Dr. Nihal Fernando
 

Office Address: 

Department of English,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

 Email: 
fnihal@yahoo.com
Telephone: 
+94 81-239-2543
Personal Website: 
 
 
Biography
  • Born in 1952 in Kandy , Sri Lanka . Completed primary/secondary education in Kandy , a BA degree at Kelaniya University ,
  • Sri Lanka , and postgraduate studies in Hawaii , USA and Adelaide , Australia
Educational Qualifications:
  • BA (Kelaniya)
  • MA ( Hawaii )
  • PhD (Flinders)
Appointments (Selected) :
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Peradeniya ; Head, Department of English, University of Peradeniya .
Memberships & Awards :
  • Member , Sri Lanka Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies
Research Intersests :
  • Indian and Sri Lankan Fiction in English
Research Publications :
  • Between Cultures: Narayan's Malgudi in Swami and Friends and The Bachelor of Arts. A Sense of Place in the New Literatures in English , Ed. Peggy Nigtingale. London : University of Queensland Press, 1986,pp. 75-85
  • “James Goonewardene,” South Asian Novelists in English. Ed Janna C. Sanga. London : Greenwood Press, 2003, pp.88-92
  • “Representing the Burghers,” The Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities , Vol xx Nos 1&2 (1994) pp. 133-140
  • “Residents, Migrants, Patricians and Nativists: Sri Lanka 's Writers and Critics—Minoli Salgado, Writing the Nation: Literature, Resistance and the Politics of Place ,” The Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities , vol xxxiv (Nos. 1&2) 2008,pp. 167-176.
  • “Sri Lanka Poetry in English,” South Asian Literature in English . Ed. Janna C. Sanga. London : Greenwood Press, 2004,pp. 307-312
 
Other Credentials :
  • Judge, Commonwealth Writers Prize, 2005

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