Moderator for Darina al-Joundi reads from The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing,

March 31, 2011
Moderator for Darina al-Joundi reads from The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing,
followed by Q & A, at La Maison Française, New York University, New York, New York … > Learn More

“Shaba II – Man’s Pen Woman’s Voice” Panel on V.Y. Mudimbe’s novel, SHABA II

April 15 – 19, 2009
“Shaba II – Man’s Pen Woman’s Voice” Panel on V.Y. Mudimbe’s novel, SHABA II 
Facilitated by Janice Spleth
35th Annual Conference of the ALA (African Literature Association)
at University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont … > Learn More

Marjolijn de Jager moderator of and interviewer in the conversation with Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt at French Institute Alliance Française, New York City.

eric-emmanuel-schmittThursday, January 22, 2009
Marjolijn de Jager moderator of and interviewer in the conversation with Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt at French Institute Alliance Française, New York City.
Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt is one of the most read and produced French-language writers in the world. FIAF hosted a unique in-person discussion with this most fascinating author, playwright and now movie director. … > Learn More

“Literary Translation – A Seminar on the Art, Craft and Business”

June 7, 2008
“Literary Translation – A Seminar on the Art, Craft and Business”

Facilitated by Alison Dundy, New York University
A panel of experts involved in different aspects of literary translation – translators, teachers and publishers – discuss their interconnected work of bringing literature in translation to an English-reading audience. … > Learn More

“Gender and Translation” TRACALA Roundtable

April 22 – 27, 2008
“Gender and Translation” TRACALA Roundtable
Facilitated by Wangui wa Goro
34th Annual Conference of the ALA (African Literature Association)
at Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois … > Learn More

“Translation as Revelation”

March 19 – 21, 2008
“Translation as Revelation”
Invited Speaker at the 37th Annual French Literature Conference

“Stealing the Fire in French and Francophone Literature and Film:
Adaptation, Appropriation, Plagiarism, Hoax”
Facilitated by Prof. Jeanne Garane of the Dept. of Languages,
Literatures and Cultures, University of South Carolina, Columbia South Carolina … > Learn More

“A Child Remembers World War II”

March 6, 2008
“A Child Remembers World War II”, 
a personal recollection of Learning in Retirement,
an ongoing program at Sacred Heart University, Stamford, Connecticut … > Learn More

AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Annual Conference

February 1, 2008
AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Annual Conference,
New York City, New York
Member of “Translation in MFA Programs” panel, chaired by B.J. Epstein … > Learn More

“Festival of Words,”

May, 2006
“Festival of Words,” Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, Connecticut
Reading of Assia Djebar’s “RAIS, BENTALHA…A year later” … > Learn More

Presentation and Q&A session on CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD

December 2, 2005 and February 23,  2006
City University of New York, New York, New York
Presentation and Q&A session on CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD
with Assia Djebar and introduced by Prof. Judith Miller (NYU). … > Learn More