The Magic of Harry Potter: Book and Literature Workshops

 Your Hogwarts letter has arrived- time to go back to school!

 

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

Ticket | https://insider.in/the-magic-of-harry-potter-book-and-literature-workshops-nov-dec-2018/event

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.

 

Course Schedule

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

Closing Ceremony

 

Media coverage in the past:

https://www.scoopwhoop.com/Delhi-To-Host-First-Yule-Ball-Christmas-Eve/#.xxewjy625

http://www.india.com/lifestyle/harry-potter-yule-ball-delhi-christmas-eve-all-you-need-to-know-1688305/

http://www.eattreatonline.com/christmas-festival-december-list/

https://lbb.in/delhi/potterheads-yule-ball-open/

https://viralbot360.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/its-time-to-celebrate-potterheads-delhi-will-host-its-first-yule-ball-this-christmas-eve/

https://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/priyali-prakash-blog/delhis-potterheads-treated-themselves-to-harry-potter-style-yule-ball-on-christmas-eve/

 

 

Some pictures from our previous workshops:

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