Jul 25, 2018

College of Tourism Associate Professor Masataka Ishibashi awarded Japanese-French Translated Literature Prize

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Associate Professor Masataka Ishibashi of the Department of Culture and Tourism Studies was awarded the 23rd Japanese-French Translated Literature Prize for his translation of “Jules Verne (Voyages Extraordinaires), volume II (De la Terre à la Lune, Autour de la Lune, Sans dessus dessous)” by Jules Verne (Inscript, 2017). Ishibashi was presented with the prize at a ceremony at the French Embassy on June 5.

Associate Professor Ishibashi receives a certificate at the award ceremony.

The Japanese-French Translated Literature Prize was established in 1993 by the Konishi Foundation for International Exchange, an organization dedicated to cultural exchange between Japan and France. The prize is given to excellent translations of books from French to Japanese and from Japanese to French. Nao Sawada, a professor in the Department of Letters Course in French Literature, was awarded the prize in 2010.

Associate Professor Ishibashi won this year’s prize for his translation of “Jules Verne (Voyages Extraordinaires),, volume II (De la Terre à la Lune, Autour de la Lune, Sans dessus dessous)” by Jules Verne (Inscript, 2017). Ishibashi was presented with a certificate, plaque, and other gifts by Konishi Foundation Director Chizu Konishi at a ceremony at the French Embassy at June 5.

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