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  • February 11, 2019

  • Seminars

  • K K Birla Goa Campus, A-506

  • Online

  • Humanities and Social Sciences

  • speaker

Prof. Senath Walter Perera

Prof. Senath Walter Perera, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

The Phases and Guises of Sri Lankan Fiction in English

About the Speaker: Senath Walter Perera, Senior Professor in English, University of Peradeniya, has published extensively on Sri Lankan, Diasporic, and Postcolonial Literature in English. Perera was Chair of the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Eurasia), Member of the Jury for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, and Articles Editor for Postcolonial Text. He is the Chairperson of the Sri Lanka chapter of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS). Perera also chairs the Gratiaen Trust which administers the Gratiaen Prize for Sri Lankan Writing in English which was established by Michael Ondaatje.