Arun Nedra Rodrigo
Nedra Rodrigo (Humanities PhD ABD) 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 (Maryland: Lexington Books, Rowman, Littlefield and Brown Publishing Group 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).
Keywords: Tamil refugee narratives; translation