Dr hab. Joanna Warmuzińska-Rogóż – vice-director of the Institute of Roman Languages and Translation studies, translation and literaturę specialist – was honoured with Pierre Savard Award in the category of the best Canadian Studies book written in foreign language. Pierre Savard Award is an annual prize of the International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS/CIEC) given to authors of scientific monographs, which significantly contribute to the promotion of Canada.
The subject of the award was Joanna Warmuzińska-Rogóż’s monograph “Sketches on literary translation. Quebec’s literature in Poland” – a compound study of existing Polish translations of Quebec’s literature issued by the University of Silesia’s Publishing House.