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Dharshani Lakmali Jayasinghe

Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature, ABD
Lakmali Jayasinghe is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University. She is currently a Visiting Ph.D. Scholar at the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University, New York and is also a Teaching Fellow at the City College of New York where she teaches French. Lakmali has taught English and French language and literature for 13 years and her previous teaching experiences include teaching at Stanford University and the Alliance Française. Lakmali is a former Fulbright Fellow, an Endeavour Fellow and the recipient of several fellowships and awards from Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley. Her current research focuses on questions of exile and home in select English, French, Spanish and Korean literary and filmic texts of the 20th century.
Languages - Sinhala, English, French, Korean, Spanish

Classes taught at Stanford University:


French Language Instructor:

o    FRENLANG 1 – Fall 2015/16

o    FRENLANG 2 – Winter 2015/16

o    FRENLANG 3 – Spring 2015/16


Collaborative Teaching Project:

o    COMPLIT 101: What is Comparative Literature – Fall 2014/15


Teaching Assistant:

o    KORGEN 101N: Kangnam Style; Korean Media and Popular Culture – Winter 2014/15

o    COMPLIT 145B / 345B: Africa in Atlantic Writing – Spring 2014/15 (cross listed as AFRICAAM 148, AFRICAST 145B, CSRE 145B, FRENCH 145B, FRENCH 345B)

o    COMPLIT 229: Literature and Global Health – Winter 2015/16 (cross listed as AFRICAAM 229, AFRICAST 229, CSRE 129B, FRENCH 229, HUMBIO 175L, MED 234)

o    COMPLIT 223: Literature and Human Experimentation – Spring 2015/16 (cross listed as AFRICAAM 223, CSRE 123B, HUMBIO 175H, MED 220)