Revised Deadline for submissions of FIT nomination forms
The Awards Management Standing Committee is pleased to advise that, following the approval of FIT members to postpone the FIT Congress until next year, the new deadline for submission of nominations for FIT awards is 1 September 2021. We invite you to submit nominations as soon as possible.
Two New Prizes:
Two New Prizes: The FIT Statutory Congress and the FIT World Congress will be held in less than a year in Varadero, Cuba. In keeping with tradition, FIT will be awarding prizes to acknowledge special contributions to the various fields of our profession. Two new awards were added this year: the Marion Boers Prize for Translation of Work of Fiction or Non-Fiction by Authors in Any of the SADC Countries (YouTube clip) and the Albin Tybulewicz Prize for Professional Solidarity in the Translation and Interpreting Community (Translatio article)
One of the most important and widely recognized functions FIT fulfils for its member associations is the awarding of FIT prizes and awards at FIT World Congresses. Being selected by an international jury to receive a FIT prize or award signifies recognition of the ‘best of the best’ by one’s peers around the globe. Please take this opportunity to nominate outstanding colleagues for the FIT prizes as recognition of them as individuals to demonstrate the work and accomplishments of your association’s members. Associations are entitled to nominate one candidate per prize. All FIT member associations are encouraged to submit nominations.
Important: If you have submitted a nomination in 2020, you …
Marion Boers Prize for Translation of Work of Fiction or Non-Fiction by an Author from a SADC Member State.
Albin Tybulewicz Prize for Professional Solidarity in the Translation and Interpreting Community.
2017 winner: Associate Professor RNDr. Juraj Sebesta, PhD.
2017 winner: the ATA Chronicle, published by the American Translators Association
2017 winner: www.bdue.de, Bundersverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer (Germany)
2017 winner: Kevin McNeil Windle
2017 winner: Dr. Martin Pollack