Yabit ALAS BA (UBD), MA (Hawaii, Manoa), Dr. (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

Senior Lecturer

Email: yabit.alas@ubd.edu.bn

Room: FASS 2.92

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About

Formerly the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UBD, Dr Yabit has co-edited a volume of essays in honour of Professor James T. Collins and is an expert on Borneo. Dr Yabit's research interests include studies of the Tutong-Dusun Language, the Dusunic Languages of Sabah, Sarawak and Brunei, and the Malay Language and its role in Brunei and the region. 

CV of Dr. Yabit Alas

Research Interests

  • Tutong-Dusun lingua franca
  • The Dusunic Languages of Sabah, Sarawak and Brunei since 1991
  • Research on Malay usage in the Malay world
  • The role of the Malay Language in Brunei and the region

Publications (Selection)

  • Yabit Alas (2014). ‘Homogeneous’ Melayu di Negara Brunei Darussalam: Rujukan Khusus Etnik Bisya. In Ampuan Haji Brahim bin Ampuan Haji Tengah (ed), Cetusan Minda Sarjana: Sastera dan Budaya. Bandar Seri Begawan: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. 205-217.
  • Yabit Alas (2010). Multilingual memperkasa bahasa Melayu. Rampak Serantau, 17, 287–305.
  • Yabit Alas (2009) Tanah leluhur masyarakat Dusun: Perspektif linguistik. South East Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 9, 107–121.