Online Programmes (January 15 to March 14)

  • How to Write about Food

    Instructor: Edible Archives
    This online course, aimed at lay people interested in the food writing genre, brings together experts in the field to discuss how we engage with food as a society, and how we can draw on this to write about what we cook and eat.
    Duration: 8 weeks
    Frequency: Once a week for 60 minutes
    Format: Interactive real-time lecture and discussion coordinated by course anchors.
    Pre-requisite: English proficiency in reading and writing, interest in food writing as a genre
    Level: Introductory

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  • Creative Writing 1: The Personal Essay

    Instructor: Nisha Susan
    Have you ever wondered what to write about yourself? How do you make someone interested in your story? This online course is aimed at anyone interested in writing a personal essay. This genre of writing is currently popular on a number of platforms and publication venues. Students about to enter college would also benefit from the course. The themes will be chosen together to enable personal reflection and classroom discussion. However, the techniques taught in the course can be applied to writing creative essays about diverse themes.
    Duration: 8 weeks
    Frequency: Once a week for 60 minutes
    Format: Interactive instruction
    Pre-requisite: Sample of non-fiction writing in English 
    Level: Introductory

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  • Singing Kabir

    Instructor: Bindhumalini Narayanaswamy
    This online course is aimed at anyone who is interested in singing and in the saint-poet Kabir. It explores not only melodies and folk and classical genres of India but also ideas of self, body, duality, love and death, form and formlessness, through learning, discussing and singing the songs of Kabir.
    Duration: 8 weeks
    Frequency: Once a week for 60 minutes
    Format: Interactive instruction
    Pre-requisite: Ability to learn music
    Level: Introductory

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