Lunchtime Lecture with Dr Edson Burton: One Faith: Black & White Churches

Thursday 3th November

Different speakers, different subjects! Free lunchtime lecture every Thursday from 12.30-1.20pm at Bristol Central Library.


One Faith: Black & White Churches

Dr Edson Burton explores the legacy of Slavery, and Colonialism on today’s expression of Christianity. This session is for anyone who is interested in Black politics, Black lives, & Black history regardless of faith, ideology, or background.

About the speaker

Dr Edson Burton is a poet, and writer of drama for radio, stage and screen. His work has been produced by Show of Strength, Trinity Community Arts, and the Bristol Old Vic. He is co-founder of Black theatre company Dip & Fall Back and is Bristol Old Vic Associate Artist. Edson’s academic specialisms include: Afrofuturism, The Transatlantic Slave Trade, Race and Representation. He has worked as a consultant and coordinator for a range of national and regional history based projects. His drama trilogy Deacon is available on Audible, and his acclaimed collection of poetry Seasoned can be purchased from Amazon.