Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Faculty & Staff Directory

Hong Chen

Title/s:  Director of Chinese Language & Culture Minor
Advanced Lecturer

Office #:  CC107

Phone: 773.508.7362

E-mail:

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; Advanced 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