Győző Ferencz#


Michael Huth
Membership Number:3314
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Elected:2012
Main Country of Residence:HUNGARY




Present and Previous Positions

  • 2009 Executive President, Széchenyi Academy of Letters and Arts
  • 2004 Member, Széchenyi Academy of Letters and Arts
  • 2006 - 2010 Head of Department of English Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
  • 1993 Associate Professor, Department of English Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
  • 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

Fields of Scholarship
  • 20th century and contemporary Anglo-Irish poetry
  • Poetry, drama and prose of William Butler Yeats
  • 20th century and contemporary English and American poetry
  • Poetry of Wallace Stevens
  • 17th century English poetry
  • Poetry of John Donne
  • 20th century and contemporary Hungarian poetry
  • Poetry of Miklós Radnóti (1909-1944)
  • Poetry of Ágnes Nemes Nagy (1922-1991)
  • Hungarian and English metrics

Honours and Awards
  • 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 Nemes Nagy Ágnes Prize for Poetry and Essays
  • 2000 - József Attila 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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