Chandrasiri Bogamuwa
Chandrasiri BogamuwaSenior Lecturer Grade I
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Contact:

Drama & Theatre and Image Arts unit
Department of Fine Arts
University of Kelaniya
Sri Lanka

Tel:     +94-0112908785 (Office)
           +94-0112776956 (Residence)
           
E-mail:  siribo@kln.ac.lk (University)

Educational Qualifications:

  • M.Phil (in Drama and Television Medium). University of Kelaniya. (2005)
                Thesis: A study on Medium and Technical Related Problems when Adapting Contemporary Sinhala Stage Dramas into Television.  
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Fine Arts. (Second Class Upper Division) University of Kelaniya, (1980)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education. National Institute of Education, Maharagama. - (1992)
  • Diploma in Mass-Communication. Sri Jinarathana Academy, Colombo 02 - (1982)
  • Certificate in TV programme Production. Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), Seoul, South Korea – (1995)
  • Certificate in Development of Educational video materials for self-learning. Educational Technology Division, Open University of Sri Lanka – (2003)
  • Certificate in Theatre Technique. National School of Drama-New Delhi and Tower Hall Theatre Foundation, Colombo – (2000)
  • Certificate in Theatre Training. National School of Drama in New Delhi and Tower Hall Theatre Foundation, Colombo. (1981)

Teaching Experience:

  • Senior Lecturer Drama & Theatre and Image Arts Unit, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya. (2005-2019) (14 Years)
  • Lecturer Probationary Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya. (1997.12.01 – 2005) (07 Years)
  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya. (1989 – 1992)
  • Visiting lecturer Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya. (1988 - 1989, 1994 - 1996)
  • Demonstrator (Photography/Drama) Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya. (1982 – 1983)
  • Visiting Lecturer Department of Dance, Institute of Aesthetic Studies, University of Kelaniya. (1999 – 2000)
  • Guest Lecturer Department Sinhala, University of Ruhuna. (2013)
  • Lecturer - Subject: Fine Arts. External Degree Courses, University of Kelaniya. (1997– 2006)
  • Lecturer - Subject: Drama and Theatre, Image Arts. External Degree Courses, University of Kelaniya. (2007– 2009)
  • Lecturer - Subject: Performing Arts. External Degree Courses, University of Kelaniya. (2010– 2018)
  • Lecturer – External Degree Exam Seminar series. Subject: Drama and Theatre, Image Arts. Centre for Distance and Continuing Education (CDCE) University of Kelaniya. (2013)
  • Lecturer - M.A. Degree Programme in Drama and Theatre. University of Kelaniya. (2009 – 2019)
  • Lecturer - Diploma in Photography. Drama & Theatre and Image Arts Unit, University of Kelaniya. (2010 – 2019)
  • Lecturer - Diploma in Film & Television. Drama & Theatre and Image Arts Unit, University of Kelaniya. (2017 – 2019)

Administrative Experience:

  • Head – Drama & Theatre and Image Arts Unit. Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya. (2009 – 2012)
  • Head – Drama & Theatre and Image Arts Unit. Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya. (2013.Sept. – 2015. Jan.)
  • Co-ordinator – M.A. Degree Programme. Drama and Theatre, University of Kelaniya. (2009 – 2012)
  • Co-ordinator – Cultural Centre. University of Kelaniya. (2009 – 2012)
  • Chairman – Performing Arts Committee of Art Council. University of Kelaniya. (2005)
Previous Positions
  • Program Director TNL – Telshan Network (pvt.) Ltd (1992-1997) (05 Years)
  • Video Editor/ Video Recordist/ Video Cameraman/ Copy Writer /Script Writer Telshan Ltd, (Video Production House) (1984 – 1989) (05 Years)
Professional Qualifications / Trainings
  • Seminar on Software Development of Educational Broadcasts in Asia and the Pacific Region (03 days) Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation in collaboration with NHK of Japan, Colombo 1992.
  • Workshop on Tele drama Production Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation and Sri Lanka Television Training Institute, Colombo, 1990.
  • Workshop on film direction - (03 days) Conducted by veteran Indian film Director Shaji N. Karun with Asian Film Centre, Sri Lanka, 1996
  • Workshop on "Writing and Creating for Drama and Theatre" By Ernst Macintyre, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 1990.
  • Course on NICT (New Information and Communication Technologies) (07 days) Staff Development Course for Academic Staff, University of Kelaniya; 1999.
  • Workshop on student’s guidance and Counselling for Students Counsellors. University of Kelaniya In collaboration with Improving Relevance & undergraduate Education (IRQUE) World Bank funded project; 2008.
                   





Research and Publications:

Research Interest
  • Drama and Theatre
  • Photography and Image Arts
  • Film and Television.
  • Media and Communication.
Books
  •  Television: Science and Art - (2007) State award for the best book of the year on Television literature - State Television Award Ceremony (2008) Wijesooriya Grantha Kendraya, Mulleriyawa. ISBN: 9789556522952
  • Contemporary Sinhala Theatre - (2009) Tharanga Publishers, Mudungoda. ISBN: 978956571271
 Editor – (Collection of Essays) 
  • SANKA - Special volume on State Drama Festival - (2001). Published by Dept. of Cultural Affairs
  • ABHINAYA - Vol 9: Dramatists of Nineteen Seventies – (2003) Published by Dept. of Cultural Affairs (ISBN: 13911759)
  • KARALIYA – special Volume on Drama and Theatre – (2007) Published by the Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya. (ISBN: 18003214)
  • ABHINAYA - Vol. 10: Dramatists of Nineteen Eighties – (2009) Published by Dept. of Cultural Affairs, (ISBN: 13911759)
  • ABHINAYA - Vol. 11: State Drama Festival Special Volume (2017) Published by Dept. of Cultural Affairs, (ISBN: 13911759)
Co - editor   
  • Journal of The Faculty of Humanities - Vol. 9 (2009) - University of Kelaniya
  • Journal of the Faculty of Humanities - vol. 10 (2010) - University of Kelaniya
  • Journal of the Faculty of Humanities - vol. 11 (2011) - University of Kelaniya
  • CHITHRAPATA : Cinema Magazine Sep - Dec (2011) -National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka.
  • CHITHRAPATA: Cinema Magazine Jan – Apr. (2012) - National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka.
Editor - (Magazines & News Bulletins)     
  •  State Drama Festival - 2004
  • National Drama Festival - 2005
  • State Television Awards Festival - 2006
  • National Drama Festival - 2006
  • Ranga Madala (News bulletin of national Drama Panel, 2001- 2005)   




           

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