Making Black History Accessible for All AgesTuesday 27 October, 2020 – Tuesday 27 October, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
This talk will be delivered virtually.
Supported by the Writing for Young People MA and Research Group, David Olusoga OBE will talk about making black history accessible for all.
David has a long and distinguished career as a producer, writer and broadcaster, and has been awarded several BAFTAs. As well as presenting landmark BBC television shows including Civilisations and A House through Time, David has written a number of best-selling books and has recently adapted Black and British for middle grade and YA audiences. He has also consulted on fiction projects for young people, including the recent TV adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses.
In this conversation with Deep Sehgal, writer/executive producer and current MA Writing For Young People student, David will discuss the specific challenges of bringing black history to life, both for young people and mainstream audiences.