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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 | 1st September- 6th October
Total Sessions | 10
Duration | 2 hours each
Total Course Hours | 20 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 activities pertaining to the relevant theme.
September 1, Saturday
The Sorting Hat Ceremony
The Boy Who Lived: The Universal Appeal of Harry Potter- Magic, Reason and Reality
September 5, 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
September 8, Saturday
Does Reading Harry Potter Make Us Better People?: Ethics and Morality in Harry Potter
September 12, Wednesday
Love, A Magic Like No Other: Dissecting Love in Harry Potter
September 15, Saturday
A Certain Kind of Feminism: The Contribution and Character of Hermione Granger
September 19, Wednesday
Albus Dumbledore: The Figure of the Mentor
September 22, Saturday
The Harry Potter Brand: A Cinematic Journey
September 26, Wednesday
Fan Fiction, Pottermore, and Do We Want an Eighth Harry Potter?
October 3, Wednesday
“Death is nothing but the next great adventure”: Death in Harry Potter
October 6, Saturday
Is It Time to Criticize Harry Potter? Problems Critics Have
Some pictures from our previous workshops: