Congo, Inc.

Congo Inc. Bismarck's Testament by In Koli Jean Bofane Translated by Marjolijn de Jager Foreword by Dominic Thomas Indiana University Press: January, 2018. Global African Voices Series Short List for Best Translated Book Award (Fiction) 2019 … [Continue reading]

The Discovery of El Greco

The Discovery of EL GRECO – The Nationalization of Culture Versus the Rise of Modern Art (1860 – 1914) … [Continue reading]

Camp Life Is Paradise for Freddy

 Camp Life Is Paradise for Freddy (Original title: Voor Fredje is het kamp een paradijs) by Fred Lanzing Ohio University Press: Athens, OH January 2017 … [Continue reading]

PEN World Voices Festival 2016

Translating Nonfiction: When Words Become Walls SAT. 30 APRIL 2016 Instituto Cervantes 211 East 49th Street, New York, NY 10017 With: MC Elizabeth Boburg, Lydia Cacho, Marjolijn de Jager, Sophie Hughes We take it for granted that translation … [Continue reading]

October 2016, ALTA

October 2016, ALTA (American Literary Translators Association), Oakland, CA Panel: "Translating Francophone African Literature” Chair: Jeanne Garane, with N. Naomi Carlson, Marjolijn de Jager, Laurence Jay-Rayon Ibrahim Aibo, and Carolyn Shread. … [Continue reading]

Translation Slam with Tommy Wieringa

Tommy Wieringa’s Dit zijn de namen Wed. 7 December 2016 at the Nuyorican Poets Café With MC Michael Reynolds, editor-in- chief of Europa Editions, Tommy Wieringa, author, and translators from the Dutch, Marjolijn de Jager and Annemarie Mattheyse. … [Continue reading]

ALA Annual Conference 2016

ALA Annual Conference 6-10 April 2016, Atlanta, GA  “Remembering Assia Djebar, her life, her works, her legacy” Chair: Mimi Mortimer, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO Discussants: Odile Cazenave, Boston University; Marjolijn de … [Continue reading]

Hercules Segers – Seven Etchings in Facsimile

Hercules Segers - Seven Etchings in Facsimile with an Introduction by Huigen Leeflang, Curator at the Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Published by Andreas Landshoff Productions, Amsterdam: 2016 … [Continue reading]

Assia Djebar (1936-2015) – A Commemoration

Assia Djebar (1936-2015) – A Commemoration 5 February 2016,  New York University, New York, NY … [Continue reading]

Black Shame: African Soldiers in Europe, 1914-1922

Black Shame: African Soldiers in Europe, 1914-1922 by Dick van Galen Last edited by Ralf Futselaar and Bob Moore; Bloomsbury Academic, London: April 2015 Original Title: De zwarte schande, Published October 1st 2012 by Atlas In Black Shame, … [Continue reading]