Please click on the 'Publications' tab above for details of my monograph, journal articles and book chapters.
Keynotes and Invited Talks:
YOONG, M. 2023. "Let's Just Gather the Forces": Exploring Practices of Power and Resistance in Postfeminist Discourse. Keynote presented at the 3rd Gender Studies Conference, University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus, China.
YOONG, M. 2022. Rehabilitating the Language of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Malaysia's Women's Empowerment Discourse. Invited plenary paper presented at 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Language and Gender, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.
YOONG, M. 2021. Bodily Autonomy: The Role of Media in Promoting Gender Equality in Malaysia. Keynote presented at the Malaysia Women & Girls Forum 2021, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
YOONG, M., 2019. The Discursive Legitimation of the Political Gender Gap in Twitter Debates. Keynote presented at 12th British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Language, Gender and Sexuality SIG Event, Birmingham City University, UK.
YOONG, M. and WONG, X., 2023. Feminist Resistance in and against Neoliberal, Postfeminist Entrepreneurship Discourse: A Case Study of a Sustainable Social Enterprise. At: 12th International Gender and Language Association Conference, University of Queensland, Australia.
YOONG, M., 2021. Rethinking Women's Empowerment Through Global Householding: A Critical Analysis of Interpellations and Absences in Online Discourse. At: 11th International Gender and Language Association Conference, Queen Mary University of London, UK.
YOONG, M., 2018. "China Dolls", Madonna Wives, and Vanishing Husbands: Media-mediated Identities of Malaysia's Chinese Diaspora and Economic Migrants. At: 10th International Gender and Language Association Conference, University of Botswana, Botswana.
YOONG, M., 2017. Women, Work, and Having It All: Professional Discourses and Identities in Malaysian Media. At: 6th University of Malaya Discourse and Society International Conference, University of Malaya, Malaysia.
YOONG, M., 2016. "Create Opportunities for Yourself!": Neoliberal Postfeminism in a Malaysian Women's Magazine. At: 9th International Gender and Language Association Conference, City University, Hong Kong.
YOONG, M., 2014. The Air Hostess and the Chairman: Developing Learner Awareness of Politically Incorrect Language in Newspapers in Education. At: 12th International Asia TEFL Conference, Kuching, Malaysia.
YOONG, M., 2013. Sexism on UNMC Students' Facebook "Confessions" Page. At: Ms Education: Women, Equality and Education in the 21st century, University of Nottingham, UK.
YOONG, M., 2018. No more 'leaning in' - the neoliberal myth of the superhero businesswoman holds us all back. The Conversation. Available at: http://theconversation.com/no-more-leaning-in-the-neoliberal-myth-of-the-superhero-businesswoman-holds-us-all-back-101922
YOONG, M., 2014. Pull up a chair, we need to talk about sexist language at work. The Conversation. Available at: http://theconversation.com/pull-up-a-chair-we-need-to-talk-about-sexist-language-at-work-31869
CALLAHAN, J., MAVIN, S., and YOONG, M., 2022. HRD & Gender. Human Resource Development Masterclass. Available at: https://www.ahrd.org/page/HRD-Masterclass-Podcast-Series
FARID, A., 2022. Enforcing 'proper' use of Bahasa Malaysia with penalties 'unfortunate', say linguists. The Malaysian Insight. Available at: https://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/388111
BAILEY, L. and YOONG, M., 2016. Gender in the Workplace. BFM. Available at: https://www.bfm.my/podcast/the-bigger-picture/live-learn/lucy-bailey-melissa-yoong-gender-in-workplace