African Queens: Power & Feminism in African History

African Queens: Power & Feminism in African History

Fri 26 October 2018 18:30-20:00

The Students Union- Upper Engagement Space

The African Queen Project is partnering with Dr Michelle Yaa Asantewa, writer and publisher from Way With Words and Course Leader at Black History Walks to give a special talk into some of the stories behind key African Queens who were great spiritual and political leaders of their time and their role as feminist leaders in pre-colonial Africa.

Dr Michelle Yaa Asantewa taught Fiction and Non-Fiction Writing and English Literature for a number of years. She is the Co-founder of Way Wive Wordz Publishing, Editing and Tuition Services. Her books include Elijah, The Awakening and other Poems, Guyanese Komfa: the ritual art of Trance, Something Buried in the yard, Mama Lou Tales: a folkloric biography of a Guyanese Elder. She is currently and independent Scholar and the co-course leader of the Amazing James Baldwin and African Resistance Leaders Courses, delivered by Black History Walks.


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