Manipal Centre for European Studies conducted the following workshops.
Workshop on Introduction to Literary Theories on 12-03-2021 in MGM College, Udupi :
The workshop on Introduction to Literary Theories was conducted familiarize students of literature with theoretical tools to appreciate literary texts. Using ‘text-to-theory’ approach, the workshop introduced participants to wide range of literary theories. The workshop was conducted as part of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence project envisaged by Manipal Centre for European Studies, MAHE, Manipal. The workshop consisted of four sessions
I - Classical Theories of Literature
II - Romantic Poetry- Literary Theory
III - Modernist Experiment in Literature
IV - Introduction to Structuralism and Post-structuralism
Workshop on European Literature and Literary Theories on Nov 26-27, 2021 in Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim :
This workshop was conducted to encourage students to read and appreciate European literary works through literary theoretical paradigms. Students were directed to read and analyse select texts through questions like ‘who is a poet/artist?’, ‘what is the purpose and function of art?’ and ‘what is the process of creation?’ The participants were divided into groups of five and asked to discuss each text. This activity was to facilitate peer discussion. Through a critical reading of texts, the students were also introduced to literary theories like Structuralism and Poststructuralism. This workshop was also conducted as part of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence project.