English

Ms. Esther Surenthiraraj

Probationary Lecturer

Qualifications : MA in Linguistics with a concentration in Language and Communications (Georgetown University, Washington DC); BA English Hons. (University of Colombo) Teaching areas : Structural and Functional Approaches to the English Language, Writing, Reading and Rhetoric Research Interests : Discourse Analysis, Narrative, Sociolinguistics, World Englishes Involvement with other organizations (Artistic Partnerships and Collaborations): International Centre for Ethnic […]

Ms. Pavithra Tantrigoda

Lecturer

Lecturer

Dr. Dinithi Karunanayake

Lecturer

Qualifications : PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK MA in Comparative Literature (Asia-Africa), University of London, UK BA (English Hons), University of Peradeniya Professional Qualifications : Award in Learning, Teaching and Assessing (2007), Staff and Educational Development Association, England. Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (2006), Staff Development Centre, University of Colombo, Sri […]

Ms. R. S. Wijewardene

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications : PhD Gender Studies (Monash), MPhil in English Studies (Oxford), BA English Hons. (Delhi) Teaching areas : Shakespeare Studies, Chaucer, Milton, The Novel in the 18th and 19th Centuries, Introduction to Gender Studies Research interests : queer and feminist literary studies/film studies Awards and grants : ISAP fellowship at the Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, May 2012. Endeavour International […]

Dr. S D Amarasekara

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications : PhD in English (Manchester, UK); MA in English and American Studies (Manchester, UK); MA in Linguistics (Kelaniya); BA English Hons.(Peradeniya) Professional Qualifications: Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE), University of Colombo (2012) Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) Accreditation for Teaching in Higher Education, UK (2012) Teaching areas: Children’s Literature, Postcolonial Studies, […]

Professor Dushyanthi Mendis

Professor

Qualifications : MA in Linguistics (Ohio University, USA); PhD in Linguistics (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA) Teaching areas : Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Discourse Analysis, Language Policy and Planning Research interests : Discourse Analysis Corpus Linguistics Sociolinguistics Sri Lankan English Co-Principal Investigator, International Corpus of English – Sri Lanka (ICE-SL) http://ice-corpora.net/ice/ Awards and grants University Research Grant […]

Professor N.M.S. Silva

Professor

Qualifications : PhD in English (Leeds), Msc in Applied Linguistics (Oxon), Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution (Uppsala), BA Hons (Colombo) Teaching areas : Postcolonial Literature, Modern Drama, Shakespeare Studies, Linguistics Research interests : Postcolonial Literatures and Cultural studies, Sri Lankan Writing in English, Television, Postcolonial Literatures and Cultural studies, Sri Lankan Writing in English, Popular culture, Bilingualism in […]

Professor F.N.S. De Mel

Professor

Qualifications : Ph.D in English, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK MA University of Peradeniya BA (English Hons), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka Teaching areas : Cultural, Postcolonial, Gender, Performance and Film Studies Editorial Review Boards 2007 to date: Journal of Women’s History, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, U.S.A. Publications Books 2007: Militarizing Sri Lanka: Popular Culture, […]