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 […]
Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2019
As in previous years, the Department’s first-year students participated in the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2019 under the North-South University Collaboration. Those who took part are Haadiyah Marikar, Husna Naleer, Kaumadi Jayaweera, Lara Wijesuriya, Rasudula Dissanayake, Shamika Kulasingham, Shamla Naleer, and Uvini Hettiarachchi. Student Testimonial: “None of us had experienced a full-stay at the Galle […]
Graduates’ Symposium 2018
The 2018 Graduates’ Symposium of the Department of English was held on 12th October 2018, continuing a Departmental tradition of showcasing student research. The event featured presentations based on BA dissertation research by students of the Department belonging to the batch that most recently graduated. The presentations were followed by an open discussion in which both academic staff and current […]
Graduates’ Symposium – 10th July 2017
The Graduates’ Symposium of the Department of English Graduate was held on 10th July 2017. The event featured presentations based on BA dissertation research by students of the Department belonging to the two batches that most recently graduated. The event attracted many faculty and current students.
Fairway Galle Literary Festival: North-South University Collaboration
Eight first-year students of the Department of English and one staff member took part in the 2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival 11th – 15th Jan. 2017. They participated as part of the North South University Collaboration along with students and lecturers from five other universities across the country. The event offered a unique learning experience […]
‘Superman’ – A play by undergraduates
The play Superman was written, directed, and staged by second and first year students of the Department of English in February 2016 at the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo.
Graduate Mini-Conference – 2014
The inaugural Department of English Graduate Mini-Conference was held on the 26th of August 2014. The event featured paper presentations by the Department’s most recently graduated Honours (Special) Degree class based on their BA dissertation research. The event attracted a large number of current students and is expected to become an annual feature of the […]
Sri Lanka Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies Conference – 2013
Final year Special Degree students of the Department of English volunteered at the 7th Sri Lanka Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies Conference (2013) held in Colombo recently. They are seen with Professor Walter Perera, Conference Chair.