Prabha Manuratne


Prabha Manuratne is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of English at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, with a background in English and Cultural Studies. Praba’s expertise and research interests include literary and visual representations of violence, gender and violence, psychoanalysis, and visual culture with a special focus on world literature/transnational literature. The Primary focus of her research is the manifestations of systemic violence as expressed in cultural texts ranging from literature to film, popular culture, art, and pornography. Prabha has served as a member of the editorial committee of the UMBRA Magazine, published by the Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Culture, SUNY at Buffalo.