B is for Biography (CLASS FULL - WAIT LIST ONLY)


Nov 22,2015, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ 826 Valencia
B is for Biography Taught by Sejal H. Patel Open to 12 students, ages 11-14 A three-week workshop November 22 – December 13 (Excluding November 29) Sundays, 12:00-2:00 PM Do you wish you knew more about your family history? Have you asked parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles to tell you stories about their youth and wished they would tell you more? In B for Biography you will learn simple, creative techniques about how to explore your family history. You will look at literature and art that were inspired by family history, before creating your own. You will work with a loved one to draw a map of a place you have never seen before and write a story to go with it. Sejal H. Patel is a criminal defense attorney and author. She has written a book about her father’s childhood in the remote farmlands of Western India, using the creative techniques lawyers use to prepare for trial to construct a family past.

Event Dates

Nov 22,2015, 12:00 PM
Dec 6,2015, 12:00 PM
Dec 13,2015, 12:00 PM

Taught By: Sejal H. Patel