SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. MADDS Weerakkody

Lecturer (prob.)

asadumi@gmail.com

Qualifications

 1. Bachelor of Arts Special (Languages), First Class, 2010, Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

2. Postgraduate Diploma in Japanese Studies- 2011/2012, Distinction Pass, 2013, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo

3. The certificate in teaching in higher education, 2016,The Staff Development Centre, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

4. Certificate in Japanese Language Proficiency, Level 4 – 2005, Level 3 – 2006, N3 – 2012, N2 – 2016, Japan Foundation & the Japan Educational Exchange and Service

 


Profile

I'm working as a probationary lecturer attached to Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka and Visiting lecturer at External Degree Programmes & Extension Services Unit, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

1. Coordinator in Japanese, (From 5 March 2015 to 4 March 2017), Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

2. Student Counsellor (Temporary), from 29 February 2016 to 30 June 2016, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

3. Student Counsellor for academic Year 2014/2015, from 01 July 2016 to 30 June 2017, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

4. A member of Curriculum Revision Committee, Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

5. Mentor in 2013/2014 batch, Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

    6.  Mentor in 2014/2015 batch, Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

    7. Senior Treasurer, "Shikikai"Japanese Studies Society, from 2016 to present, Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

    8. Sworn Language Translator in Japanese, Ministry of Justice


Research Interests

Japanese Studies

Japanese culture

Teaching Japanese as a foreign language

Japanese Literature


Current Research Projects

Desertations/ Extendes essays

* Comparative Study of Japanese Puppet (Bunraku) and Sri Lankan Puppet (Rookada) , Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo

The Beginning and Developing of Japanese Language in Sri Lankan Curriculum, Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

 

Research conferences

* A Study of the Present Semblance of the Noh Drama, 5th Annual Research Conference 2012, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka

* Sri Lankeya Janasangeetha Poshanayehi la Bauddhagamika Balapama , First National Conference - 2012, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

Muhudu waddan hewath weralabada wedange jana jeewithaya pilibanda wimarshanayak, International Research Conference, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

 

Translations

Japan Janaktha (日本の民話),Translations, Japanese Falk Stories, Author Publications, 2012

 

Book publications

*  Japan Bhashawe sarala wachana, Janamihira Nirmana, 2016

Kanji Shanhitha I (漢字集 IJanamihira Nirmana, 2016

Japan bhashawa igena ganna Sri Lankika Vidyartheen hata Japan Bhashawe Kriya Visheshana Igena Ganimede Muhuna Pana Gatalu Pilibanda Adyanaya, Department of Languages, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya