Associate Professor Ampuan Dr. Haji Brahim bin Ampuan Haji Tengah
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Associate Professor Ampuan Dr. Haji Brahim bin Ampuan Haji Tengah

BA (UBD), MA (SOAS, London,), PhD (National University of Malaysia)

Associate Professor Ampuan served as Dean of Student Affairs (2002-2005) and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (2006-2008) and Director of the Academy of Brunei Studies (2012-2016) at UBD. He was a member of the UBD Senate from 2002 until 2008 and reappointed as a member in 2012. He was a member of the UBD Council from 2004 until 2009 and again from 2012 until 2016.

In 2003, he was appointed as a member of the International Advisory Board of the journal Indonesia and The Malay World, a position he still holds today. He joined the Editorial Advisory Board of Atikan: Jurnal Kajian Pendidikan in 2011 and is also a member of the Brunei Asian Literature Council (MASTERA).

Associate Professor Ampuan is active in several Non-Government Organisations, such as the Brunei Writers Association (ASTERAWANI) and the Brunei History Association (PESEBAR).Over the past decade, he has been invited to speak on literature at several universities and language institutes in Indonesia and Malaysia. In addition to his academic work, Associate Professor Ampuan has written several acclaimed novels.

Areas of specialization

Classical Malay literature: history, genres, poetics and criticism; Folk literature: documentation, genres, oral theory and criticism; Philology, (editing and text criticism); Literary theory; Research methodology; Cultural studies; Creative writing.

Current research projects

Researching, Collecting and Analyising the Manuscript of the Rajang Belief which are kept inside and outside (Kuala Lumpur, Leiden and London) Brunei Darussalam
Researching and Collecting Data for the wiiting of the history of Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Key Publications
Individually authored books
  • Pembicaraan Sastera dan Budaya. Brunei: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Brunei, 2011.
  • Kesusasteraan Brunei Tradisional: Pembicaraan Genre dan Tema. Brunei: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Brunei, 2010.
  • Fungsi Sastera. Brunei: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Brunei, 2006 (Cetakan kedua, 2009)
  • Syair Rajang Manuskrip D, Universiti Brunei Darussalam Sempena Ulangtahun UBD ke-20 tahun. Brunei: Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 2006.
  • Syair Rajang: Penyelenggaraan dan Kajian Teks. Brunei: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Brunei, 2005.
  • Hikayat Awang Kamaruddin: Analisis dan Contoh Soalan Peperiksaan Bersama Jawapan. DBP Brunei, 2004.
  • Sastera Brunei Darussalam Sebagai Entiti Sastera Nusantara. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2001.
  • Tema dan Plot Cerpen-Cerpen Pra-Pelarian Muslim Burmat. DBP Brunei Darussalam, 1997.
Book chapters and co-authored books
  • (In preparation) Festschrift for Professor Teuku Iskander
  • Tinta Di Dada Naskhah: Melakar Jasa dato Dr Abu Hassan Sham. Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Malaya, 2010 (pp. 386-404).
  • Inti Sari Karya Klasik, Jilid 2. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pusaka, 2008 (pp. 533-539).
  • Pendidikan & Pensejarahan Nasional Sentrik Konteks Indonesia, Malaysia dan Brunei Darussalam. Bandung Indonesia: Historia Utama Press, Jurusam Pendidikan Sejarah FPIPS, 2007 (pp. 229-242).
  • Inti Sari Karya Klasik, Jilid 1. Kula Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pusaka, 2007.
  • Brunei Darussalam: Kumpulan Esei Sempenan Sambutan Ulang Tahun Ke-20 Penubuhan Universiti Brunei Darussalam. Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 2006. (pp. 39-52).
  • Manuskrip Melayu: Melestarikan Manuskrip Melayu Warisan Agung Bangsa. Arkib Negara Malaysia, 2006 (pp. 139-149).
  • Dalam Kenangan:Essays In Memory of Vice Chancellor UBD 1999-2002. Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 2005 (pp. 59-68).
  • Sastera Indonesia dan Masalah Plurisme Budaya. Medan: Universitas Sumatera Utara Press, 2001 (pp. 1-11).
  • Panorama Sastera Nusantara. Jakarta: Balai Pustaka, 1997 (pp. 303-316).
Academic journal articles
  • “Teori Sastera Islam Daripada Perspekktif Brunei Darussalam”. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Januari-Dis 2000 (pp. 1-11).
  • “Mencari Makna Janji Gintamini”. Jurnal Pengsura, Julai-Disember 2001 (pp. 20-32).
  • “Peranan manuskrip Melayu Dalam Memantapkan Kebudayaan Bangsa”. Beriga, Oktober-Disember 2002.
  • “Imej Cina Dalam Teks-Teks Brunei Tradisional”. Jurnal Pangsura, Julai-Disember 2002 (pp. 27-35).
  • “Pembicaraan Tema Dua Buah Cerpen Karya Ajib Rosidi dan Arena Wati”. Journal Pangusra, Januari-Jun 2006 (pp. 5- 15).
Non-Academic books
  • Dari Raungan Katak ke Globalisasi (Antologi Puisi). Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Brunei Darussalam 2009.
  • Jalan Bengkok Ke Rumah. (Antologi Cerpen) Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Brunei Darussalam. 2004.
  • Sumbangsih Seni. (Novel) Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Brunei Darussalam. 1997
  • Pamor. (Novel) Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Brunei Darussalam. 1993.
  • Mangsa. (Novel) Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Brunei Darussalam. 1990.
Main conference and seminar papers (last three years)
  • “A Preliminary Study of Traditional Malay manuscript, Silsilah Sultan Muhammad Syafiuddin “ Kertaskerja persidangan ASEASUK Conference 2012, Durham University, UK, 7-9 September 2012
  • Diskusi tentang Resolusi 2012 “Merumuskan Hubungan Serasi Melayu Serumpun Dalam Merajut Persebatian Melayu Sedunia” anjuran Balai Kajian dan Pengembangan Budaya Melayu, Yogyakarta, 20 Januari 2012.
  • “Karya-Karya Budaya Hamka: Mengangkat Bahasa Melayu Sebagai Bahasa Satu Nusantara” Seminar Nusantara Buaya Hamka. Anjuran ATMA, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 8-10 Disember 2011.
  • Pemikiran Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien dalam Syair Perlembagaan Negeri Brunei. Seminar Serantau Sempena Jubli Emas Perlembagaan Negeri Brunei 1959. The Core Universiti Brunei Darussalam. 17-19 Jun 2011.
  • “Sumbangan Penyair-Penyair Brunei yang Pernah Merantau Kepada Perkembangan Kesusasteraan Moden Brunei”. Merantau Imagining Migration in the Malay World, International Seminar in Honour of Prof E.U.Kratz. Anjuran University of Frankfurt, USM dan UBD. University of Frankfurt Germany, 30-31 March 2011.
  • Kesusasteraan Brunei Moden: Pemikiran dan Ideologi Pengarang”,. Seminar Antarabangsa Kesusasteraan Asia Tenggara (SAKAT), Anjuran MASTERA, Hotel Santika Jakarta Indonesia, 29-30 September 2010.
  • “Orang Melayu dan Dunia Perniagaan: Satu Pembicaraan Budaya”. Seminar Trade and Finane in Malay Historical & Cultural Perspectives. University of Frankfurt Germany, 17-18 Jun 2010.
Awards

Southeast Asian Writers Award, 2005

Teaching and supervision at UBD
Undergraduate modules
  • AS-1203 Kesusteraan Melyau Moden
  • AS-1302 Kesusasteraan Brunei Tradisional
  • PB-2305 Kesusasteraan Brunei
  • AS2404 Sastera Kanak-Kanak dan Remaja
  • AS-3304 Kajian Manuskrip Melayu
  • AS-4311 Prosa Melayu
  • KE3215 Filologi Melayu
  • KE3238 Puisi Islam Brunei
MA taught modules
  • AS-5205 Puitika dan Konvensi Kesusasteraan Melayu
  • AS5203 Teks Terpilih Kesusasteraan Brunei Tradisional / Moden
Current MA by research supervision
  • Folklore and oral literature
  • Traditional Malay literature
  • Brunei culture
Current PhD supervision
  • Syair Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien
  • Manuscript Malay from Pekan Baru
  • Imej wanita dalam novel–novel Brunei.
Languages
  • Malay
  • English

 

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