GCAS College Dublin

Thilini Prasadika

Thilini Prasadika

Admissions Officer & MA Researcher

Thilini Prasadika

About Thilini

Thilini Prasadika is a first-generation graduate of English at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Her BA thesis titled “Fixity and Change: Class and Culture in the Department of English, University of Peradeniya” was an inquiry into the ways in which non-traditional English students navigate the rigorous standards, elite epistemologies and class apartheid in an exclusive academic department.

Thilini is associated with the Global Centre for Advanced Studies as the Admissions Officer and a GCAS MA Researcher.

Thilini’s Podcast

Research Interests

Since her graduation, Thilini has worked as a temporary academic at two Sri Lankan state universities. She hosts a weekly podcast titled “Who is Afraid of the Humanities?” which critically engages with the crisis/crises in the Humanities in different parts of the world. A central focus of her research is studying the crossings of Sri Lankan history, social class, the queer analytic, and the Sinhala-Buddhist problematic. Currently, she is a temporary academic at the Department of Language Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka.

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