Alifa Bandali is an Assistant Professor of Teaching at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ). Dr. Bandali’s research focuses on feminist activism in institutional and creative spaces; Muslim women’s representations; and creating accessible and inclusive learning environments in higher education.
Alifa Zafirah Bandali. “Who cares? A lack of self-care for women in the non-profit/non-governmental sector.” Gender, Work & Organization Original article. (2019): 1-15. DOI: 10.1111/gwao.12362.
Alifa Bandali. “Blurring boundaries in women’s organizations in Malaysia: When the personal becomes the professional.” Asian Journal of Women’s Studies 23.1 (2017): 110-120.
Alifa Bandali. “Q&A with Dr. Alifa Bandali on anti-Muslim hate.” Faculty of Arts. January 28, 2022. https://www.arts.ubc.ca/news/qa-with-dr-alifa-bandali-on-anti-muslim-hate/.
Alifa Bandali. “A politics of skin: Using art as intervention.” Peril. 23 September 2018. http://peril.com.au/current-edition/skin-in-the-game/a-politics-of-skin-using-art-as-intervention/.
Alifa Bandali and Sarinah Masukor, editors. “Cinema.” RUNWAY Experimental Art. July 2018. http://runway.org.au/editorial-37-cinema/.
Alifa Bandali. “Walking towards resistance on Redfern street.” [photo essay] Exhibition Hijacked! Cold Cuts. 21-22 April 2018. Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Bandali’s research focuses on feminist activism both in institutional and creative spaces. Her PhD thesis titled: “Paid to care: Women’s experiences in non-profit/NGO work in Malaysia” examined how women working in the non-profit/NGO sector saw themselves in their work and the meaningfulness of ‘good work’.