Praveen Tilakaratne

Graduate Student

Research Focus

Psychoanalysis (particularly ideas on transmission, perversion, melancholia, and race); Buddhism and Buddhist modernist thought (particularly ideas on desire, karma, consciousness, and soteriology); Marxism; postcoloniality; world literature; modernity and modernism; South Asian studies (with an emphasis on 20th century Sri Lankan literary and intellectual history)

Courses - Spring 2023