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Mr. Palaniappan Periannan

Senior Lecturer,
General Studies Unit

Qualifications:

  • Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, UM, June, 1981

Research Interest

  • Syncretization Of Indian Mythological Elements in Traditional
  • Malay Literature with Special Reference to Sejarah Melayu and Hikayat Hang Tuah

Teaching Interests

  • Malay language, Literature and Culture
  • Tamil Language, Literature and Culture
  • Indian Literature and Culture
  • Southeast Asian Culture and Civilization
Teaching and Industry Experience

Teaching:

  • Primary & Secondary Schools
  • University of Malaya
  • University of Brunei Darussalam
  • Jin Hua College of Profession and Technology, Jin Hua, China (Taught English at Intermediate Level)
  • Research and Evaluation Division of Curriculum Development Centre, Ministry of Education, Malaysia

Supervision:

  • M.A. candidates of Malay Literature Department at University of Brunei Darussalam
Administrative Appointment / Committee Involvement:
  • Asst. Professor & Head, General Studies Unit(QIU) from 2011-Sept.2014
  • Professor, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Praxis International College, Ipoh from Sept. 2014 – Sept.2016.
Publications

Books

  • “Sumbangan Kesusasteraan India dalam Perkembangan Kesusasteraan Melayu  Tradisional” (Indian Literary Contribution to the Development of Malay Literature) in        Rampaian Pengajian Melayu, Siri Penerbitan Jabatan Pengajian Melayu, Bilangan 1 (Kuala Lumpur :Universiti Malaya, 1984), pp.151-172.
  • “Metos Sebagai Warisan Budaya dalam Sastera Melayu Tradisi” (Myths as Cultural Heritage in Malay Literature)in Warisan Dunia Melayu (Biro Penerbitan GAPENA Kuala Lumpur :Universiti Malaya, 1985), 89-98.

 Academic Journals

  • “Satu Aspek Sinkretisme Metos India-Melayu di dalam Kesusasteraan Melayu  Tradisional (An Aspect of Syncretic Indian-Malay Myths in Malay Literature) in Tamil Oli,  Persatuan Bahasa Tamil, Universiti Malaya, 1981/82, pp.53-58.
  • “Fungsi dan Peranan Pedanda dalam Institusi Kerajaan Melayu dan India Purba” (Pedantic Functions and Roles in Ancient Institution of Malay Kingship) in Jurnal PENGAJIAN INDIA, Jilid 1, Jabatan Pengajian India, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains    Sosial, Universiti  Malaya, 1983, pp. 21-27.
  • “Ascetic Power and the Birth of Major Characters as depicted in the Adi-Parvan of the  Mahabharata” in Jurnal PENGAJIAN INDIA, Jilid 2, Jabatan Pengajian India, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Unversiti  Malaya, 1984,pp.139-148.
  • “Nota dan Persoalan Berkenaan Beberapa Institusi Kerajaan  Melayu Purba” (Notes and Issues about Ancient Institutions of Malay Kingship)  In SARJANA, Jilid 2/3, 1982/83 Penerbitan Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya, pp.117-132.
  • “Epik Hindu dan Kebijaksanaan Pengarang Hikayat Hang Tuah” (Hindu Epic and the Ingenuity of the Author ofHikayat Hang Tuah) in WIDYA, Bil 43. Mac 1981, pp. 59-63.
  • Ulasan “Rampaian Laila Syair: Trilogi Almarhum Sultan Omar’ Ali Saifffudien, jointly written by Hjh Rayah Mohd. Ali in Jurnal BERIGA, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Brunei,Januari- Mac 1999, hal. 70-79.

Malay Translations

  • Translation of four Malay Short Stories in an anthology Koleksi Cerpen-Cerpen Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur: Penerbitan Universiti Malaya, 1977)
  • Translation of Bharati’s poems in Puisi-Puisi Karya Bharati terbitan Jawatankuasa    Perayaan Kurun Bharati  Malaysia,1982.
  • “Cerpen Tamil Pandangan Sepintas Lalu”, compiled by R. Dhandayudham, DEWAN     SASTERA, Jun, 1984 pp. 51-52. 
  • “Akbar Tamil: Karya-karya Kreatif Keluaran Mac 1984”,compiled by R. Dhandayudham,       DEWAN  SASTERA,J ulai 1984, pp 59-60.
  • “Akbar Tamil April 1984”, compiled by R.Dhandayudham, DEWAN SASTERA, Ogos       1984, pp 56-58.
  • “Penulisan Kreatif Tamil”, compiled by R.Dhandayudham, DEWAN SASTERA,  September 1984, pp 46-48.
  • “Suvarnamala” (Kalungan Bunga Emas) by M.Narasimhachary, Jurnal PENGAJIAN INDIA, Jilid 2, Jabatan Pengajian India, Universiti Malaya, 1984, pp. 1-5.

English Translation (Department Project)

  • Penyair Diraja – Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien oleh Pehin      Orang Kaya Amar Diraja Dato Seri Utama (Dr.) Haji Awang Mohd. Jamil Al- Sufri. Bandar Seri Begawan: Pusat Sejarah, 1987, hal. 69-85.

Regional Conference/Seminar Papers

  • “Metos Asal-Usul Kerajaan dalam kesusasteraan Klasik Nusantara: Satu Tinjauan dari  segi Perlambangan” (Origin Myths of Kingdoms in Classical Literature of Nusantara),  Bengkel Sastera Melayu Klasik anjuran  Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 13hb-15  Mac 1988.
  • Membentangkan Kertas kerja berjudul “Cerita-cerita Jenaka Brunei : Analisa Struktur  dan Telaah  Bandingan SatuTinjauan Awal” (Brunei Farcical Tales: A Structural and Comparative Analysis), dalam DIALOG TELUK BRUNEI,II, 24-26 Disember, 1988.
  • “Mitos Dinasti Brunei dalam Kerangka Tradisi Lisan Nusantara: Satu Kajian   Intertekstual” (Brunei Dynastical Myths in Nusantara Oral Tradition Perspective: A  Study on Intertextuality), Majlis Pengajian Melayu Nusantara dan Kolokium Tradisi Lisan  Melayu anjuran Akademi Pengajian Brunei dengan kerjasama Jabatan Kesusasteraan Melayu, Fakulti Sastera san Sains Kemasyarakatan, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 23 – 26 Julai 1999 (A paper jointly written by Haji Ramlee Bin Haji Tinkong). Published in SouthEast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1 & 2, June & December 1999, pp. 86-106.
  • “Peranan Tradisi dan Konvensi dalam Kritikan Kesusasteraan MelayuTradisional” (The Role of Tradition and Convention in Traditional Malay Literary Criticism), Bengkel Teori Sastera Dan Penulisan Kreatif anjuran Jabatan Kesusasteraan Melayu, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains  Kemasyarakatan, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 7 – 8 Oktober 2000.
  • “Struktur Asas  Mitos dan Peranannya dalam Penciptaan Kisah-Kisah Penubuhan  Kerajaan Melayu Purba:  atu Kajian Arkitaipal” (Basic Structure of Myth and its Role  in the Establishment of Ancient Malay Kingdom Stories), Seminar Kajian Sastera  Tradisional dari Teori/ Pendekatan Moden anjuran Jabatan  Kesusasteraan Melayu, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Kemasyarakatan, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 5 –7 Oktober 2001 (PANGSURA, Julai-Disember2004, pp.111 – 123).

International Conference Papers

  • “Syncretism of Indian and Malay Myths in the Portrayal of Malay Legendary Kings” at a Symposium on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region held at the University of Western Australia, Perth on 26-29November, 1991(Published in JANANG,  Warta Akademi Pengajian Brunei, Bil.4, 1995, pp.54-69.
  • “A Journey in Search of Love and War in Diangdangan Tales of Brunei Darussalam” at  the Ninth Triennial Conference of the Association for the Commonwealth Literature and      Language Studies (ACLALS) held at the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica on13-20 August, 1992(Published in JANANG, Bil.6, Mac 1996, pp. 89 – 103).
  • “Narrative Techniques of Traditional and Post-Colonial Writings: A Comparison.”, International Conference on Post-Colonial Writings held at the Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, Flinders University of South Australia, 26th-30th  September 1994.
  • “Conformity and Innovation in Traditional Malay Narrative of Brunei Darussalam”, 35th   International  Congress of Asian and North African Studies(ICANAS) held in Budapest, Hungary, 7-12 July 1997, a joint paper with Haji Abdul Hamid Bin    Jaludin). published in Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol. 6,  June & December 2004.
  • “Diangdangan: Teks Keabsahan Kuasa Raja dalam TradisiLisan Brunei” (Diangdangan: Legitimization of     Royal Power in Brunei Oral Tradition Text), Seminar     Antarabangsa Pengajian Kesusasteraan Melayu, anjuran Jabatan Kesusasteraan   Melayu, Universiti Brunei  Darussalam,  13-15 November 1997, joint paper with Hjh  Rayah Mohd. Ali.(In BERIGA,Bil. 77, Oktober  –  Disember 2002, pp.49-60)
  • “Mantera dalam Folklor Brunei Darussalam: Kajian Kontekstual dan Kelisanan” (Charms in Brunei Folklore: A Study on Contextual and Orality), Persidangan  Antarabangsa Bahasa,  Sastera dan Budaya Melayu, Singapura, 17-18 Julai 1998, a joint paper with Haji Abdul Hamid Bin  Jaludin( In BERIGA, Bil. 69, October –  ecember 2000, pp. 3 – 14).

Publication of Brunei Folklore

  • Cerita Rakyat Daerah Brunei Muara, Siri 1 (diedit),Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 1991.
  • Cerita Rakyat Daerah Belait, Siri 1 (diedit),Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 1991.
  • Cerita Rakyat Daerah Temburong, Siri 1 (diedit), Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 1991.
  • Cerita Rakyat Daerah Tutong, Siri 1 (diedit), Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 1991.
  • Folklor Kampong Aying: Himpunan Hasil Projek Folklor Kampong Ayer, Jabatan Kesusasteraan Melayu,Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Kemasyarakatan, Universiti  Brunei Darussalam, 1998.(Joint Chief Editor/Coordinator with Haji Abdul Hamid Bin Jaludin)

 

ASEAN-COCI Research Project

  • Forms of Courtesy in Brunei Darussalam (diedit bersama rakan-rakan lain), Jabatan Kesusasteraan Melayu, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 1991.

Projects Undertaken and Completed

  • Critical Anthology of Contemporary Poetry and Fiction of Southeast Asia, a joint project with the Department of English, The University of Western Australia, Perth. Dr Haji Hashim     Haji Abdul Hamid and I are involved as Regional Editors for Negara Brunei Darussalam, 2000 -2005.
  • Pengumpulan dan Pendokumentasian Folklor Lisan Kampong Aying, Brunei  Darussalam (Collection and Documentation of Oral Folklore of Kampong Aying Brunei Darussalam) a joint project with Haji Abdul Hamid bin Jaludin. Published as Folklor       Kampong Aying: Himpunan Hasil    Projek Folklor Kampong Ayer, Jabatan  Kesusasteraan Melayu, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains  Kemasyarakatan, Universiti  Brunei Darussalam, 1998.
  • Pengumpulan dan Pendokumentasian Folklor Puak Melayu Kedayan, Brunei  Darussalam (Collection and Documentation of Folklore of the Kedayan Malays in Brunei Darussalam) a joint project  with Prof. Madya Dr Haji Hashim Bin Haji Abdul  Hamid, Dr Ampuan Haji Brahim Bin AmpuanHj Tengah and Awang Maslin Bin Haji  Jukin (A national level project started in January 2003 and completed on 4 May 2004 with a collection of 11 volumes).
 
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