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Department of Sinhala

Faculty of Arts - University of Peradeniya

Academic Staff


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Dr. Darshani Gunathilake

Head of The Department
Senior Lecturer
PhD (India), MPhil (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Translation Studies, Classical Prose and Poetic Literature, Interpretation techniques, Textual criticism and Research Methodology

deepadharshi@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 718450656

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Dr.P. L. Nugapitiya

Senior Lecturer
PhD. (Masaryk), MA (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Language Studies, Literature, Cultural Studies

plnugapitiya@yahoo.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 718163569

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Professor Saliya Kularathne

Professor
PhD (Peradeniya), MPhil (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Folklore and Culture, Communication and Journalism, Sinhala Novel

saliyakularathne@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 714958597

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Professor Liyanage Amarakeerthi (W. A. Liyanage)

Professor
PhD (University of Wisconsin, USA), MA (USA), BA (Colombo)
Western Literary Theory and Criticism, Comparative Literature, Translation, Modern Drama, Aesthetic Theory

liyanage19@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 774141544

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Mr.Mangala Dissanayake

Senior Lecturer
MA (India), MA (BPU), BA (Peradeniya)
Language Studies, Linguistics

kesavamd@yahoo.com
+94 81 2392548 / +94 713647564

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Mr. Senarathne Kariyawasam

Senior Lecturer
MPhil (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Sinhala Literature, Oriental Literary Criticism

sekariyawasam@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 777413217

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Dr. Sunanda Premasiri

Senior Lecturer
PhD (India), MPhil (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Folklore Studies, Culture, Sinhalese Folk Rituals, Folk Drama and Modern Theatre, Literary Theory and Criticism, Descriptive Linguistics, Epigraphy, Modern Sinhalese Fiction, Methodology Research Techniques and Writing Skills, Sinhalese Language and Literature

spremasiri@yahoo.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 718575308

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Dr. Chamini Guruge

Senior Lecturer
PhD (China), MPhil (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Folklore Studies, Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, Modern Fiction

chamini.guruge@yahoo.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 718003265

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Mrs. Sumudu Seneviratne

Senior Lecturer
MPhil (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Socio Linguistics, Comparative Literature, Colonial Studies

sumuduns@pdn.ac.lk
+94 81 2392549 / +94 712326657

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Mr. Nimal Wijesiri

Senior Lecturer
Doctoral Candidate (QUT- Australia), MA (India), BA (Peradeniya)
Theatre studies, Comparative literature, Cultural studies

nwijesiri2@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 718040458

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Mr. Mahinda Rathnayake

Senior Lecturer
MPhil (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Sinhala Literature, Literary Criticism

mahindaro1@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 718086167

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Mr. K. M. B. N. Konara

Probationary Lecturer
MPhil (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Ancient Sinhalese Literature, Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Modern Sinhala Poetry, Cultural Studies

bnkonara@yahoo.com
bnkonara@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 760544435

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Mr. L. A. S. Wickramasinghe

Probationary Lecturer
MA (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Literary Theory and Criticism, Comparative Literature, Linguistics, Second Language Teaching, Modern Literature

sunilwick2010@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 712222986

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Ms. Dilini Ariyawansa

Probationary Lecturer
MA (Kelaniya), BA (Peradeniya), Royal Pandit (Oriental Studies Society of Sri Lanka)
Language Studies, Classical Grammar, Linguistics, Epigraphy and Palaeography

dilini1@yahoo.com
+94 81 2392549 / +94 714717433 / +94 0775907236

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Mr. K.M.D.L. Kariyapperuma

Temporary Lecturer
BA (Peradeniya)
Classical Sinhala Literature, Historical Linguistics, Western literary theory

dinushalakmalkar@gmail.com
dinushalakmalkar@yahoo.com
+94 81 2392549/+940710937318

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Ms. Jeewani Pushpakumari

Temporary Lecturer
BA (Peradeniya)
Modern Sinhala Fiction, Western Literary Criticism

jeewanijpj@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549/ +940754269499

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Mr. S.M.S. Kularathna

Temporary Lecturer
BA (Peradeniya)
Classical Sinhala Literature, Linguistics

s.sandunkularathna@gmail.com
+94 81 2392549/ +940778782837

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Mrs. Sunimali Wickramasinghe Ranawaka

Temporary Lecturer
BA (Peradeniya)
Translation Theory and Practical Translation, Classical Sinhala Literature, Linguistics, Western Literary Criticism, Sinhala Poetry

sunimaliranawaka95@gmail.com
+94 812392549/ +94 714338578

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Ms. Nilusha Sandamali Wimalasena

Temporary Lecturer
BA (Peradeniya)
Modern Sinhala Fiction, Classical Sinhala Prose, Western Literary Criticism, Linguistics

nilusanda1994@gmail.com
+94 812392549/ +94 717455801/ +94 714717462

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Ms. Manoja Navodani Ekanayaka

Temporary Lecturer
BA (Peradeniya)
Modern Sinhala Fiction, Classical Sinhala Prose, Western Literary Criticism, Linguistics, Sinhala Culture

navodaniekanayaka@gmail.com
+94 812392549/ +94 762089972/ +94 784409320

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