Réka Erzsébet Forrai
Name: Réka Erzsébet Forrai
Date of birth: 8 January 1977
Sanpaul 4161, Main Street 126
Harghita county, Romania
Tel.: (+40) (0740) 384739
September 2001 – Present - Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, Ph.D. Medieval Studies
Thesis’ Working Title: “Anastasius Bibliothecarius the translator– historical and philological aspects of a mediation”
September 2000 – June 2000 - Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, MA in Medieval Studies
Thesis title: “The Latin Tradition Of Aristotle’s De Anima (1120-1270): the Relationship Between Text and Commentary”
1999-2000 - Babeş-Bolyai University, Faculty of History and Philosophy, MA in Ancient Philosophy
1995-1999 - Babeş-Bolyai University, Faculty of Arts, Classical Philology Section
SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
2003 November – Scholarship offered by École Française de Rome to undertake reserach at the institute
2003 October –Doctoral Research Support Grant of CEU to undertake research in Rome, at École Française de Rome and Vatican Library
2001 June – Open Society Foundation Scholarship to undertake Ph.D in Medieval Studies, Central European University
2001 April - Tanasa Found (CEU Medieval Studies) scholarship for research at the Aristoteles Latinus Centre, Leuven
2000 June – Open Society Foundation Scholarship to undertake MA in Medieval Studies, Central European University
“The Practical Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas.” Organized by the Romanian Section of the International Thomas Aquinas Society, Oradea (Romania): 7-9 May 2002. Paper presented: “Medieval Attitudes towards Texts: Some Aspects from the Latin History of the Nicomachean Ethics.”
October 1999 - June 2000 - Latin and Greek instructor at Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania, Faculty of Arts, Classical Philology Section
September 1999 - February 2000 - Latin teacher at Báthory István High School, Cluj, Romania
Hungarian native speaker
Latin and Ancient Greek
English, Romanian fluent written and spoken
French, Italian reading knowledge
Microsoft Word 2000, Internet: Netscape Communicator
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Johannes Philoponos.Commentum Johannis Grammatici super capitulum De intellectu in libro tertio Aristotelis De anima. Translation (into Roumanian), commentary and notes by Réka Forrai, Bucharest: IRI (in press).
Saint Bonaventura. De reductione artium ad theologiam. Trans. (into Hungarian) Réka Forrai. Cluj: Pro Philosophia (in press).
“The Role and Place of the Platonic Conception of State in the Tradition of Utopian Thinking.” Erdélyi Múzeum 1-2, (2000): 91-102.
“Text and Commentary: The Role of Translations in the Latin Tradition of Aristotle’s De anima (1120-1270).” Annual of Medieval Studies at CEU 8 (2002): 139-156.
“The Latin Tradition of Aristotle’s De anima (1120-1270): the Relationship between Text and Commentary.” Studia Universitatis Napocensis, Philosophia 2 (2000).
“Medieval Attitudes towards Texts: Some Aspects from the Latin History of the Nicomachean Ethics.” Studii Tomiste 2 (2002) (in press).
Piroska NAGY (University of Rouen, France – Central European University, Budapest)
György GERÉBY (Central European University, Budapest – Eötvös Lóránt State University, Budapest)