Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Sandamali Pieris, I. R. N. (Mrs.)

Lecturer (Probationary)

Department of Sinhala
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Ruhuna
Matara 81000
Sri Lanka

Phone: +94 719434547

Email: nadeeka.pieris@yahoo.com

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Biography:

I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in Sinhala with first class honours from the University of Colombo and completed Master of Arts degree in Pali with merit from the University of Kelaniya. Currently, I am serving as a lecturer (probationary) at the department of Sinhala, University of Ruhuna. My main research areas have been Classical Sinhala Literature, Sinhala culture. I have taught Classical Sinhala Literature, Historical Grammar, Sinhala language and Sinhala art and culture at undergraduate and foreign students. I have authored books, scholarly articles, abstracts related to Sinhala language and literature.

Qualifications:

  • MA(Kelaniya)
  • BA (Colombo)
  • Dip. in Tamil Language(Colombo)

Memberships and Affiliations:

Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka (RASSL)

Specialized fields and teaching areas :

Classical Sinhala Literature, Sinhala culture

Research Areas:

Classical Sinhala Literature, Sinhala culture

Publications:

Major Publications
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S., මාර්ටින් වික්‍රමසිංහයන්ගේ සම්භාව්‍ය සිංහල පද්‍ය සාහිත්‍ය විචාරය (Nugegoda : Sarasawi Publishers), 2017.
Journal Publications
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S., සිංහල ගැමිනාටකය. එදිරිවීර සරච්චන්ද්‍ර - ජන්ම ශත සංවත්සර ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය,(Colombo : Samayawardana ), 2018.
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,පාලි දාඨාවංසය, දළදා සිරිත හා දළදා පූජාවලිය. සාහිත්‍යය – විශේෂ කලාපය, (Sri Lanka : Department of Cultural Affairs), 2018.
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,අනුරාධපුර සාහිත්‍යය සහ කාව්‍ය විචාර චින්තනය. සාහිත්‍යය – විශේෂ කලාපය, (Sri Lanka : Department ofCultural Affairs), 2017.
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S, මාර්ටින් වික්‍රමසිංහගේ සම්භාව්‍ය සිංහල පද්‍ය සාහිත්‍ය විචාර විධික්‍රම., පරිකල්පන - ටෙනිසන් පෙරේරා උපහාර කලාපය. (Colombo : Godage& Brothers.) , 2017.
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,සිංහල ගීකාව්‍ය සහ මුවදෙව්දාවත. - සම්මතිධම _ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය, (Colombo), 2016.
Conference Publications
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,Administration Systems of Society as Depicted in Kolam(Sinhala Folk Drama) Proceedings in 8th International Research Conference., (Rathmalana : General Sir John KotelawalaDefence University), 2015. Published in online also – www.kdu.ac.lk>irc2015>msh-032
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,A Review of AnagarikaDharmapala’s National Contribution (From Selected AnagarikaDharmapala’s Manuscripts), Proceedings in International Conference on the 150th Birth Anniversary of SrimathAnagarikaDharmapala (Sri Lanka : The Ministry of Buddhasasana and The Department of Mass Communication, University of Kelaniya), 21st& 22nd September 2015.
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,Martin Wickramasinghe’s Exposure to Western Literature and Criticism: As evident in his criticisms of Classical Sinhala Poetry. Abstract in International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (Mathara: University of Ruhuna), March, 2017.
  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,Fine arts specified in Kavsilumin. Abstract in International Postgraduate Research Conference (Kelaniya: University of Kelaniya), 2015. Published in online also -http://respository.kln.ac.lk/handle/12356789/11118

  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,ජනකවියෙන් නිරූපිත පුරාණ ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ආර්ථික පසුබිම - Abstracts in 2nd Folk lore Conference - University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka, 2017.

  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,‘කඳවුරුසිරිත සහ දඹදෙණි අස්න පිළිබඳ සන්සන්දනාත්මක අධ්‍යයනයක්’ - Abstracts in 10th Annual Research Conference - Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka. , (Colombo: Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka), 2017.

  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,Dharmapala role for Sinhala cultural regeneration. Abstracts in National Summit on the 152nd Birth Anniversary of Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala – (Sri Lanka: The Ministry of Buddhasasana and The Department of Mass Communication, University of Kelaniya), 2016.

  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,මධ්‍යතන යුගයේ සිංහල සන්දේශ සාහිත්‍යයෙන් ප්‍රකටවූ නර්තන කලාව. Abstracts in 9th Annual Research Conference - Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka. (Colombo: Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka), 2016.

  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,රිද්දියාගය හා බැඳි ගර්භ සංරක්‍ෂණය. Abstracts in 9th Annual Research Conference - Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka. (Colombo: Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka), 2015.

  • Pieris, I. R. N. S.,බෞද්ධ ජාතක කථා වස්තු විෂයකර ගත් මධ්‍යතන යුගයේ ගී කාව්‍යත්‍රයෙන් නිරූපිත ලලිත කලා. - Abstracts in 10th National Conference On Buddhist Studies - Department of Pali& Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka, 2015.