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Dr. Manouri Jayasinghe

Head | English Language Teaching Unit

Faculty of Humanities & Sciences | English Language Teaching Unit

Career Summary

Manouri Jayasinghe, 26 years in academia in France is the Head of English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) at SLIIT. She serves as the Lecturer in-charge for the modules offered by the ELTU. In addition she acts as a curriculum developer and an internal moderator. She joined SLIIT in 2016.

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • National Institute of Languages and Civilizations (INALCO), Paris, France Member of Sorbonne group of universities)

          Ph.D. (Languages, Literature and Societies – Post-colonial                          literature, American and Sinhala literature)

 

  •  University of Paris 8, France

           MAS - Master of Advanced Studies - (American Literature and                     study of English Speaking societies)

 

  •  University of Paris 8, France

          M.A. - Master of Arts - (American Literature)

 

  •  University of Kelaniya – Sri Lanka

          B.A (Hons)-Bachelor of Arts in Economics

HONOURS AND AWARDS

Translation of Lester James Pieris' film Gamperaliya to French.(2010)

Translation of French TV Documentaries fromTV channels ARTE, M6, France 2 to Sinhala and English. (2005 -2015)

Worked with TV documentary producing studios CAPA television and  Rhapsode Productions to translate dub teir documentarie and films. (2005 -2015)

Translation and dubbing of French director Francois Luciani's film L'Enfant des rues from french to Sinhala. (2002)

Translator and Interpreter for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001 -2015, Temporary assignments)

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • American Literature
  • Post Colonial Literature
  • Intangible Heritage

Memberships

  

Ongoing Research

PRESENTED AND PUBLISHED RESEARCH PAPERS:

Rendering History through the Sinhala Novel - Published in issue 39, University of Leiden, Netherlands. (12/2005)

Softening of Ethnic Boundaries in Michael Ondaatjee's Anil's Ghost' -10th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.(12/2005)

Gunadasa Amerasekara, l'homme et l'aspect universal de Out of Darkness - INALCO Publications Paris. (05/2006)

Sri Lankan Conflicts : A Literary Representation - Paper presented at BASAS (British Association of South Asian Studies) University of London, U.K. (04/2006)

Manouri Jayasinghe and Niluka Dissanayake, Post-Independence Sinhala Films:Milestones of social Change in Sri Lanka - Asian Cinema Sri Lankan issue, University of Nottingham, U.K (2007)

TO BE PUBLISHED:

Property, Sustainability and Well-Being: The perspectives of the Whites and Natives in William Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses. (SICASH 2020)

Sustainability in the face of adversity- In Nathaniel Hawthrone’s The Scarlet Letter(SICASH 2020)

 

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