Name: Hasitha Pathirana
Designation: Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
Department: ELTU
University Location: K5
Telephone: 0112903780
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Educational Qualifications:
M.A. in Conflict Resolution (University of Colombo) - 2009
M.A. in Linguistics (University of Kelaniya) - 2006
B.A. (University of Colombo) - 2003
Teaching Experience:
Senior Lecturer,University of Kelaniya (2013-to date)
Lecturer  University of Kelaniya (2009-2013)
Lecturer (Probationary) ITUM, University of Moratuwa (2007-2009)
Temporary Assistant Lecturer University of Kelaniya (2005-2007)
Adjunct Faculty Member: University of Troy, USA, Colombo branch: Institute of Technological Studies, Colombo- 5 (2008-2009)
Professional Qualifications:
SEDA, Staff and Educational Development Association, UK-2009
Courses Teaching Currently:
Lecturer in the Master of Human Resource Management Degree Course, University of Kelaniya (2010- to date)
Lecturer in the Master of Business Degree Course, University of Kelaniya (2013- to date)
Lecturer in TESL Degree Course, University of Kelaniya (2012 to date)
Lecturer in ELTU courses, University of Kelaniya (2009 to date)
Lecturer in Western Music at the Visual Arts, Design and Performing Arts Unit, University of Kelaniya (2009- to date)
Abstracts and Research Papers:
Pathirana, H.P.K. (2013). Majoritarian Discourse, Masking and the Female Suicide Bomber in Chandrasekaram’s “Forbidden Area”. Journal of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, 2, 42-47.
Do you see what I see? Gender performativity in Chandrasekaram’s Tigers Don’t Confess,14th Annual Research Symposium, University of Kelaniya, 2013
Majoritarian discourse, masking and the female suicide bomber in Chandrasekaram’s Forbidden Area, 13th Annual Research Symposium, University of Kelaniya, 2012
“Student voice” in student feedback: presence, power, and agency, 8thAnnual SLAIHEE conference, 2012
The Elocution Industry in Sri Lanka, at annual SLELTA conference, 2009
Dealing with Memories of War using Mechanisms of Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka- FGS University of Colombo, 2005
Peacebuilding through Theatre Arts: Checkpoint as a Case Study- based on M.A. dissertation ( A research on English Theatre and its trends),7th Annual Research Symposium, University of Kelaniya, 2006