<< Kanchuka Dharmasiri
Hello and welcome to Kanchuka Dharmasiri's website! Kanchuka is a
theatre director, translator and scholar from Sri Lanka. She is
currently teaching in the Department of Fine Arts at the University of
Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. She recently completed her PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Kanchuka's interdisciplinary research interests include postcolonial
translation studies, early Buddhist women’s writing, performance
theory, and cultural studies.
Kanchuka is the editor of Streets Ahead with Haththotuwegama,
a selection of writings by and about Gamini Haththotuwegama, a pioneer
of political street theater in Sri Lanka and the leader of the Wayside
and Open Theater for 35 years.