Rebecca Copeland, PhD, is one of two winners of the 2014-15 Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature for her translation of Kirino Natsuo’s “The Goddess Chronicle.” She is chair of the East Asian Languages and Cultures Department in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.
The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature, established in 1979, is administered by the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture at Columbia University in New York. The award ceremony will be held Feb. 20, 2015, at Columbia University.
For more details, visit the East Asian Languages and Cultures webpage.