Category Archives: Workshops

Creative Writing Workshop

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The Seagull Foundation for the Arts and ‘Write Here Write Now’ organized two short story-writing workshops for school students on 21-22 and 27-28 August, 2006 at the Seagull Bookstore. Conducted by Liz Wimberly and Darcy Courteau, graduates in Fictional Writing from the Arizona State University, about 35-40 students from different city schools, including Calcutta International…

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Workshop on Identity

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A two day workshop on Identity was held at The Seagull Foundation for the Arts. The facilitators of the workshop were Sister Cyril (Loreto Sealdah), Swati Lal (Bridge International School), Kingshuk Chatterjee (Scottish Church College) and Anjum Katyal (Seagull Foundation for the Arts). Teachers from the following schools participated in the workshop: St. James, Mahadevi…

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Script Writing Workshop with Ruth Margraff

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PeaceWorks in collaboration with the American Centre organized a workshop for developing play scripts, which could later be used to develop PeaceWorks performances. It was also thought that PeaceWorks could then take these performances to different schools of the city. With this aim in mind the New York-based playwright and performer, Ruth Margraff was invited…

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CROSS-BORDER INITIATIVES

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Stories for Peace To mark the 60th year of Partition, PeaceWorks sent out a call for entries to schoolchildren all over the subcontinent. Students between the age of 14 and 18 were to write a short story exploring the theme of peace. Fliers inviting students to submit a story for peace were distributed widely to…

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WORKSHOPS FOR TEACHERS

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A large part of what we do at PeaceWorks – Teachers as further resource persons. Teachers as ambassadors of hope. Reviving interest in the teaching profession as a chosen vocation, like medicine. Creating a space that helps build the confidence to take chances. To experiment—be it a topic from the curricula that is tackled completely…

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