Name: Mrs. B.K. Chathurika Anjalee Wickramasinghe
Present Post: Senior Lecturer Grade II
Department: Department of Sinhala
University Address: Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Room Number: K2 207/6
Telephone: (Extension) 698/ (Office) +94-11-2-914493
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Academic Qualification:
Master of Philosophy, University of Kelaniya, 2010
B.A. Special Degree in Sinhala (First Class), University of Kelaniya, 2004
Teaching Experience:
• Senior Lecturer  Grade II - Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka - 2012 to date
• Lecturer - Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka - 2010 - 2012
• Probationary Lecturer - Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka - 2007 - 2010

• Temporary Assistant Lecturer  - Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka - 2005- 2007

Academic Distinctions:
• Professor D.J. Wijeratne Memorial Gold Medal for the best performance in the Bachelor of Arts (special ) Degree Examination in Sinhala Language -2004

• Award for appreciation of excellence in Japanese Language-2005, Cultural Centre, University of Colombo

Research and Publications:
Books:
• Japan Ketikatha Sahityaya (Japanese Short Story), 2006. ISBN 955-20-8387-7
• Poddilage lokaya saha thawath Lama Natya, ( Poddilage lokaya and other Childrens drama)  2012. ISBN 978-955-30-0234-1
• Editor – A special volume for One Asia Seminar series. – 2013 – Department of Sinhala- University of Kelaniya.
• Assistant Editor of, ‘ Pranama’ Felicitation volume for Prof. Nandasena Mudiyanse, Department of Sinhala – University of Kelaniya 2006
• Assistant editor, Chiranthana, Eithihasika Addyana Sangarawa University of Kelaniya - in press.
Articles:
Wamana figures among the Polonnarwa Architectural Ornaments - Kulatilaka Kumarasinghe Critical Gaze-2015. Eds- Prof. Lakshman Senevitarathne and others. Godage Publishers
Architectural ornaments and the Animal figures of the Polonnaru period Art - Sariputta Shastiya Sangrahaya, 2014, Sariputta National Institute of Education, Nittambuwa
• Sandakadapahane sathwa rupa saha liyakam(Animal figures and decorative motifs of the Moonstone)- Kala sangarawa - Sri lanka Arts Council 2011.
• Polonnaru Sahithya saha samakalina drushya kala(Literature and the contemporary Arts and Crafts of the Polonnaruwa period)- Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, Vol. 14, 2010.http://repository.kln.ac.lk/1514/1/scan0003.pdf
• Puppet theatre and Japanese Bunraku - Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, Vol. 13, 2010.
• Prag eithihasika yugayen helivena Sri lankawe shilpakala ithihasaya(Pre historic Arts and Crafts of Sri Lanka)- Dinesa 03- 2008
• Simon Navagathegamage Navakathawe Visheshatha( Special features of Simon Navagaththegama's Novels)- Sahithya 2008
• Japan Ketikathawe Sanskrutika Muhunuwara( Cultural aspects of the Japanese Short stories)– Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, Vol. 5, 2008.
• Yuganthaya Nawakathawe Dwanithathra(Implied meanings of Yuganthaya Novel)- Nuwana ( Ministry of Education) 2007
• Mahanuwara Yugaye Chithra Sampradaya( Tradition of the Kandian period's paintings)- Abisarana - Morawaka Soratha thero Felicitation - 2006

• Kumarathunga Munidasa Kaviyage Lama Padya( Childrens Poerty of Munidasa Kumarathunga)– Sulekha - Sinhala Sangamaya- University of Kelaniya 2006

• Japan Ketikathave Suvishesha Lakshana(Special Features of Japanese Short stories)– Sahithya 2005
• Kuwanna (short story) – Nuwana (Ministry of Education) 2005
Symposiums:
"The development of Buddhist art and the Hindu Influence in the Polonnaru period " 2nd National Conference - 2014, Multi-disciplinary approaches in the enhancement of Buddhism in Sri Lanka., Bhikshu University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura.
• Difficulties encountered in Translating Drama Texts with special reference to Kyogen With Amali Boralugoda – Annual Research Symposium of Royal Asiatic Society 2010.
• Polonnaruwe Thiwanka pilimage kalathmaka gruha nirmana shailiya( Artistic  quality of Thiwanka Image house of Polonnaruwa)11th Annual Research Symposium 2010 - University of Kelaniya. http://repository.kln.ac.lk/1515/1/scan0002.pdf
• Sinhala Sahithya saha Jana Sampradaya( Sinhala Literature and Folk tradition)- With Prof. T.R.G. Dela Bandara - National Conference on the Humanities -2009. - University of Kelaniya. http://repository.kln.ac.lk/1516/1/scan0001.pdf
• Polonnaru Yugaye Shiva Shanthuwara Murthi(Shiva Saints sculptures of the Polonnaru era)– 7th Annual Research Symposium 2006 - University of Kelaniya
Research Interests and Current Research Activities:
• Sri Lankan and Japanese traditional drama
• Sri Lankan  Art and Architecture
• Pre History of Sri Lanka

Reading for the PhD – Sri Lankan and Japanese Traditional Drama

Specialized Subject Area:
• Modern Sinhala Literature and Drama
• Art and Architecture
Administrative Experience:
• Member - Organizing Commitee- International Conference of Humanities -2015
• Sub web editor - Sinhala, University of Kelaniya from 2014
Coordinator – Certificate course in Sinhala for foreign students- Department of Sinhala, 2013 to 2015.
Co-coordinator – National and International Seminar series – Department of Sinhala, 2014.
• Member - University of Kelaniya Arts Council, 2012 to 2014.
• Member - Royal Asiatic Society Sri Lanka, 2010 to date.
• Web Master - Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, 2012 to date.
• Student Counselor - University of Kelaniya, 2007- 2010.