From May 14 to June 3, Jacqueline Bel will be a guest writer at the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Netherlandic Studies (CAANS). She will give lectures at the universities of Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary, and in Vancouver she will be the keynote speaker at the annual CAANS coference with a lecture on “The interpreter of Java and colonial memory.”
Dr Jacqueline Bel is associate professor at the VU University Amsterdam. She specializes in the literature of the fin de siècle, the first half of the 20th century, the two world wars and (post) colonial literature. She is currently working on a book about the Jewish city novel in the first half of the 20th century and a study on (post) colonial literature.