- AL-4304 Life Writing
- Research Exercise
Other Positions and Affiliations
- Joint appointment at the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Center for Islamic Studies and the Institute of Asian Studies, UBD (2014-present)
- Visiting Research Scholar, Southeast Asian Center, University of Washington (2014)
- Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (2013)
- US State Department Scholar, University of Louisville (2012)
I am interested in the intersections between global contemporary Islamic fiction, popular fiction, and Southeast Asian Literature, in particular Bruneian literature; creative practice and pedagogies; writing fiction and non-fiction.
Articles in Refereed Journals
Kathrina Mohd Daud (2016). The ghosts of Islam and the unseen world in Bruneian horror stories. World Englishes, 35(4), 602–611.
Chin, G. V. S., & Kathrina Daud (2014). Negotiating Difference: The Trope of “Anak Derhaka” and Ideological Endings in Bruneian writings. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature. (Journal Link).
Chapters in Edited Books
Kathrina Mohd Daud, Chin, G. V. S., & Maslin Jukim (2016). Contemporary English and Malay literature in Brunei: A comparison. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 241–251). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).
Kathrina Haji Mohd Daud (2011). Jongsarat: A Novel. PhD Thesis, University of Manchester. (PDF Version).
Kathrina Haji Mohd Daud (2011). Christianity and the Canon: Reading the Sacred in Amy Tan.
Conferences and Presentations
- The Female Eye-Deal: The Appropriation of the Male Gaze by Richardson’s Pamela, at the Identity and Performance Conference, University of Manchester, April 2008.
- Censorship, Critical Response and the Creative Writing Degree, at the Postgraduate Creative Writing Conference, University of Bedfordshire, May 2008.
- The Asian American Literary Canon, CIDRA (Center for Inter-disciplinary Research in the Arts), University of Manchester, 2009.
- The Voice of Authority: the role of the writer-critic in shaping the canon, at the World Literature – Canons, Languages, Translatability Colloquium, University of Manchester, February 2009.
- The Ghosts of Islam: Islam and the Unseen World in Bruneian Horror Stories, at the Islam in Asia International Conference, Al-Akhawayn University, June 2013.
- The Trope of Idolatry: Love Vs God in Popular Romance, at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, Chicago, April 2014.
- And Among His Signs Is This: How Indonesian Religious Romance engages with Popular Romance Tropes in the West, at the Fifth International Conference for Popular Romance Studies, University of Thessaloniki, June 2014.
- Nation-building and identity in Bruneian Literature, Tenets of Human Development (CSEAS Kyoto University, Southern Institute for Social Sciences Vietnam, UBD-IAS), Ho Chi Minh City, February 2015.
- Popular Romance and the American Muslim Conversion Narrative, at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, Seattle, April 2015.
- Sex Work and Happily Ever After in Popular Romance, at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, New Orleans, May 2015.
- Assessing Creative Practice: A Case Study of UBD’s Creative Writing Classes, at the Brunei Drama Education Conference, PTEKatok, September 2015.
- Reading the postcolonial exotic in Anglophone Bruneian fiction, at the English in Southeast Asia conference, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Nov 2015.
- Writing from the margins: deconstructing symbols of authority in Anglophone Bruneian Writing, at the Southeast Asian Studies in Asia Conference, SEASIA, Kyoto, Dec 2015.