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What | A month long book and literature workshop, where twice a week we discuss the nuances and themes from Harry Potter, right from the universal themes like death, love and morality in the books, to various pointed discussions about specific characters. We discussions will be conducted with the help of various formatted activities. The event is targeted at budding writers, literature junkies and Harry Potter fans.
Where | Antisocial, Hauz Khas Village
When | 17th November- 15th December, 2018
Timings | 6-8 pm
Total Sessions | 9
Duration | 2 hours each
Total Course Hours | 18 hours
Workshop Curators and Facilitators | Srishti Chaudhary and Sharan Gulati
Teaching Mode | Handouts of critical material, a writing activity/assignment in every class, Group activities and debates in class (sorting people into houses in first class), Power Point Presentations, Video Clips
Goody Bag | Each participant will receive a goody bag at the end of the workshop, which will include a custom-made wand.
Each session will have formatted and interactive activities pertaining to the relevant theme.
November 17, Saturday
The Sorting Hat Ceremony
The Boy Who Lived: The Universal Appeal of Harry Potter- Magic, Reason and Reality
November 21, Wednesday
Friendship in Harry Potter: “Then you should have died for your friends, as we would have for you!” The Trio and the Marauders- Life and Beyond
November 24, Saturday
Love, A Magic Like No Other: Dissecting Love in Harry Potter
November 28, Wednesday
A Certain Kind of Feminism: The Contribution and Character of Hermione Granger
December 1, Saturday
Albus Dumbledore: The Figure of the Mentor
December 5, Wednesday
The Harry Potter Brand: A Cinematic Journey
December 8, Saturday
Fan Fiction, Pottermore, and Do We Want an Eighth Harry Potter?
December 12, Wednesday
“Death is nothing but the next great adventure”: Death in Harry Potter
December 15, Saturday
Is It Time to Criticize Harry Potter? Problems Critics Have
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