Gyözö Ferencz - Curriculum Vitae#


PERSONAL DATA
Place of Birth: Budapest, Hungary
Citizenship: Hungarian

EDUCATION
  • Dr. Habil., Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 2010
  • Ph. D. in American Literature, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 1997
  • Doc. Univ. in American Literature (Summa cum laude), Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 1982
  • M.A. in Hungarian and English Language and Literature (with highest honors), EötvösLoránd University, Budapest, 1978

PRESENT PREVIOUS POSITIONS
  • 2014. Professor at the Department of English Studies, School of English and American Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
  • 2013- Programme Leader of Modern English and American Literature and Culture Doctoral Programme, Department of English Studies, ELTE
  • 2009- Executive President, Széchenyi Academy of Letters and Arts
  • 2004- Member, Széchenyi Academy of Letters and Arts
  • 1993 - Associate Professor at the Department of English Studies, School of English and American Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (Head of Department 2006-2010)
  • 1998-2002 - Széchenyi Professorial Fellowship
  • 1998-2009 - Literary critic at Hungarian daily paper Népszabadság [Freedom of People]]
  • 1993-2000 - Poetry Editor, Nagyvilág (Great World) Magazine of World Literature, Budapest
  • 1993-1998 - Course Lecturer and Tutor, Láthatatlan Kollégium (Invisible College), Budapest
  • 1995-1996 - Fulbright Scholarship (10 months), Oberlin College, Ohio, U.S.A. (Research fellow)
  • 1991 - Fulbright Scholarship (5 months), Oberlin College, Ohio, U.S.A. (Research fellow)
  • 1982-1993 - Literary Editor, Európa Publishers, Budapest
  • 1983-1993 - Part-Time Lecturer, Department of English Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
  • 1989-1991 - Literary Editor, Újhold (New Moon) Bi-yearly Literary Anthology, Budapest
  • 1988-1992 - Hungarian correspondent of international poetry magazine "Phi", published in Leuven, Belgium,
  • 1980-1993 - Member of Prosody Research Team at the Institute for Literary Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1978-1982 - Teacher of Hungarian Language and Literature and English Language, Jedlik Ányos Secondary School, Budapest

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • 2007 - Association of Writers (Hungary)
  • 2004 - Széchenyi Academy of Letters and Arts (2009 - Executive President)
  • 1988-2004 - The Hungarian Writers' Association
  • 1980 - The Hungarian P.E.N. Club

AWARDS
  • 2015 - Hungarian Order of Knight’s Cross
  • 2014 - Tibor Déry Prize for literature
  • 2011 - International Poetry Prize at European Poetical Tournament, Maribor, Slovenia
  • 2010 - Radnóti Prize for Poetry
  • 2010 - Pro Urbe Budapest Prize for Achievement
  • 2009 - Miklós Radnóti Anti-Racism Prize
  • 2006 - Artisjus Literary Foundation Grand Prize for "The Life and Poetry of Miklós Radnóti"
  • 2006 - Palladium Prize for "The Life and Poetry of Miklós Radnóti"
  • 2001 - Pro Renovanda Cultura Hungariae Foundation Agnes Nemes Nagy Prize for Poetry and Essays
  • 2000 - Attila József Prize for Poetry and Essays
  • 1990 - The Hungarian Writers' Association Forintos Prize for Poetry Translation
  • 1987 - Robert Graves Prize for Poetry
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