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Wearing her wildflower jacket, in summer 2016, Marjorie G. Jones is scheduled to give talks regarding The Life and Times of Mary Vaux Walcott at the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard and the Whyte Museum in Banff, Canada.

Wearing her wildflower jacket, in summer 2016, Marjorie G. Jones spoke at the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard.

Marjorie G. Jones at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Marjorie G. Jones at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC, where the botanical prints of Mary Vaux Walcott are on exhibit (June 2015).

Marjorie G. Jones at Harriton Farm, historic home of Mary Vaux Walcott

Marjorie G. Jones & publisher Nancy Schiffer at the Philadelphia Athenaeum, where the author gave a talk in December 2015 about The Life and Times of Mary Vaux Walcott.

Marjorie G. Jones speaking in December 2013 at the 12th Annual Book Fair in Rome

Marjorie G. Jones speaking in December 2013 at the 12th Annual Book Fair in Rome, where the Italian translation of Frances Yates & the Hermetic Tradition was introduced by publisher
Casadei Libri.

 

 

News and Press Releases:

The Life & Times of Mary Vaux Walcott has been nominated for the 2016 Art in Literature: Mary Lynn Kotz Award. This unique award is cosponsored by two prestigious Virginia cultural institutions, the Library of Virginia and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and recognizes an outstanding book written primarily in response to a work (or works) of art while also showing the highest literary quality as a creative or scholarly work.

In summer 2016 Marjorie G. Jones spoke about The Life and Times of Mary Vaux Walcott at the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard and the Whyte Museum in Banff, Canada.

In January 2016 Marjorie Jones spoke about Mary Vaux Walcott at the Henry Foundation for Botanical Research at Gladwyne, PA.

Currently teaching history for Villanova University's college program at Graterford Prison (PA), Marjorie G. Jones recently was featured in a front-page article for Milestones, the newsletter of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. The article was awarded the Gold/first prize in the Mature Media Awards for an article in a community organization’s publication. Milestones News regarding higher education in prison.

The Kindle Edition of Francis Yates and the Hermetic Tradition is now available for immediate download at Amazon Kindle Bookstore.

Francis Yates and the Hermetic TraditionFrances Yates and the Hermetic Tradition has been translated into Japanese by Sakuhinsha Publishing and into Italian by Casa dei Libri.

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View Marjorie in the Wheaton Alumni Bulletin, Spring 2012


>Marjorie Jones at Women’s March, Washington DC, 2017Marjorie Jones at Women’s March, Washington DC, 2017

Marjorie G. Jones visits the grave of Dame Frances Yates

Marjorie G. Jones visits the grave of Dame Frances Yates and her sister Ruby Yates at Holy Trinity Church, Claygate, UK, where the Yates family lived for many years.

Marjorie G. Jones at Book SigningMarjorie G Jones speaking about Mary Vaux Walcott at Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Albuquergue NM 2008

Marjorie G Jones with philanthropist Doris Buffett

Marjorie G. Jones with philanthropist Doris Buffett, honoree at the Women for Afghan Women Gala, NYC, May 2013

Marjorie G. Jones delivers the keynote address at her 50th reunion at Wheaton College (MA), Spring 2012Marjorie G. Jones delivers the keynote address to the Alumni Association at her 50th reunion at Wheaton College (MA), Spring 2012

 

Marjorie G. Jones speaking at Columbia Law School on behalf of Hudson Link, April 2012Speaking at Columbia Law School on behalf of Hudson Link, the program for higher education at Sing Sing prison, where Marjorie taught history for five years.
April 2012

Marjorie G. Jones & her husband Jonathan on the trail of Mary Vaux Walcott & Mary Hallock FooteOn the trail of Mary Vaux Walcott & Mary Hallock Foote, Marjorie & Jonathan Jones at the Continental Divide near Leadville, Colorado