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Department of Sinhala

Faculty of Arts - University of Peradeniya

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Mr. L. A. S. Wickramasinghe

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

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

Biography

Mr. L. A. S. Wickramasinghe is a Probationary Lecturer 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 2011 and MA from The University of Peradeniya in 2014.

Education

  • MA (Peradeniya)
  • BA (Peradeniya)

Appointments

  • Probationary Lecturer in Sinhala, Department of Sinhala, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 23. 04. 2019 - up to date.
  • 2016-2019: Academic and Research Officer, National Institute of Language Education and Training.
  • 2013-2016: Temporary Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • 2013-2016: Language Instructor, University of Peradeniya, Faculty of Arts.
  • 2013-2016: Language Instructor, University of Peradeniya, Faculty of Agriculture.
  • 2015: Volunteer Assistant Deputy Proctor, University of Peradeniya, Faculty of Arts.
  • 2015: Academic Sub warden, University of Peradeniya, Marcus Fernando Hostel.
  • 2014-2015: Volunteer Students’ Counselor, University of Peradeniya, Faculty of Arts.

International Conference: Abstracts and Full Papers

  • “The Speech Diction of the Tamil Language in ‘MAHAIYAVA’ village: A Linguistic Analysis of Sinhala and Tamil Language”. Jaffna University International Research Conference (Juice), University of Jaffna, 2014.
  • “The Impact of Buddhist Cosmology on Magical Realism”. 02nd International Conference on Buddhist Studies (2014), Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA), 2014.

Conference Presentations

  • “Kant’s Aesthetic Theory, Figurative Usages and Idealism (Based on Dhammapadaya)”, 10th National Conference on Buddhist Studies, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. 2015.
  • “A Comparative Study on Buddhist Cosmology and Surrealistic Literary Concepts”, 10th National Conference on Buddhist Studies, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2015.
  • “Metamorphosis, Mythical Ideology and Legend of Mahabarathaya”, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka: 8th Research Conference - 27-29th and 30th March 2015.
  • “Legend of Ramayana, Womanhood and Agency”, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka: 8th Research Conference - 27-29th and 30th March 2015.
  • “Web Discourse Communities, and Reproduction of Modern Ideological Hegemony”, Research Symposium of Information Literacy, Global Challenges and Local Solutions, National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2014.
  • “Modern Buddhist Ideological Fantasy and Discourse Communities”, Second National Conference (Bhikku University of Sri Lanka), Anuradhapura, 2014.
  • “Language Authority, Nobility and Cultural Violence”, 15th Annual Research Symposium of Faculty of Graduate Studies: University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2014.
  • “Realistic Literary Genres and Re-interpretation of Ideologies”, 15th Annual Research Symposium of Faculty of Graduate Studies: University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2014.
  • “Sympathetic Imagination and Ethical (or Moral) Cultural rules”, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka: 07th Research Conference - 27-29th and 30th March 2014.
  • “The Impact of Buddhist Cosmology to Magical Realism”. 02nd International Conference on Buddhist Studies (2014), Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA), 2014.
  • “The Speech Diction of the Tamil Language in ‘MAHAIYAVA’ village: A Linguistic Analysis of Sinhala and Tamil Language”. Jaffna University International Research Conference (Juice), University of Jaffna, 2014.
  • “Magical reading and Reinterpretation of Ideologies”, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka: 05th Research Conference - 30th and 31th March 2012.

Journal Articles

  • “Raamaayanaya Viira Kavya ha Sthrii Kaarakathvaya,’’ Sahithya Visesa Kalapaya 2017, (ed.), Mahaacharya Samantha Herath and all, 2017.
  • “Adiyatharthavaadi Aakyaana Kalave Vaishaka Pasuthalaya saha Ehi Nuuthana Bhaavithaya”, Vidya Saasthriiya Sangraha (ed.), Eppala Indasumana himi, 2017.
  • “Navagaththegama Aakyaana Kalava, Sansaaranya Asabada ha Nuuthanavaadi Sadvaadaya’’, Upasana: Athipuujya Aaltamvaththe Sri Chandajothi Naahimi Abinandana Aharma Saasthriiya Sangraha, (ed.,) Uduhavara Ananda himi and all, 2017.
  • “Ketikathaave Themaathmaka Niruupanaya Sandaha Ruupaviparyaasayehi Balapeema ha Adiyatharthavaadayehi Aabasaya’’, Vindana Chintha, (ed.,) Mahacharya Kulathilake Kumarasinghe, 2017.
  • “Sabdha Artha Pilibanda Dvanivaadaya ha Viyuhavaadaya Magin Idiripath vana Mathavaadaya Pilibanda Thulanaathmaka Adyanayak”, Sinhala Bhaasaa Sahithya ha Sanskruthika Adyanayehi nava Pravanatha: Kolamba Vishva Vidyalaye Sinhala Adyanaansha Vaarshika Paryeshana Sesiya, (ed.), Jeyshta Kathikacharya Kumudu Karunarathne and all, 2016.
  • “Kathika Vigrahaya, Sahithyika Elambuma ha Ehi Lakshana’’, 2015 Sahithya Sangarava (ed.), Mahachaarya Kulathilake Kumarasinghe and all, Kolamba: Sanskruthika Katayuthu Pilibanda Amathayansaya , 2015.
  • “Amavathura Saha Aayaa Yatharthavaadi Ruupaka Bavithaya’’, 2014 Sahithya Sangarava (ed.), Mahacharya Samantha Herath and all, Kolamba: Sanskruthika katayuthu Pilibanda Amathayansaya , 2014.
  • “Frouidiyaanu Manoo Darshanaya, Viyuhiiya Ruupaka ha Dalada Perahera’’, Saarathi (ed.,) Mahacharya Mahinda Somathilake, Mahanuvara: Madyuama Sankruthika Aramudala, 2014.
  • “Sandyaa Thiirthaya: Nuuthanthvaya, Sampradiikathvaya ha Samaja Yatharthaya’’, Sahithya Vichara Sanhitha, (ed.,) Thimbiriyagama Bandara, Kolomba: Godage saha sahodarayo, 2012.

Memberships & Awards

  • 2012: Awarded Maulana Azad Scholarship for study towards Master’s Degree in University of Madras, awarded by the Government of India.
  • 2012: All Island Criticism Award for Excellence, Ravaya newspaper
  • 2011: Awarded D.M. De Z. Wickramasinghe Memorial Prize for Sinhalese (Highest mark in the paper on Sinhala Epigraphy)
  • 2011: Awarded D.E. Hettiarachchi Memorial Prize for Sinhalese (Highest mark in the paper on Exegetical Literature)
  • 2013: Nominated for Tissa Abeysekara Critic Award

Curriculum Development (National Contribution)

  • 2018: Curriculum for Diploma in Second Language (Sinhala), National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2018 : Curriculum for National Integration Officers Language Training, Ministry of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages, National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2018: Curriculum for Language Assistants’ training, Ministry of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages, National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2018: Curriculum for Certificate in Second Language Teaching (Spoken) , The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Curriculum for Diploma in Second Language Teaching (Sinhala/Tamil), National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Curriculum for Certificate in Translation Studies, National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Curriculum for students handbook for the Ordinary Level seminar series (Sinhala), Ministry of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages, National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Curriculum for Diploma in Additional Language Improvement (ALIC), National Institute of Education, Sri Lanka.
  • 2016: Curriculum for Certificate in Second Language Teaching (Sinhala/Tamil), National Institution of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.

Syllabus

  • 2018: Syllabus for Diploma in Second Language (Sinhala), National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2018: Syllabus for National Integration Officers Language Training, Ministry of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages, National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2018: Syllabus for Language Assistants training, Ministry of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages, National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2018: Syllabus for Certificate in Second Language (Spoken), the Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Syllabus for Diploma in Second Language Teaching (Sinhala/Tamil), National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Syllabus for Certificate in Translation Studies, National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Syllabus for students handbook for Ordinary Level seminar series (Sinhala), Ministry of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages, National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Syllabus for Diploma in Additional Language Improvement (ALIC), National Institution of Education, Sri Lanka.
  • 2016: Syllabus for Certificate in Second Language Teaching (Sinhala/Tamil), National Institute of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.

Course Books

  • 2018: Hand book for National Integration Officers’ language training, Ministry of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages, National Institution of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2018: Course book for Certificate in Second Language (Spoken), the Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Course book for Diploma in Additional Language Improvement (ALIC), National Institution of Education, Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Second Language Sinhala hand book for Ordinary Level students (Sinhala), Ministry of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages, National Institution of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.
  • 2017: Guide book for 12 days language training program (Care Project), National Institution of Language Education and Training, Sri Lanka.