Author: kumam

Sep
29

The Department of English launches a digital humanities laboratory (DHLab)

The Department of English of the Faculty of Arts successfully launched a digital humanities laboratory (DHLab) on the 16th of September, 2022 as a hybrid event for onsite and online invitees. Gracing the occasion were the Acting Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Chandana Aluthge who is also the Director of the University’s AHEAD Operational Technical […]

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Jul
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Jun
20

Guest Lecture on “The Datafication of Education: Designing for Alternative Futures” – 21st June

  Zoom Meeting Details   Title: The Datafication of Education: Designing for Alternative Futures Speaker: Prof. Rebecca Eynon Date and time: 21 June 2021 (Monday), 3 PM – 4 PM (IST) Link: https://bit.ly/3iW0mYq Meeting ID: 641 8264 1326 Passcode: ceXuB83@  

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Mar
11

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Jan
02

A Talk by Dr. Choman Hardi

7 January 2020 | 3.00pm | Department of English Dr. Choman Hardi delivered a talk titled “Poetry’s Power to Speak the Unspeakable” on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 at the University of Colombo. Her talk focused on the power of poetry to provide a safe space within which to tell stories that are complicated, and often […]

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Dec
12

Corpora, Archives and Performance 2019

“Corpora, Archives and Performance: A Conference on Sri Lanka Languages and Literature” organised by the Department of English, University of Colombo, was recently held with the participation of Prof. Chandrika Wijeyaratne, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Premakumara de Silva, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Dr. Shermal Wijewardene, Head, Department of English. Day One included an address on […]

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Dec
09

What Images Tell: A Talk by Dr. Carmen Aguilera-Carnerero

Dr. Carmen Aguilera-Carnerero, a visiting scholar at the Department of English, University of Colombo, delivered a talk titled “What Images Tell” on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 at the University of Colombo under the AHEAD-DOR Project. Her Talk focused on the application of tools in Critical Discourse Analysis to visual discourses, specifically, photographs, political posters and […]

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Sep
02

MA in English Studies – 2020

The deadline for submission of applications has been extended to 31st October 2019.    

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Jul
26

Linguistics: Computation and Humanities

The Department of English hosted a panel discussion on Natural Language Processing on 29th July 2019 at 8.30am. During this discussion, the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) and the University of Moratuwa discussed their work in the field. In Sri Lanka, two of the main bodies that work with NLP are the University of Colombo School […]

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