Faculty shortlisted for Translation Award
Dr. Jeffrey Angles' most recent book, These Things Here and Now, has been nominated for the Lucien Stryk Translation Award. The award is given out at the annual ALTA (American Literary Translators Association) conference each year to a book of translations done from an Asian language. This year's conference is being held from October 6 to 9.
notable Alumni Recognized
Ms. Rebekkah Zanotti has received the department's 2016 Alumni Achievement Award. Rebekkah is a Cryptologic Technician Interpretive (CTI) for the U.S. Navy's Fleet Information Operations Center. She graduate Magna Cum Laude from the department in 2013 with a major in German before joining the U.S. Navy and studying Russian at the prestigious Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, California. Ms. Zanotti will be recognized Friday, October 7, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in 3025 Brown Hall.
Sara Eggleston, another World Languages and Literatures alumna, will share her experience as an online language teacher on Wednesday, October 19, from 3 to 5 p.m. in 3025 Brown Hall.
Faculty's Poetry translations featured
Poetry International Web is featuring the poet Takako Arai along with Dr. Jeffrey Angles' translations of her work. On the site are videos showing Arai and Angles reading her work in Japanese and English translation.