Lectures

Jul
08

Talk by Prof. Ravi Vasudevan – 08th July

Professor Ravi Vasudevan delivered a talk titled ‘Cinema-Going On the Railway Tracks: Transportation, Circulation and Exhibition of Information Film in Colonial India’ at the Department of English, University of Colombo on Monday 8 July 2019 at 3pm. Professor Ravi Vasudevan co-directs the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) media and urban studies programme Sarai […]

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Jun
25

Talk by Dr. Priyanvada Abeywickrama – 25th June

Dr. Priyanvada Abeywickrama delivered a talk titled ‘Directed Self-Placement for Multilingual Students in Writing Programs’ at the Department of English, University of Colombo on 25 June 2019 at 4pm. During the session, Dr. Abeywickrama examined the potential of Directed Self-Placement (DSP), which is a self-evaluation process that asks students to place themselves in writing courses, […]

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Mar
06

Dean’s Lecture Series –III – 08th March

The 3rd  lecture of the of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ was held on 08th March 2019, from 3.00 pm onwards at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts. The topic of the lecture was  “The Ambiguity of Voice : the role of ‘storeytelling’.  This was a talk by Sarah Kabir based on her book ‘Voices of Peace’ (2018), along with photographer Munira Mutaher.

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Jul
06

Talk on “In My Mother’s House: Reflections on Civil War in Sri Lanka” – 06th July

Professor Sharika Thiranagama of Stanford University presented a  talk on “In My Mother’s House: Reflections on Civil War in Sri Lanka” at the Department of English, on 6th  July 2018 at 4.00 pm . Drawing from a decade of research and writing on Sri Lanka, this talk will reflect upon the consequences of political violence and militarization on contemporary social […]

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Jun
26

Guest Lecture Series – 26th June

The Department of International Relations organized a Guest Lecture Series, from 20th June – 26th June 2018  to share the expertise knowledge of International Relations, provoke new thoughts and stimulate engaging conversations on contemporary International Relations topics. This is the first series in the academic year of 2017/2018.

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Jun
18

Dean’s Lecture Series No. 1 – 18th June

The Faculty of Arts has initiated a lecture series under the title of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ and it’s inaugural lecture was a panel discussion and held on 18th June 2018 from 3.00 pm onwards at the Faculty Board Room, Faculty of Arts.  The panel discussion was on the topic of  ‘Humanities & Social Sciences Education in Sri Lanka: Challenges and Alternative Policy Options’, and the discussion […]

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