Professor Linda Heywood and announcement of her lecture at the Mariners’ Museum is featured in The Virginian-Pilot. To see the full article, click on the following link: “Master strategist, warrior and negotiator in 1700s Africa. And a woman. Hear more about Queen Njinga of Angola on Thursday”
*Two errors in the article: (1) “17th century Africa” not “1700s,” and (2) Professor Heywood cites “Queen Elizabeth I” not “Queen Victoria”
Corrections: “Master strategist, warrior and negotiator in 17th century Africa. And a woman. Hear more about Queen Njinga of Angola on Thursday.”
“But Queen Elizabeth I did not lead an army”
Professor Linda Heywood is featured in the Jornal de Angola. To see the full article in Portuguese, click on the following link: “Njinga a Mbandi retratada em livro de professora americana”
“We better know our history with Dr. Linda Heywood”
To hear the NPR recording from the Nantucket CrossCurrents Show, click here.
Thursday, November 9, 2017, noon – 1 p.m.
Book Talk: “Queen Njinga’s Diplomacy: Written and Performed” by Linda Heywood
The African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress invites you to a book talk, “Queen Njinga’s Diplomacy: Written and Performed,” by Linda Heywood. Dr. Heywood is Professor of African History and the History of the African Diaspora and African American Studies at Boston University. Her latest book is “Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen” (Harvard University Press, 2017). Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public. Please allow time to clear security.
Professor Heywood will be speaking at the Black Cultural Archives on July 3, 2017 at 7pm.