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Anju Chirayil

She/Her/Hers

Podcast Host
The Jilted Indian Podcast
Participates in 1 Session
Anju Chirayil has always been most passionate about books, politics, and the fantastical so it's no surprise she fell in love with the world of Harry Potter. She shares Hermione Granger's nerdiness, frizzy hair woes, and strong sense of fairness but really doesn't have the energy to save the world. A native Dallasite, both Texan culture (mostly the food) and Indian culture (also the food?) share her heart.

Sessions in which Anju Chirayil participates

Sunday 11 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
10:15 AM
10:15 AM CDT - 11:15 AM CDT | 1 hour
Examine the Canon

Imagine being a member of the South Asian Diaspora waiting to see a piece of your culture on screen in the Harry Potter Universe: Padma and Parvati Patil's Yule Ball Gowns. Now imagine watching Goblet of Fire and realizing that the twins were dressed in the equivalent of a jersey maxi dress to a fancy-dress ball. Were those colors even what was in the book? (No!) The hosts of the Jilted Indian Podcast discuss why the Patil Twins' Yule Ball Gowns were an insult to the...