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Contributor’s profile: Low Kok On

Low Kok On.

LOW Kok On (Ph.D., Universiti Sains Malaysia) is a Senior Lecturer attached to Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kampus Antarabangsa Labuan (Labuan International Campus). The main focus of his research area is on folk-literature of the Kadazandusun in Sabah.

His latest publications include Reading Myths and Legends of Kadazandusun (Bangi, Malaysia: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2005), “The Origins of the Kadazandusun Reconsidered Based on Oral Literature” (in Sarim Mustajab (ed.), Warisan Budaya Sabah: Etnisiti dan Masyarakat [Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 2004]), and “Kadazandusun Folklore” (in William M. Clements (ed.), The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Folklore and Folklife [Wetport, U.S.: Greenwood, 2006]).

He is currently collecting stories on the legendary Tunku Syarif Kedah, a Malay saint known amongst the Kedayans and Brunei Malays in Labuan Island. E-mail: lowkokon@ums.edu.my.


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