PRC Live in Conversation with RANDA ABDEL-FATTAH - 21 February 2017 Stream 1 - 11:00
Provider: NSW Premier's Reading Challenge
Presenter: Yvette Poshoglian
Date: 21 February 2017
Start Time: 11:00
End Time: 12:00pm
Duration: 1 hour
Closing Date: Bookings Close 16-Feb-2017
Availability: DEC and Non-DEC
DEC Positions: 50
Non-DEC Positions: 10
KLA Syllabus: Secondary
Key Learning Area/s:
KLA Keyword/s: English, Authors, Books, Writing, Creative Writing
Event Overview: Randa Abdel-Fattah is the author of WHEN MICHAEL MET MINA, her new book for teenagers set in Sydney. Randa will be familiar to teachers and librarians as the author of TEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT ME and DOES MY HEAD LOOK BIG IN THIS? This is our first PRC 'in conversation' specifically aimed at secondary students and teachers.
Randa is an insightful commentator on race relations and her new book was inspired by her research into Islamaphobia in Australia. Randa has worked as a lawyer, human rights advocate and community volunteer with different human rights and migrant and refugee resource organisations.
She is a regular guest at schools around Australia addressing students about her books and the social justice issues they raise. Randa has also been a guest at international writer's festivals. She recently completed her PhD in the Department of Sociology at Macquarie University, researching Islamophobia, racism and everyday multiculturalism in Australia.
Additional Booking Instructions: DART Virtual Excursions are easy to join. They use your connected TV, not a smartboard. When you book, Yvette will send you unique instructions on how to join this virtual excursion.
Further Information: DART Virtual Excursions are easy to join. They use your connected TV, not a smartboard. When you book, Yvette will send you unique instructions on how to join this virtual excursion.