Modern Languages Book Prizes

Every year the Department of Modern languages celebrates academic excellence by awarding several book prizes in all our disciplines. This year our Annual Profs and Prizes will be held on October 5, 2016, Markin Hall Atrium from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

The recipients for the 2014/2015 academic year were:

French Book Prizes

The Ambassador of Switzerland Prize:

- Ainsley McLaren

The Jean-Pierre Ascione Prize

- Brittany Tuff Moors

The French Language Centre Book Prize

- Brianna Spiess

Japanese Book Prize

(Sponsored by the Nikkei Society)


- Delaney Auer

- Myles Shirakawa

Linguistics Book Prize

- Myles Shirakawa

Spanish Book Prizes

The Argentine Consulate Spanish Language Prize

- Geoff Sitwell

The Argentine Consulate Spanish Writing Prize

- Toni Tomasta

The recipients for the 2013/2014 academic year were:

French Book Prizes 2014

The Ambassador of Switzerland Prize

  • Liz Martin

The Jean-Pierre Ascione Prize

  • Henrique Ellwanger

The French Language Centre Book Prize

  • Daniel Proulx

German Book Prizes 2014

The Ambassador of Switzerland Prize

  • James Taylor

The German Consulate Prize

  • Ryan Parks

Japanese Book Prize

(Sponsored by the Nikkei Society)

  • Akina Morimoto
  • Shawn Higa

Linguistics Book Prize

  • Amanda Thom
  • Dana Grandmont
  • Madeline Neufeld

Spanish Book Prizes

The Argentine Consulate Spanish Language Prize

  • Sierra Bennet

The Argentine Consulate Spanish Writing Prize

  • Isabel Salazar