Literary Arts

Assistant Professor Sawako Nakayasu Receives Translation Prize, Fellowship

Assistant Professor of Literary Arts Sawako Nakayasu is one of four co-translators awarded the Modern Language Association’s 2021 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of Literary Work for their translation of Yi Sang: Selected Works, published by Wave Books.

Sawako’s co-translators are Jack Yung, Don Mee Choi, and Joyelle McSweeney.  Sawako has also received  a National Endowment for the Humanities Mellon Fellowship for Digital Publications for Fall, 2022.  Congratulations to Sawako on both of these notable achievements!