The University of Ottawa Press is pleased to announce that Charles Le Blanc, author of Le complexe d’Hermès: Regards philosophiques sur la traduction, has been selected as a finalist for the Victor-Barbeau prize, conferred by L’Académie des lettres du Québec.

L’Académie des lettres du Québec has been awarding its literary prizes since 1983. The Victor-Barbeau prize is granted annually to an author of a work of non-fiction that is judged to be of the highest quality, and is chosen by a jury of three members of l’Académie.

The award ceremony will be held Wednesday, September 22, 2010 in the auditorium of the Grande Bibliothèque in Montreal.

Charles Le Blanc is associate professor of the School of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Ottawa. He is the author and translator of several works, including De interpretatione recta - De la traduction parfaite (University of Ottawa Press, 2008) and Kierkegaard (Les Belles Lettres, 1998). He lives in Gatineau, Quebec.