Professors

David Deterding

Associate Professors

Ahsan Ullah

Ampuan Hj Brahim bin Ampuan Hj Tengah

Hj Asbol bin Hj Mail

Gary Jones

James McLellan

Khondker Iftekhar Iqbal

Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman

Senior Assistant Professors

Aini binti Hj Karim

Debbie Ho

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

Johannes L. Kurz

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Paul Deyuan He

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tinkong

Rommel Curaming

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas

Assistant Professors

Hjh Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj Ahmad Kumpoh

Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud

Magne Knudsen

Meredian Alam

Muhammad Arafat Bin Mohamad

Rui Oliveira Lopes

Shirley Chin

Siti Mazidah binti Hj Mohamad

Yong Liu

Lecturers

Ak Hj Ashrol Rahimy bin Pg Hj Damit

Asmali Hj Sulaiman

Hjh Aznah binti Hj Suhaimi

Chester Keasberry

Daniel Wee

Ena Herni binti Wasli

Gabriel Yong

Izni Azrein bin Noor Azalie

Khairunnisa Haji Ibrahim

Mardina binti Hj Mahadi

Maslin bin Haji Jukin/Jukim

Mohd. Zefri Ariff bin Mohd. Zain Ariff

Nani Suryani binti Hj Abu Bakar

Dk Noor Hasharina bte Pg Haji Hassan

Norzurianie Hj Kamarulzaman

Rinni Marliyana binti Hj Amran

Assistant Lecturers

Mayyer Ling

Tutors

Exzayrani binti Awang Sulaiman

Pg Mohd Rahiman Pg Aliudin

Shariza Wahyuna Hj Shahrin

Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof

Siti Ifwah Fauzani binti Hj Chuchu

Administrative Staff

FASS Administrative Staff

Research Students

FASS PhD Students

Research Assistants

Diotima Chattoraj

 

James McLellan

Room(s) FASS 1.80
Phone Extension 2468
E-Mail james.mclellan@ubd.edu.bn
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Academic Qualifications


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Teaching

  • Language Issues in Brunei
  • Analysing Talk
  • Structure of English
  • Language in Society
  • Academic Exercise Supervision

Supervision

PhD and MA (by research) supervision (current)
  • Nurul Naqibah Bahar (UBD) A comparison of codeswitching features and strategies between Bruneian families in Brunei and in the UK (Main supervisor)
  • Siti Najiah Nayan (MA by research, UBD) Codeswitching patterns of Bruneians in two discourse types: face-to-face conversations and social media interaction (Chief supervisor)
  • Aaidha Hammad (Maldives National University / UBD) Language choice among Maldivian bilingual speakers (2nd supervisor)
  • Mazura Annuar (UITM / University of Waikato) Language anxiety among Malaysian medical students in New Zealand (2nd supervisor)
  • Junaidah Januin (UMS / University of Waikato) Blended learning in an academic English programme (2nd supervisor)
PhD supervision (completed)
  • Pranika Lama (UBD) Historical, postcolonial and linguistic construction of the Gurkha Identity (2nd supervisor)
  • Hjh Nur ‘Aqilah Hj. Abd. Aziz (UBD): Language choice and code switching in Brunei Darussalam synchronous electronically-mediated communication (Main supervisor)
  • Salinayanti Salim (UBD) Roles of the Media as Medium of Da’wah: A comparison study between the mainstream and social media in Brunei and Malaysia (2nd supervisor)
  • Muhammad Najib Noorashid (UBD) A study of attitudes towards the Malay language and its vitality in Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore (Main supervisor)
  • Zureena Abdullah (UBD): News consumption through the use of smartphones in Brunei Darussalam (Main supervisor)
  • Norzaina Idris (PhD, UITM / UBD) Patterns of interaction on Facebook of TESL undergraduates at UITM - PhD awarded, 2015 (Main supervisor)
  • Rungroj Chorbwhan (PhD, Fatoni University, Yala, Thailand / UBD) A comparison of receptive and productive collocational knowledge of Thai EFL learners with different L1s (Main supervisor)
  • Nuramalina Haji Tuah (MA by research, UBD) Second language (L2) acquisition in Brunei formal education: Primary Year 1 in private and government schools
  • (Main supervisor)
Examiner for PhD Dissertations
  • UBD (internal, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Massey University, 2006
  • University of Auckland, 2014
  • Universiti Malaya, 2014, 2016 (x2), 2019 (x2), 2020 (x2)
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (x2), 2015

Research Areas

  • Language Alternation (Malay-English code switching; Bahasa campuran; ‘Bahasa rojak’), especially in written and social media contexts
  • Multilingual Education in Borneo, and in Timor-Leste: policies and classroom practices
  • Southeast Asian Englishes: Asian lingua franca English, especially idiomatic expressions
  • Borneo indigenous languages, especially varieties of Bidayuh

Current Research Projects

  • Doctor-patient communication in Brunei outpatient clinics: language choice and interaction patterns (UBD funded, with Dr Hjh Fazean Irdayati Hj Idris & Dr Hjh Hashmet Parveen, PAPHRSBIHS)
  • Borneo and Mindanao: a comparative study of translanguaging practices and identity negotiation. Dr T. Tangit Kinajil (ANU); Y. M. Campbell (UNIMAS); AP Dr Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman (UBD); Lynnie Anne Deocampo (MSU-IIT; Auckland), J. McLellan, 2020-2021

Completed Research Projects

  • Language choice and use in interactions with foreign workers in Brunei Darussalam (UBD funded, 2012-14, with Dr Hjh Dyg Fatimah Hj Awg Chuchu, FASS)
  • Print Media Discourse in Malay and English in Brunei and Malaysia (UBD-funded: Dr Hjh Sharifah Nurulhuda Alkaff, Chief Investigator; Dr J McLellan and Dr Hjh Dyg Fatimah Hj Awg Chuchu, Associate Investigators)

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

McLellan, J. (2019).Towards dehegemonizing the English language: Perspectives of a “center” researcher working in the periphery. Langkit, 8, 1-16. (Link).

Alkaff, S.N., & McLellan, J. (2018). ‘Stranger in the dark’: A comparative analysis of the reporting of rape cases against minors in Malay and English newspapers in Brunei and Malaysia. GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies, 18(3), 17–34. (Link).

Muhammad Najib Noorashid & McLellan, J. (2018). Teaching and learning an ethnic minority language at university level: The case of Dusun in Brunei. GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies, 18(1), 217–233. (Link).

Alkaff, S. N., & McLellan, J. (2017). Same news, different stances’? A comparative media discourse investigation of hard news texts in the New Straits Times and Berita Harian'. Pertanika: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 25(2), 511–540.

McLellan, J., & Chin, G. V. S. (2016). Introduction: English in Brunei Darussalam. World Englishes, 35(4), 492–496.

Nurdiyana Daud & McLellan, J. (2016). Gender and code choice in Bruneian Facebook status updates. World Englishes, 35(4), 571–586.

McLellan, J., & Chin, G. V. S. (2016). A research bibliography for Brunei English. World Englishes, 35(4), 612–617.

McLellan, J. (2016). Idioms across languages, and implications for ESL in Mother-tongue based multilingual education contexts. Asian Journal of English Language Teaching, 3, 27–41.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & McLellan, J. (2014). English in Brunei: Challenges and future directions. World Englishes, 33(4), 486–497.

Barnard, R., Field, J., & McLellan, J. (2012). An English language curriculum project in Timor Leste. Modern English Teacher, 20(3), 59–62.

McLellan, J. (2009). When two grammars coincide: Malay-English code-switching in public on-line discussion forum texts. International Sociological Association RC25 Newsletter 5. (Link).

Amaral, M. A., Field, J., McLellan, J., & Barnard, R. (2009). Timor Leste collaborative project: A short report. New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics, 15(1), 47–55.

Noor Azam Haji Othman, & McLellan, J. (2000). Brunei culture, English language: Textual reflections of an Asian culture located in the English-language output of Bruneians. Asian Englishes, 3(1), 5–19.

McLellan, J. (1996). Response to “Reconciling content acquisition and language acquisition in bilingual classrooms”, by H. Baetens Beardsmore. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 17(2–4), 123–127.

Edited Books

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, McLellan, J., & Deterding, D. (Eds.) (2016). The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity. Singapore: Springer. ISBN: 978-981-10-0851-1. (Publisher's Link).

Barnard, R., & McLellan, J. (Eds.) (2014). Codeswitching in university English-medium classes: Asian perspectives. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters. ISBN 978-1-78309-090-7.

Azirah Hashim, David, M. K., & McLellan, J. (Eds.) (2011). Text, discourse and society: Functional and pragmatic approaches to the study of language in use. Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang. ISBN 978-3-631-61763-2

David, M. K., McLellan, J., Ngeow, Y.M., Lean, M. L., & Yee, W. M. T. (Eds.) (2010). Ethnic relations and nation building: The way forward. Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: Strategic Information & Research Development Centre. ISBN 978-983-3782-93-2

David, M. K, Rafik-Galea, S., McLellan, J., & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (Eds.) (2009). Code switching in Malaysia. Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang. ISBN 978-3-631-59564-0

Book Chapters

McLellan, J. (2019). Epilogue. In R. V. Pandharipande, M. K. David, & M. E. Ebsworth (Eds.), Language maintenance, revival and shift in the sociology of religion (pp. 197–200). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, McLellan, J., & Jones, G. M. (2019). Language policy and pracitce in Brunei Darussalam. In A. Kirkpatrick & A. J. Liddicoat (Eds.), The Routledge international handbook of language education policy in Asia (pp. 314–325). London: Routledge.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & McLellan, J. (2018). Case study: EMI in Universiti Brunei Darussalam. In R. Barnard & Zuwati Hasim (Eds.), English Medium Instruction Programmes: Perspectives from South East Asian Universities (pp. 41–54). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis.

Junaidah Januin & McLellan, J. (2016). Teachers’ perceptions of developing student discourse competence in a blended learning EAP class environment. In Zuwati Hasim & R. Barnard (Eds.), Pedagogical research practices in higher learning institutions in Malaysia (pp. 121–129). Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Malaya Press.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, McLellan, J., & Deterding, D. (2016). Introduction. 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. 1–6). Singapore: Springer. (Publisher's Link).

McLellan, J., Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & Deterding, D. (2016). The Language Situation in Brunei Darussalam. 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. 9–16). Singapore: Springer. (Publisher's Link).

Fatimah Chuchu & McLellan, J. (2016). Patterns of language choice and use in interactions among foreign workers in Brunei Darussalam: A preliminary study. 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. 125–134). Singapore: Springer. (Publisher's Link).

Alkaff, S. N., McLellan, J., & Fatimah Chuchu (2016). Similar story, different angles? A comparative study of ‘Hard News’ texts in the Malay and English print media in Brunei Darussalam. 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. 211–237). Singapore: Springer. (Publisher's Link).

McLellan, J. (2016). English and other languages in the online discourse of East Malaysians. In T. Yamaguchi & D. Deterding (Eds.), English in Malaysia: Current Use and Status (pp. 125–146). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. ISBN: 9789004314290.

McLellan, J. (2015). Borneo language revitalisation: What should communities aim to revitalise? Languages, varieties, or subvarieties? In A. Clynes, M. Boutin & P. Sercombe (Eds.), Advances in linguistic and cultural research in Borneo: Studies in memory of Peter W. Martin (pp. 57–77). Phillips, ME: Borneo Research Council. ISBN 1-9299900-18-X.

McLellan, J., & Jones, G. (2015). Maintaining and revitalising the indigenous endangered languages of Borneo: Comparing 'top-down' and community-based policy initiatives and strategies. In M. Jones (ed.), Policy and planning for endangered languages (pp. 18–30). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-10709-922-7.

McLellan, J., & Campbell, Y. M. (2015). Bidayuh as a subject at pre-school and primary levels. Towards a greater role for a Borneo indigenous language in the Malaysian education system. In C. Volker & F. Anderson (Eds.), Education in languages of lesser power: Asia-Pacific perspectives (pp. 131–151). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

David, M. K., & McLellan, J. (2014). Political, educational and socioeconomic motivations for language shift in multilingual Malaysia. In P. G. Sercombe & T. R. Tupas (Eds.), Language, education and nation-building: Assimilation and shift in Southeast Asia (pp. 131–147). Basingstoke, England: Palgrave MacMillan.

Amaral, M., Agustinho da Conceição Anuno, Jose da Costa, Sancho Patricio, & McLellan, J. (2012). Talking in the fourth language: Oral English class discussion strategies and topic preferences in a Timor Leste university. In M. Leach, Nuno Canas Mendes, Antero B. da Silva, B. Boughton & Alarico da Costa Ximenes (Eds.), Peskiza foun kona ba / Novas investigações sobre / New Research on / Penelitian Baru mengenai Timor-Leste (pp. 130–135). Hawthorn, VIC, Australia: Swinburne University Press.

McLellan, J. (2012). The view from below: Code-switching and the influence of ‘substrate’ languages in South East Asian Englishes’. In E. L. Low & Azirah Hashim (Eds.), Englishes in South East Asia: Features, policy and language in use (pp. 267–288). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

McLellan, J., & Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2012). Features of the Brunei Darussalam variety of English. In E. L. Low & Azirah Hashim (Eds.), Englishes in South East Asia: Features, policy and language in use (pp. 75–90). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

David, M. K., & McLellan, J. (2011). Code shifting and switching: A lingua franca in multilingual Malaysia. In Purnima Singh, P. Bain, C-H Leong, G. Misra, & Y. Ohtsubo (Eds.), Individual, Group and Cultural Processes in Changing Societies (pp. 289–304). Delhi: MacMillan India Publishers.

Kirkpatrick, A., & McLellan, J. (2011). World Englishes and/or English as a lingua franca and Discourse Analysis. In J. P. Gee & M. Handford (Eds.), Routledge handbook of Discourse Analysis (pp. 654–669). London: Routledge.

McLellan, J. (2011). Re-imagined ethnolinguistic communities in Borneo, or neo-colonial continuation? In Nor Faridah Abdul Manaf & Mohammad A. Qayum (Eds.), Imagined communities revisited: Critical essays on Asia-Pacific literatures and cultures (pp. 175–185). Gombak, Malaysia: IIUM Press.

McLellan, J. (2010). Challenging the ethnicity-language nexus: Multiple shifting identities and multilingual language use in Borneo. In M. K. David, J. McLellan, Y. M. Ngeow, M. L. Lean & W. M. T. Yee (Eds.), Ethnic relations and nation building: The way forward (pp. 129–143). Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: Strategic Information and Research Development Centre. ISBN 978-983-3782-93-2.

McLellan, J. (2010). Mixed codes and varieties of English. In T. A. Kirkpatrick (Ed.), Routledge handbook of World Englishes (pp. 425–441). London, Routledge.

McLellan, J., & Chua, P. (2009). Socialisation and ‘safetalk’ in an upper-primary English language class in Brunei Darussalam. In R. Barnard, & M. Torres-Guzmán (Eds.), Creating communities of learning in primary schools: International case studies and perspectives (pp. 53–69). Bristol, England: Multilingual Matters.

McLellan, J., & Rosalind anak Nojeg (2009). Lexical Choice and 3-way code switching in Bau-Jagoi Bidayuh Discourse: An empirical study. In M. K. David, S. Rafik-Galea, J. McLellan, & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (Eds.), Code switching in Malaysia (pp. 49–59). Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang.

McLellan, J. (2009). Keeping the beast in its cage: Compartmentalisation of English in the Malay world. In P. W. Martin & P. G. Sercombe (Eds.), Languages in Borneo: Diachronic and synchronic perspectives (pp. 145–154). Williamsburg, VA: Borneo Research Council.

David, M. K., Kuang, C. H., McLellan, J., & Fatimah Hashim (2009). Functions of code switching in the family domain in Malaysia. In M. K. David, S. Rafik-Galea, J. McLellan, & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (Eds.), Code switching in Malaysia (pp. 3–27). Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang.

David, M. K, McLellan, J., Kuang, C. H., & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (2009). Code-switching practices in newspaper headlines in Malaysia: A 50-year comparative study. In M. K. David, S. Rafik-Galea, J. McLellan, & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (Eds.), Code switching in Malaysia (pp. 179–201). Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang.

McLellan, J., & David, M. K. (2007). A review of codeswitching research in Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. In D. L. Prescott, T. A. Kirkpatrick, I. P. Martin & Azirah Hashim (Eds.). English in Southeast Asia: Literacies and literatures (pp. 69–92). Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

David, M. K., & McLellan, J. (2007). Nativised varieties of English in news reports in Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. In D. L. Prescott, T. A. Kirkpatrick, I. P. Martin, & Azirah Hashim (Eds.). English in Southeast Asia: Literacies and literatures (pp. 94–119). Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

McLellan, J. (2002). Insider/outsider approaches to the study of Language Maintenance and Language Shift in the context of Borneo. In M. K. David (Ed.), Methodological and analytical issues in language maintenance and language shift studies (pp. 79-89). Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang.

Rosnah Haji Ramly, Noor Azam Haji Othman, & McLellan, J. (2002). Englishization and nativization processes in the context of Brunei Darussalam: Evidence for and against. In T. A. Kirkpatrick (Ed.), Englishes in Asia: Communication, identity, power & education (pp. 95–112). Melbourne, VIC: Language Australia.

McLellan, J. (2000). English-Malay codeswitching in Brunei Darussalam: A domain-based analysis. In Halimah Mohd. Said & Ng Keat Siew (Eds.), English is an Asian language: The Malaysian context (pp. 164–174). Sydney, NSW, Australia: The Macquarie Library.

McLellan, J. (2000). From denial to debate – and back again! Malaysian press coverage of the air pollution and ‘haze’ episodes, July 1997 - July 1999. In P. P. Eaton, & M. Radojevic (Eds.), Forest fires and regional haze in Southeast Asia (pp. 253–263). Huntingdon, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

McLellan, J. (1996). Some features of written discourse in Brunei English. In P. W.Martin, A. C. K. Ożóg, & G. R. Poedjosoedarmo (Eds.), Language use and language change in Brunei Darussalam (pp. 223–235). Athens, OH: Ohio University Centre for International Studies.

McLellan, J. (1996). Task-oriented talk: A comparative study of Bruneian conversational interaction in Malay and English. In Purih: UBD dalam satu dekad (pp.85–92). Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam: Akademi Pengajian Brunei.

McLellan, J. (1994). Questions of language choice for speakers of Bau-Jagoi Bidayuh: A micro-analysis. In P. W. Martin, (Ed.), Shifting patterns of language use in Borneo (pp. 195–208). Williamsburg, VA: Borneo Research Council.

Articles in Non-refereed Journals

Chorbwhan, R. & McLellan, J. (2016). First language transfer and the acquisition of English collocations by Thai learners. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal 16, 16–27. (PDF Version).

McLellan, J. (2014). Strategies for revitalizing endangered Borneo languages: A comparison between Negara Brunei Darussalam and Sarawak, Malaysia. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal 14, 14–22. (PDF Version).

McLellan, J. (2009). When two grammars coincide: Malay-English code-switching in public on-line discussion forum texts. International Sociological Association RC25 Newsletter 5.

McLellan, J., & Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2000). The myth of widespread English in Brunei Darussalam: A sociolinguistic investigation. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal 2 (1&2), 37–46.

Translated Papers

Alkaff, S.N., McLellan, J., dan Muhammad Najib Noorashid (2019). “Haruan makan anak: Analisis komparatif laporan kes-kes jenayah seksual kanak-kanak dalam akhbar Melayu dan Inggeris di Brunei dan Malaysia”. Jurnal Bahasa, Bandar Seri Begawan: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, bil 38, ms 67–101. (Link).

Alkaff, S.N., McLellan, J. dan Muhammad Najib Noorashid (2018). ”Analisis wacana kritikal perbandingan bagi laporan berita terkini dalam dua akhbar Malaysia”. Rampak Serantau, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kementerian Kebudayaan Belia dan Sukan, Negara Brunei Darussalam, bil 25, ms 1–51. (PDF Version).

Alkaff, S.N., McLellan, J., dan Hajah Dayang Fatimah Haji Awang Chuchu (2017). ”Berita sama, sudut berbeza: Analisis komparatif laporan berita hal- ehwal semasa dalam akhbar Melayu dan Inggeris di Negara Brunei Darussalam”. Jurnal Bahasa, Bandar Seri Begawan: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, bil 34, ms 107–141. (PDF Version).

Book Reviews

McLellan, J. (2014). Review of D. Deterding & Salbrina Haji Sharbawi (2013) Brunei English: A New Variety in a Multilingual Society. Asian Englishes 16 (1), 67–69.

McLellan, J. (2004). Review of G. Cook (2003), Applied Linguistics. Australian Language and Literacy Matters 1(2), 20.

PhD Thesis

McLellan, J. (2005). Malay-English language alternation in two Brunei Darussalam online discussion forums. PhD thesis, Curtin University of Technology. Submitted February 2005; PhD conferred, August 2005.

Refereed journal (editing)

Co-editor of special issue of World Englishes 35(4) on English in Brunei, 2016, with Grace V. S. Chin.

Co-editor of special issue of Multilingua 30(3–4) on Discursive Approaches to Language and Religion, 2011, with Maya Khemlani David.

Publications in Preparation / To Appear

McLellan, J. (in press 2020). Brunei English, or English in Brunei? In K. Bolton, A. Kirkpatrick, & W. Botha (Eds.), The Handbook of Asian Englishes. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

McLellan, J. (to appear 2020). Multi-ethnic Southeast Asian settings as potential drivers of applied linguistic theory? Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 10(1).

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & McLellan, J. (to appear 2020). Inside or outside the mainstream? An ethnolinguistic study of the status of minority indigenous groups in Negara Brunei Darussalam. To appear in V. T. King & S. C. Druce (Eds.), Continuity and Change in Brunei Darussalam: A celebration and evaluation of the work of Professor Donald E. Brown. London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & McLellan, J. (to appear, 2020). Researching Borneo language description, language maintenance and language shift: Issues of nomenclature and shifting identities. To appear in V. T. King (Ed.), Fieldwork and the self: Encounters, confessions and new trajectories in Southeast Asian research. Singapore: Springer.


Invited Conference Presentations (as Keynote / Plenary Speaker)

  • 2nd International Conference on Language Learning and Teaching (ICoLLT), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, June 2018
  • National Conference-Workshop on Languages and Literatures, Mindanao State University (MSU-IIT), Iligan City, Philippines, November 2017.
  • Ateneo Center for English Language Teaching conference, ‘Teaching English in Multilingual Classrooms’, Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines, October, 2016.
  • International English & Applied Linguistics Seminar & Workshop, Universitas Galuh, Indonesia, 2015
  • ELT in the Philippines and beyond, UST Manila, 2015
  • Indonesian Applied Linguistics, UPI Bandung, 2014
  • AsiaTEFL, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2010

Referee for International Journals

  • Applied Linguistic Review
  • Asian Journal of English Language Teaching
  • Asian Culture and History
  • Asian Englishes
  • Journal of Modern Languages
  • Text and Talk
  • The Normal Lights
  • Current Issues in Language Planning
  • Pertanika: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Oceanic Linguistics
  • International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
  • Kemanusiaan
  • Malaysian Journal of Language and Linguistics
  • Issues in Language Studies
  • Journal of English Language Teaching and Linguistics (Indonesia)
  • Southeast Asian Media Studies Journal
  • 3L – Language, Linguistics, Literature (Malaysia)

Professional Appointments

  • Reviewer of book proposal for Cambridge University Press, 2019
  • Research Associate, Institute of Asian Studies, UBD, from October 2017
  • Reviewer of book proposals for Routledge / Taylor and Francis, 2010, 2012, 2016
  • Co-Secretary, Organising Committee, Brunei-Malaysia Forum, UBD, November 2016
  • Secretary, Organising Committee, 18th English in Southeast Asia Conference, UBD, November 2015
  • Member of Organising Committee for Borneo Studies Network Governing Council Meeting and Graduate Students’ Workshop, October 2014
  • Member of Organising Committee for Borneo Studies Network inaugural meeting, October 2013: developed concept paper and draft charter in advance of meeting
  • Member of Organising Committee, 11th Borneo Research Council Conference, UBD, June 2012: responsible for programme and review of abstracts