Krawutschke chosen by MLA to chair awards committee
Jan. 16, 2003
KALAMAZOO -- Peter W. Krawutschke, a professor of foreign languages and literatures at Western Michigan University, has been appointed chairperson of a Modern Language Association selection committee that recognizes exceptional literary translators.
The committee is responsible for selecting recipients of the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Literary Work and the Lois Roth Award for a Translation of a Literary Work. The two are awarded during alternate years during the annual MLA convention and honor the outstanding translation into English of a book-length literary work.
Chosen as chairperson for 2003 by the MLA's Committee on Honors and Awards, Krawutschke has been a member of the selection committee for one year.
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