A. A. Nedra Rodrigo
Graduate Programme in Humanities, York University
Research keywords: Tamil Studies; translation
Nedra Rodrigo is the founder of the Tamil Studies Symposium at York University, and the bilingual, inclusive Tamil-centric art space: The Tam Fam Lit Jam. She is a published poet, translator and academic; organizer of community workshops; and curator of cultural events. Her published translations include the poetry of Cheran, V.I.S. Jayapalan and Puthuvai Ratnathurai in Human Rights and the Arts in Global Asia (Lexington Books, 2014 ); In the Shadow of the Sword, the Thamizhini memoir (SAGE Yoda Press, 2020); and His Sacred Army and A Time of Questions, the first two volumes of the Kanavucirai quintet by Devakanthan (Mawenzi House, 2021).