Research CGEE

Nipuni Ranaweera

  1. Ranaweera, R.L.A.N., 2022. “Like Mother, Like Daughter?” Perspectives on Mother to Daughter Succession in Diasporic Culinary Fiction by Women. OUSL Journal, 17(1), pp.49–64. DOI:
  2. – Book Chapter 2022
  3. net/publication/333642267_Chain-Stores_and_the_Mother-cook_Migrant_Mothers_on_Consumerism_An_exploration_of_selected_works_of_Amulya_Malladi_and_Chitra_Bannerjee_DivakaruniConference Paper 2018
  4. Extended Abstract 2021

Thilini Meegaswatta

  1. Meegaswatta, T. N. K. (2019). Violence as a Site of Women’s Agency in War: The Representation of Female Militants in Sri Lanka’s Post-War Literature. Journal of International Women’s Studies, 20(3), 28-43.  Available at: 
  2. Thilini N. K. Meegaswatta (2021) The Balancing Act: Employed Women Navigating the COVID-19 Lockdown in Sri Lanka. South Asian Survey. 28(1), 157–171. SAGE. DOI: 10.1177/0971523121993342 Available at:
  1. Thilini N. K. Meegaswatta (2022): Rohini Mohan’s The Seasons of Trouble (2014): Sri Lanka’s Tamil women in war and its aftermath, Contemporary South Asia, DOI: 10.1080/09584935.2022.2086969
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  2. Thilini N.K. Meegaswatta (2022): Men and Masculine Identities in Life Narratives of Sri Lanka’s War, South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00856401.2022.2055914
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Manikya Kodituwakku

  1. Kodithuwakku, M. (2022). Instigating murder? Gendered inequities in the interrogations of a primary witness in a murder trial. University of Colombo Review (New Series III), 3(1), 119 – 134. Journal Paper 2022
  2. Fatalities: Accidents, Suicides and Femicides of Women and Girls in Sri Lanka
    December 2021
    Publisher: United Nations Population Fund ISBN: 978-624-5507-22-1
    Book 2021

Mr. L. Medawattegedera

  1. Medawattegedara, L. (2019).“IStarted a Joke”: What do HumorousTales Told by Female and MaleUndergraduates Tell us about TheirGendered Worldview/s?.VISTAS, Volume 12, Issue1.
  2. Medawattegedara, L. (2018).″Should my wives make a disturbance I will beat the whole of them… “: A Study of Gender-based Violence in Sinhala Folktales. Nivedini-Journal of Gender Studies Vol. 22 December 2018
  3. Medawattegedara, L. (2015).“We Must Make Men”1: Constructions of Masculinities and Femininities in Parker’s Village Folk Tales of Ceylon.OUSL Journal 2015: Volume 9.
  4. Medawattegedara, L. (2014). Masculinity—A Temporary Matter? Or an Open Window?: A Masculine Re-reading of the GCE A/L English Literature Anthology of Short Stories.Changing Paradigms in English Language Teaching: Selected Papers from the 7th International Conference of the Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association, 2014.
  5. Medawattegedara, L. (2012). Instrument of Power, Oppression or Deception?: The Politics of Bilingulaism in Sri Lankan Literature. VISTAS, the Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Volume 7 & 8, December 2012.
  6. Medawattegedara, L. (2012). Pumping Iron: The Question of Masculinity in Blue Stories for Adults. PHOENIX: Sri Lank journal of English in the Commonwealth – Volume IX 2012.

Vivimarie V. Medawattegedera

  1. Medawattegedera, V. V. (2018). Representing Women ‘Our Way’: An English Language Teaching Television Programme in Sri Lanka. Society and Culture in South Asia, 4(1), 94–122.
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  2. Gender and Speech Behaviour in Simulated Business Meetings: A Case Study. In Gender, Education and Socialisation(Ed. Swarna Jayaweera) 2007. Colombo: Centre for Women’s Research (CENWOR)
  3. Gender Interaction and Performance at Oral Proficiency Tests: An investigation of ESL students at the Open University of Sri Lanka” (2005) in Gender Society and ChangeColombo: CENWOR
  4. Balanced Women and Kissing Frogs: Some thoughts on Feminist issues in the writing of three contemporary Sri Lankan female poets. In Sadesa(Department of Cultural Affairs, Battaramulla) Issue 1 2020
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