Revisiting Werewere Liking and V.Y. Mudimbe

April, 2013

Panel: “Politics, Practice, and Consequences of Literary Translation” at the ALA (African Literature Association), Charleston, SC … > Learn More

Translation “Palava: A Forum of Source Language Readings/Soundings & Target Language Resolutions,”

April, 2012

Translation “Palava: A Forum of Source Language Readings/Soundings & Target Language Resolutions,” chaired by Pamela Smith and Marjolijn de Jager.
ALA 38th Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas … > Learn More

Presentation: “Freedom with French or Freedom from French?”

October, 2012

Panel: History, Myth, and Language in Francophone Literature, Addie Leak, facilitator
Presentation: “Freedom with French or Freedom from French?”
ALTA (American Literary Translators Association), Rochester, NY … > Learn More

“TRACALA Roundtable: Translation, Reading and Interpretations”

April, 2011
“TRACALA Roundtable: Translation, Reading and Interpretations” chaired by Pamela Smith. Reading selections from the translation of Gilbert Gatore’s The Past Ahead.
ALA 37th Annual Conference, Athens, Ohio … > Learn More

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.

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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