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dr. J.M.L. den Toonder

Senior Lecturer / Director Centre for Canadian Studies
dr. J.M.L. den Toonder
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Employment and education

2013 University Teaching Qualification (BKO/UTQ)

2012-present Lecturer a the Department of European Languages and Cultures, University of Groningen.

2005-present Director of the Centre for Canadian Studies, University of Groningen

2002-2012 Lecturer at the Department of Romance Languages and Cultures, University of Groningen.

1998-2002 Lecturer at the School of European Languages and Cultures, University of Edinburgh.

1997-1998 Co-ordinator of the Netherlands Graduate School for Literary Studies (OSL).

1997-1998 Part-time Faculty Assistant at the French Department of Leiden University.

1993-1997 Ph.D. student at the French Department of Leiden University. Title PhD-dissertation: “Qui est-je?” L’écriture autobiographique des nouveaux romanciers. Published in 1999.

1992-1993 Teacher of French language at the highschool “Calandlyceum” in Amsterdam.

1988-1992 MA in Comparative Literature at Leiden University.

1987-1993 MA in French Language and Literature at Leiden University.  

Sponsoring and Awards

2014-2015 Added Value Grant, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Shared Literature. Cultural Transfer in and through Reading Groups. In collaboration with Dr. S. van Voorst and Dr. Petra Broomans. Budget: 15.000 €

2009    Sponsoring of the Student Platform of the Centre for Canadian Studies received by the TD Bank Financial Group. Budget: 20.000 €

2004    Award Institutional Research Program / Bourse de Recherche Institutionnelle, International Council for Canadian Studies / Conseil international d’études canadiennes. Budget: 10.000 $ Can

2000    Award Canadian Studies Faculty Enrichment Program, granted by the Canadian High Commission.

Professional experience

2018- present Chair of the Programme Committee European Languages and Cultures.

2018 - present Member of the Vocational Education Team Modern Languages (Vakmeesterschap MVT).

2018- present Programme coordinator MA track European Literatures and Interculturality.

2017 - present Member of the Committee for strengthening French in Dutch education (Visiegroep Buurtalen).

2015 - 2017 Secretary of the Board of the Master Literary Studies, University of Groningen.

2015 - 2016 Member of the Board of the Department of European Languages and Cultures, University of Groningen.

2014 - present Treasurer of the Society of Romanists at Dutch Universities.

2014 - Interim Secretary of the Board of the Department of European Languages and Cultures (March-September), University of Groningen.

2012-2016 Member of the Curriculum Committee of the Research Master Literary and Cultural Arts, University of Groningen (Chair as from March 2014).

2010-2013 Member of the Board of the Department of Romance Languages and Cultures, University of Groningen.

2009-2013 Member of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen.

2008-2010 Member of the Examboard of the Department of Romance Languages and Cultures, University of Groningen.

2005-2010 Secretary of the Committee of Literature and Culture of the Department of Romance Languages and Cultures, University of Groningen.

2004-2012 External advisor for the Department of Romance Languages and Cultures, University of Groningen.

2003-2009 Member of the Curriculum Committee of the Department of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Groningen.

2002-2012 Member of the Board of the Alumni Association Romanesques at the University of Groningen.

2000-2002 Non-professorial member of Senatus of the University of Edinburgh.

2000-2002 Member of the Scottish Forum for Francophone Studies.

1999-2002 Member of the Postgraduate Forum of the Graduate School for Literary Studies in Edinburgh.

1997-1998 Member of the advisory committee of graduate students of the Netherlands Graduate School for Literary Studies.

1994-1997 Member of the Curriculum Committee of the French Department at Leiden University.

1994-1996 Board member of the Association for Postgraduate students at Leiden University.

1990-1992 Student member of the committee for the evaluation of teaching of the Department of Comparative Literature, Leiden University.

Conferences  

Co-organiser of the International Conference "Territoires et/ou Mémoires francophones contemporains", in collaboration with Dr. Isabelle Thibaudeau-Boon, Radboud University Nijmegen, March 12-13, 2015.

Co-organiser of the Symposium “Worlds Colliding. National & Immigrant Minority Experience in documentary film and literature”, Centre for Canadian Studies in collaboration with the Department of Eurpean Language and Cultures, University of Groningen, December 9, 2014.

Co-organiser of the 25th Anniversary Symposium of the Centre for Canadian Studies, in collaboration with the Arctic Centre, November 28, 2013.

 “Emotion, Space and Indigenous Population”, session organised in collaboration with Dr. Kim van Dam as part of The Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies, University of Groningen, July 1-3, 2013.

  Co-organiser of the Journée de la francophonie 2012, in collaboration with the Institut français, Français langue de contact, University of Groningen, March 20, 2012.

• Co-organiser of the two day international conference Native America: Indigenous Self-Representation in Canada, the US and Mexico, in collaboration with the Student Platform of the Centre for Canadian Studies, the Department of American Studies and the Centre for Mexico Studies, University of Groningen, February 23-24, 2012.

•Co-organiser of the 20th European Seminar for Graduate Students in Canadian Studies, in collaboration with the Association for Canadian Studies in the Netherlands, University of Groningen, November 10-13, 2011.

•Co-or ganiser of the Quebecfestival Groningen in collaboration with the municipality of Groningen: the theatre Stadschouwburg/Oosterpoort and the filmhouse ForumImages. Within the framework of the festival, the Centre for Canadian studies organised a meeting between Québécois and Dutch immigrant writers (November 6) and the Student Platform of the Centre organised a debate on Sustainability and Governance (November 10). 

• Co-organiser of the Journée de la francophonie 2011, in collaboration with the Centre culturel français Groningen, La francophonie du Nord au Sud, March 24, 2011.

Organiser of the International and Multidisciplinary Conference Re-exploring Canadian Space / Redécouvrir l’espace canadien, in collaboration with the Association for Canadian Studies in the Netherlands, November 26-28, 2008.

 Co-organiser of the International Conference Ecritures de l’intimes dans la littérature francophone du Canada (1980-2005), in collaboration with Prof. Madeleine Frédéric (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and Prof. Jean-Pierre Bertrand (Université de Liège), University of Groningen, April 26-27, 2007.

• Co-organiser of the International Conference Crossing Cultures: Travel and the Frontiers of North-American Identity, in collaboration with Prof.dr. Jaap Lintvelt and Prof.dr. Hub. Hermans, Institute for North-American Studies, University of Groningen, May 19-21, 2003.

• Co-organiser of the two day conference Autour d’Amélie Nothomb, in collaboration with Dr. Susan Bainbrigge, University of Edinburgh, November 9-10, 2001.

 
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Department of European Languages and Cultures

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Lecturer
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Centre for Canadian Studies

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Director
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