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Department of Tamil

Faculty of Arts - University of Peradeniya

academic

Mr. M.M.Jayaseelan

M.Phil in Tamil (Pdn) , BA (Hons) in Tamil (Pdn) , Diploma in human Rights (Pdn)

jseelanuop@gmail.com
+94 770617082

Educational and qualification

  • M.Phil in Tamil (Pdn) 2018
  • B.A (Hons) in Tamil (Pdn) 2010
  • Diploma in human Rights (Pdn) 2009
  • Short Term course in Epigraphy – 2009, Ministry of Hindu Cultural affairs
  • Short Term course in Hindu Architecture & Sculpture – 2010, Ministry of Hindu Cultural affairs

Appointments (Selected)

  • Lecturer (Probationary), Department of Tamil, University of Peradeniya, Since 2013
  • Lecturer (Temporary), Department of Tamil, University of Peradeniya, 15.08.2011 to 14.08.2012
  • Lecturer (Temporary), Department of Tamil, University of Peradeniya, 15.10.2012 to 14.10.2013
  • Invited Lecturer for Translated Tamil Literature (SLS 312) in Department of Sinhala, University of Peradeniya in 2016 and 2017
  • Tamil Instructor, ISLE Program, A Program Teaching Tamil language to Visiting American Students, Since 2014
  • Member of the Transportation & Accommodation Committee of the International Conference on the Humanities and the Social Science (1CHSS) - 2017
  • Member of the Publicity & Publication Sub-Committee Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the University of Peradeniya, 2017
  • Department Co-Coordinator for the International Conference, Department of Tamil, University of Peradeniya 2016 /2017 & 2017/2018
  • Volunteer Deputy Proctor, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, 2016/2017
  • Volunteer Students Counselor, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, 2011/2012, 2012/2013 & 2015/16
  • Part-Time Academic Sub-Warden (Arunachalam Hall), University of Peradeniya, 2017/2018

Research Interests

Modern Literature, Literary Criticism and Critical Theories, Cultural History, Linguistic and Tamil Grammatical Traditions,

Research and Publications

Book

Expatriation of Upcountry Tamils and Literary Making: Research based on Tamil Short Story, Published by Late Mr. R. Sivalingam Memorial Committee, Hatton, 2015.

Paper Present (selected)

  • Dialog with Legends : Legends about Skandakumara in Sinhala Buddhist Tradition, 4th International Conference on Muruga Bhakthi, Tirumurugan Tiruvaakku Peedam and Department of Hindu Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Religious Affair, 2018.
  • Folk Lore and Anti History : based on Upcountry Tamil Folk Lore, Conference on Folk lore in new Perspective, Colombo Tamil Sankam, 2017
  • Short Stories about Emigration To India of Upcountry Tamils, 12th Annual Research Session, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 2015
  • Man and Power in Sri Lankan Women Poems, International Conference on Sri Lankan Women Poetry, Tanjavur Tamil University, India, 2015
  • C.V. Veluppillai, International Conference on Tamil Scholars, Madurai Kamarajar University, India, 2015
  • Impact of C.V.Velupillai on Contemporary Upcountry Tamil Literature, People Cultural Forum, hatton, 2014.
  • Criticism and Politic of Criticism: Based on Dalith Criticism in Tamil, Monthly Seminar Series of Department of Tamil, University of Peradeniya, 2013.
  • Tamil Short Stories of Sri Lankan after the 1980: A Narratology review, international Tamil conference, Tamil sangam, Colombo, 2012.

Special talks

  • Sri Lankan Upcountry Literature, Alagappa University, Kaaraikudi, Tamilnaadu, 2017.
  • Upcountry and Upcountry Literature, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchi, Tamilnaadu, 2017.
  • Expatriation of Upcountry Tamils and Literary Making: Research based on Tamil Short Story, Late Mr. R. Sivalingam Memorial Committee, Hatton, 2015.

Articles Published in Conference Proceedings, Journals and Magazines (selected)

  • Trends Upcountry Tamil Short Stories in 21st Century, Conference Proceedings on 21st century Up Country, St, Joseph College, Maskeliya, 2018.
  • Man – Manliness – Feminism, Ilagkathir, Tamil Sangam, University of Peradeniya, 2017.
  • Ethnography and Sri Lankan Tamil Novels, Ilakkiyam, State Literary Award Special Issue, Cultural and Art Affairs Ministry, 2017.
  • The First Short Story anthology of Upcountry: Kathaikkanikal, Tamil Saahiththiya vizla special issue, Central Province, 2017.
  • Kalambakam in Pathinoram Tirumurai, International Research Seminar Proceeding on Tirumuraiyum Saivathtiruneriyum : Panmuga Nookkil Pathinoram Tirumurai, Department of Hindu Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Religious Affair, 2017.
  • Literature pathway of T. Gnanasekaran, Gnanaratham, T. Gnanasekaran – Felicitation Volume, 2017
  • Tea Production and originative Gods, Hindu Dharmam, Hindu Student’s Union, University of Peradeniya, 2017.
  • Narrative and Narratology: Some Notes, Al Inshirah, Muslim Majlis, University of Peradeniya, 2016.
  • Subaltern autobiographies in Tamil, Ayidhaezhuthu, An International Journal of Tamil Studies, 2016
  • Narratology : An Introduction, Jeevanathy, September - 2016
  • Environmental Protection and Literature, Jeevanathy, August - 2016
  • Trends of Sri Lankan Tamil Short Stories in 21st Century, Ilakkiyam, State Literary Award Special Issue, Cultural and Art Affairs Ministry, 2016
  • Agreement Emigration and War Period Emigration, Sevvoli, Conference Proceedings on Contemporary Art, Literature, Education and Socio Politic Thoughts in Up Country, St, Joseph College, Maskeliya, 2016
  • C.Y. Thamotarampillai in development of Tamil Research, International Conference Proceedings on Swaminathaiyer and Tamil Scholars of the 19th Century, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, India, 2016.
  • Short Stories about Emigration to India of Upcountry Tamils, Proceedings Abstracts, 12th Annual Research Session, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 2015
  • Athimanitan of M.A. Nuhman : A Revive of Narratology, Palkalai, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, 2015
  • Deities of Upcountry Tamils and Methods of Worship, Proceeding of Hindu Research Conference, All Ceylon Hindu Congress, 2015
  • Autobiography Writing and Creating Social History: study based on Subaltern autobiographies, Ilagkathir, Tamil Sangam, University of Peradeniya, 2015.
  • Ecocriticism: An Introduction, Al Inshirah, Muslim Majlis, University of Peradeniya, 2015.
  • Emigration and Literary Creation: Study based on exiled Upcountry Tamil Authors, Ilakkiyam, State Literary Award Special Issue, Cultural and Art Affairs Ministry, 2015.
  • Plantation Industrial deities of Indian Origin Tamils: All Indian University Tamil Teacher’sAssociation46th Conference Proceedings, Vol. 6, Tanjure Tamil University, 2015.
  • CV. Velupillai in Upcountry Tamil Literature, Panpadu, Department of Hindu Religious and Cultural Affairs, 2015.
  • Moral and Religious dependence: Equal and Unequal, Hindu Dharmam, Hindu Student’s Union, University of Peradeniya, 2015.
  • A Folk Journey of A Classical Artist, Impact of C.V.Velupillai on Contemporary Upcountry Tamil Literature, www.inioru.com, 2015
  • Fascination of Experiences and Extending Setting: Study based on Short stories of A.Muttulingam, Gnanam, The special issue of Sri Lankan’s Diaspora Tamil literature, 2015.
  • Citizenship issues of Upcountry Tamils and creating Short stories, Juice Proceeding, University of Jaffna, 2014.
  • Resist and Resistant Literature: Some Elements, Al Inshirah, Muslim Majlis, University of Peradeniya, 2014.
  • Satire in Fiction : Study based on Short Stories of A.Muthulingam, Ilangkathir, Tamil Sangam, University of Peradeniya, 2014.
  • Impact of C.V.Velupillai on Contemporary Upcountry Tamil Literature, www.inioru.com, 2014
  • Region and Environment in Literary Expression of Bhakthi Movement, International Research Seminar Proceeding on Moovar Tamilum saiva Neriyum, Department of Hindu Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Religious Affairs, 2013
  • Skanda Kumara Worship and Okanda Devalaya, Ananda Coomaraswamy Memorial Conference Proceeding, University of Kelaniya, 2012
  • M.A. Nuhman’sAthimanidan : A Narratological view, Gnanam Magazines 154 & 155, 2013
  • Information about the Skanda Kumara and Okanda Dewalaya through Folk cult and beliefs, Gnanodeepani, Rev. Nugetenna Sri Pakgnanandahidana Felicitation Volume, University of Peradeniya, 2013
  • Spoil of Myth and Politic of Creation : A Reading of War Period Short Stories, Gnanam, Special Magazine of Sri Lankan War Literature, 2012
  • Protest Voice of Up Country Women Poetess: Study based on Isaipiliyappatta Veenai compilation, Ilagkathir, Tamil Sangam, University of Peradeniya, 2012
  • The Kyoto Protocol – an introduction and Challenges, Vidanam, Green Movement of Sri Lanka, 2012
  • Women workers Problems in Kurunjitennavan’s Poems, Malaimugadu, 2012
  • Short Stories of A. Muttuliggam: Some Introduction Notes, Sigaram, Upcountry undergraduate student’s Union, University of Peradeniya 2010
  • Language – Region – Nation : Some note about configuring the Sri Lankan Tamil Nationalism, Ilagkathir, Tamil Sangam, University of Peradeniya 2008/2009

Translations

  • People’s Report on Sustainable Development – Sri Lanka 2012, Green movement of Sri Lanka
  • Tamil Translation services given for Leaflets and Publications of the Green movement of Sri Lanka Duration: December 2010 to date
  • Translator : At Enhancing Knowledge and Virtues : Sisu Diriya Clubs : 2011 (Development of Leadership Skills of School children in post conflict and Difficult Areas, 23rd December 2011 to 24th December 2011

Editorial

  • C0- Editor of Thanpatham, Annual International Conference proceeding, Department of Tamil, University of Peradeniya 2017/2018
  • Editor of “Ilankathir” – 2008/09, Annual Magazine of Tamil Society, University of Peradeniya.
  • Editor of “Sigaram” – 2009/2010, Annual Magazine of Upcountry Undergraduates Society, University of Peradeniya
  • Co-editor of ‘vidanam” May- june 2011, Green movement of Sri Lanka
  • Co-editor of the “Malaimugadu” Journal of the Udayam Academy, Hatton

MEMBERSHIP

  • Member for the Internship Organizing Committee of the ARTSED, Since 2014
  • Member of the Faculty IT committee, since 2016
  • Member of the Faculty Internship committee, since 2016
  • Life time Member of Archeology Society of South India, since 2017
  • Life time Member, Hindu Graduate Association, University of Peradeniya, since 2012
  • Member of the Transportation & Accommodation Committee of the International Conference on the Humanities and the Social Science (1CHSS) - 2017
  • Member of the Publicity & Publication Sub-Committee Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the University of Peradeniya, 2017

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