The Michael Heim Translation Prize--deadline Sept. 1, 2014
Thursday, May 08, 2014
HEIM TRANSLATION PRIZE will be awarded for the first time in 2014, and
annually thereafter, for the best collegial translation of a journal article
from an East European language into English. The prize is sponsored by East
European Politics & Societies and Cultures (EEPS),
which will publish the winning article.
translator will receive an award of $500. The criteria of selection are the
scholarly significance of the article, the quality of the translation, and the
contribution the translation will make to disciplinary dialogue across
linguistic communities. The translation cannot have been published previously
and must be translated from an East European language as defined by the
geographic ambit of EEPS.
for the Translation of Social Science Texts (www.acls.org/programs/sstp), Michael Heim encouraged
scholars to translate their colleagues’ work to make it more widely available.
Although Heim was a renowned literary translator, he was convinced that the
best translator of a scholarly work is a colleague in the relevant discipline
who has acquired facility in translation, rather than a professional translator
who is linguistically skilled but unfamiliar with the discipline’s concepts,
contexts, and controversies.
supports Michael Heim’s vision.
translated articles for the 2014 prize will be accepted until SEPTEMBER 1,
2014. The winner will be announced at the November 2014 convention of the
Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Submissions should
be sent as Word attachments to email@example.com.
HENRY HEIM TRANSLATION PRIZE is awarded by East European Politics & Societies
and Cultures (EEPS)
EEPS is an international,
interdisciplinary journal for the examination of critical issues related to
Eastern Europe. It serves as a forum for current work in East Europe studies,
including comparative analyses and theoretical issues with implications for
other world areas. Its geographical scope is the area that lies between Germany
to the west and Russia to the east, and includes the Baltic region and the
Balkans. The editorial board is composed of distinguished historians, cultural
historians, literary scholars, political scientists, anthropologists, and
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EEPS IS SPONSORED BY THE
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LEARNED SOCIETIES (www.acls.org).