Tobias Bradford

Lois Roth Award, 2012

In recognition of his work as a Public Affairs Officer  at the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique and, in particular, of his unusually innovative programming targeting youth, including a “student achievers program” that created local student networks engaging with topics such as entrepreneurship, civic participation and political party development.

Chris Miner

Ilchman-Richardson Award, 2012

In recognition of her career‐long achievements in cultural diplomacy, including her efforts in support of the high‐profile US‐Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission.

Arkadi Klioutchanski

MLA-Roth Award, 2012

Joint award, with John Woodsworth, for their translation of My Life, the autobiography of Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya, Leo Tolstoy’s wife of over fifty years. Klioutchanski is at the University of Ottawa.

John Woodsworth

MLA-Roth Award, 2012

MLA-Roth-AwardJoint award, with Arkadi Klioutchanski, for their translation of My Life, the autobiography of Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya, Leo Tolstoy’s wife of over fifty years. Woodworth is at the University of Ottawa.

Jacques Mailhos

Prix Coindreau, 2012

For his translation into French of environmentalist Edward Abbey’s non-fiction work, Desert Solitaire.

Pierre Demarty

Prix Coindreau, 2012

For his translation into French of Paul Harding’s Tinkers (French title, Les Foudroyés). This second Coindreau prize in our 2012 program year reflects the shift of the annual award ceremony in Paris from December to June.

Iglika Vassileva

Dyankov Prize, 2012

For her translations of Diary of A Bad Year, by J.M. Coetzee, and Homer & Langley, by E.L. Doctorow.

Aglika Markova

Dyankov Prize, Second Place, 2012

For her translation into Bulgarian of Life According to Lubka, by Laurie Graham.

Dick Davis

Persian Translation Prize, 2012

Persian Translation

For his translation of Vis and Ramin, an ancient Persian epic composed by the poet Fakhraddin Gorgani. The Prize was announced by AIIS President Franklin Lewis in August 2012 at a conference of the International Society of Iranian Studies in Istanbul. No winner has been announced yet for 2013. Davis is Chair of of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Ohio State University

Margit Bowler

Australian Project Support, 2012

Margit-BowlerProject on linguistic quantifiers in Warlpiri, an aboriginal language spoken by 3,000 people in Australia’s Northern Territories. Bowler’s Roth Endowment award helped defray the costs of field work and data collection. She is a graduate of Reed College.