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]

VILLAGE KI-YI – 30th Anniversary

VILLAGE KI-YI - 30th Anniversary 17-21 December 2015, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire “Twenty Years of Literary Criticism on the work of Werewere-Liking: Reading Then, Reading Now”. A Roundtable with Irene Assiba D'Almeida, Odile Cazenave, Judith … [Continue reading]

October 2015, ALTA

ALTA Conference 3-6 October 2015, Oakland, CA    ALTA Panel – ''The ear at work when translating Assia Djebar: Assia Djebar in Translation. A presentation by Marjolijn de Jager, literary translator, and Laurence Jay-Rayon, Montclair State … [Continue reading]

Marjolijn de Jager Interview with Werewere Liking (Video)

Werewere Liking and Marjolijn de Jager first met about 25 years ago (1990) when Marjolijn visited Werewere at the Village Kili in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, while researching Francophone African authors and publishers. They have been friends … [Continue reading]

PEN America: 2015 Translation Slam

Marjolijn de Jager joins fellow translators at 2015 PEN America Translation Slam … [Continue reading]