Ms. Chamini Kumari Guruge

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Department of Sinhala,
University of Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.




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  • Chamini Kumari Guruge was born in Kandy , Sri Lanka. She has completed her primary and secondary education at Nugawela Central College in Kandy and won several competitions in Traditional Kandyan Dancing. She has completed the National dancing and music examination conducted by the Department of Examination, Sri Lanka. She entered to University of Peradeniya in 1998. She received her B.A. (Honors) in Sinhalese in 2002. She has completed Master of Philosophy degree in Sinhalese.
Educational Qualifications:
  • B. A. (Honors) University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, M. Phil, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Appointments (Selected) :
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya , Peradeniya, 2002-2006
  • Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya , Peradeniya,2007 to date
  • Volunteer Student counselor, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya , Peradeniya,(2007 -2008 )
  • Visiting Appointments
    Visiting Lecturer , Department of Humanities, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, MIhinthale (2007).
Memberships & Awards :
  • Life time member of Alumni Association of University of Peradeniya (AAUP).
  • Executive committee member of Society for the Integration of Science and Human values.
  • Executive committee member of Central Province Writers Association, Kandy
  • Gate Mudliyar AG Thilakarathne Research Fellowship for M.phil Degree programme. 2005/2006
Research Intersests :
  • Folklore Studies, Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, Modern Fiction
Research Publications :
  • A Psychological analysis of Sarachchandra’s Drama; A case study of Maname , Post graduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2004.
  • A Study of the concept of ‘KIlla’ in the Sinhalese folklore and Literature , Peradeniya University Research Session (PURSE), 2010
  • Sahan eliya- Kavya sangrahaya- 2004
  • Maname and Singhabahu- A Psychological analysis (Book)-2005
  • Polonnaru Ugaye Gruhanirmana Shilpayehi atiu Vikarana(Book)2005
  • Kurulu pancha (Children’s Story Book) 2007
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