Ms. Kavitha ArunthaharanLecturer (Probationary)
I am Mrs. Kavitha Arundaharan attached to the department of Linguistics as a Lecturer (unconfirmed) in Tamil with effect from 15 October 2018. I have BA(Hons) Degree (2008) and M.phil Degree (2014) in Tamil Language and Literature from the University of Jaffna. I would like to state that I worked in this university for about four years as a Temporary Assistant Lecturer and a Visiting lecturer at the department of Linguistics. And also I worked as a Temporary Assistant Lecturer at the department of Tamil - University of Jaffna.


Department of Linguistics
(Room Number) K2 120
Department of Linguistics
University of Kelaniya
Sri Lanka

Tel: +94 779828285 (Mobile)

Present Position

Lecturer (Unconfirmed) in Tamil

Academic Qualifications:

M.phil (Jaffna), B.A (Hons.) (Jaffna)

Specialized Field

Tamil Language and Literature


  • Research Work:

    Woman in Sri Lankan Tamil Novels - A Feminist View Point   A Study of Puthumaipiththan Short Stories

    Research Articles:

  • Gender and Language – A Sociological Analysis – World Research Conference of Tamilological Studies - London, 2013 (Coinciding with the Centenary Celebrations of Rev. Fr. Thaninayagam Adikalar).

  • Ideology of Cilappatikaaram and Poetic Creation of Woman - Prabha 2013 (Refereed Journal), Published by Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya.

  • A Study of the Modal Auxiliary Verbs: Based on Jaffna Spoken Tamil.” – Karuna 2013, (Annual Memorial Magazine of Prof. W. S. Karunathilaka) Published by Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya.

  • The Smiling Voice and the Sadness of oppressed Sex: The Study of AaNdaaL’s Poem - Prabha 2012 (Refereed Journal), Published by Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya.


  • The article “43 Group” by Nevil Weerarathne is translated into Sinhala as “ 43 Kandayama”, “Sanskruthi” Vol.24, (2014), Sanskruthi Publishers, Boralesgamuwa.
  • “Karuna:ve: deviyo:” Sinhala Translation of Lecturer Ms. Kavithaa Rajaratnam’s Tamil poem “Karunai theivam”
Research Presentations:

  • The influence of Sinhala on the Students Learning Tamil as Second Language” National Conference on General Linguistics - University of Kelaniya, December 2013.
  • Survival and Challenges of Women in Modern Tamil Literature - A Study Based on Ambai’s Short Stories - International Research Conference (JUICE) - University of Jaffna, July 2012.
  • Paleswary’s Novels: A feminist View Point - The World Tamil Literature Conference, Conducted by Tamil Sangam - Colombo, June 2012.
  • The Problems of Learning and Teaching Tamil as a Second Language - International Symposium - South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, May 2012.
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