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Department of Sinhala

Faculty of Arts - University of Peradeniya

academic

Professor Saliya Kularathne

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

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

Biography

Professor Saliya Kularathne is attached to The Department of Sinhala, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He earned his BA (Hons.) in Sinhala from The University of Peradeniya in 1993 and MA in Sinhala from The University of Peradeniya in 2002. Subsequently, he obtained his PhD from The University of Peradeniya in 2010.

Education

  • PhD (Peradeniya)
  • MPhil (Peradeniya)
  • BA (Peradeniya)

Appointments

  • Professor, Department of Sinhala, University of Peradeniya
  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1994-1996

Creative Publications

  • Kularathne, Saliya (1994) Gimhana Madhyahanayaka Dutu Sihinaya (poetry) Lanka Printers, Kandy.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (1995) Me Bhadra Kalpaya Awasana (radio drama) K.double.I Press , Kandy.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (1996) Jeevithayen Dawasak (radio drama) Bravi Printers, kandy.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (1996) Sadakalika Mithyawa Gena Kurulleku gayu Geeyak (Short Stories) K.double.I Press , Kandy.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2008) Vishwanthara Sihinaya (short stories) Godage Brothers, Colombo.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2012) Sathpathma (short stories) Sirinit Publishers, Nugegoda.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2013) Siththarage Hadawatha (radio drama) Ariya Publishers, Warakapola.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2013) Sarpa Denuwakage Punar Janmaya (short stories) Ariya Publishers, Warakapola.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2013) Manushka (novel) Kinkini Creations, Navinna.

Academic Publications

  • Kularathne, Saliya (2007) Sannivedanaya saha Sahithya, K.double.I Press , Kandy.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2009) Sahithya Satahan, K.double.I Press , Kandy.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2006) Sanniwedanaya saha Janashruthiya, Ariya Publishers, Warakapola.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2008) Sagawagiya Sithumina (articles on communication) Ariya Publishers, Warakapola.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2009)Shrawya Drushya Madya Anthargathaya saha Pitapath Rachanaya, Godage Brothers, Colombo.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2010) Sannivedanaya saha Sahithya, Ariya Publishers, Warakapola.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2010) Sambhawya Sinhala Sahithya Pilibanda Bawthika saha Sankalpeeya Nireekshana, Vijitha Yapa Publications, Colombo.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2010) Physical and conceptual Observations of Classical Sinhala culture (English Medium), Government Press, Colombo.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2010) Sanskruthika Sanwardanaya Sadaha Nirmanathmaka Sannivedanaya, Ariya Publishers, warakapola.
  • Kularathne, Saliya (2013) “Mawpiya Janashrwthi lokaya” (Family Folklore), K.double.I Press , Kandy.

Editions in English

  • Kularathne, Saliya (Ed) (2013) Tales of the Temple of daibtsu injapan, K.double.I Press , Kandy
  • Kularathne, Saliya (Ed) (2013) Classic Myths, K.double.I Press , Kandy

International Presentations

  • Kularathne, Saliya (2013) Symposia, K.double.I Press , Kandy

Monographs

  • Kularathne, Saliya (2013) Thothameeya, Weera saha Dewa Yuga Pilibanda Wilhelm Wood ge Wigrahaya, K.double.I Press , Kandy

Memberships & Awards

  • In 1998 I was awarded ‘Lekana Kalpathi’ from Henry Alcott International Foundation as a tribute to my service and contribution to the media as a script writer, and journalist by writing hundreds of academic and semi-academic articles.

Other Credentials

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