Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Faculty & Staff Directory

Hong Chen

Title/s:  Director of Chinese Language and Literature Program
Senior Lecturer

Office #:  CC107

Phone: 773.508.7362

Email: hchen4@luc.edu

Degrees

· M.S. Program in Computer Science, University of North Dakota, September 1987 – September 1988.

· B.S., Computer Science, University of North Dakota, May 1987.

· B.A., English and Linguistics, University of North Dakota, May 1985.

· B.A., English Language and Literature, Lanzhou University, China, January 1982.

Professional Employment

· Director, Chinese Program; Senior Lecturer, Chinese Language and Literature, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Loyola University Chicago, 2007 – present.

· Manager of IT Operations, Senior Systems Analyst, American Classic Voyages Company, Chicago, 1995 – 2007.

· Senior Programmer/Analyst, Boise Cascade Corporation, Itasca, Illinois, 1993 – 1995.

· Computer Programmer/Analyst III, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Chicago, 1988 – 1993.

· Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of North Dakota, 1988.

· Lecturer in Chinese, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, University of North Dakota, 1986 – 1988.

Research Interests

· Chinese language

· Business Chinese

· Chinese literature and film

· Linguistics

· Translation theory and practice

Courses Taught

· CHIN 101: Chinese I

· CHIN 102: Chinese II

· CHIN 103: Chinese III

· CHIN 104: Chinese IV

· CHIN 190: Business Chinese I

· CHIN 191: Business Chinese II

· CHIN 250: Chinese Conversation and Composition

· CHIN 251: Advanced Chinese Conversation and Composition I

· CHIN 252: Advanced Chinese Conversation and Composition II

· CHIN 253: Advanced Chinese Conversation and Composition III

· CHIN 340: Modern Chinese Fiction

· CHIN 341: Modern Chinese Literature

· CHIN 395: Independent Study

· LITR 245: Asian Masterpieces

· LITR 280: Chinese Literature in Translation

· LITR 284: China Through Film and Fiction

· UCLR 100: Interpreting Literature

Awards

Top Finalist, St. Ignatius Loyola Award for Excellence in Teaching, Loyola University Chicago, 2023.

Sujack Master Teacher (for teaching excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences), Loyola University Chicago, 2022.