Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Sep 1991 to Jun 1992

Sep 1996 to Dec 1998

NGUYEN Nam is a lecturer of Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City (since 1986), and Loyola University Chicago’s Vietnam Center.  Having earned his MA (Regional Studies – East Asia) and PhD (East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Chinese Literature) from Harvard, he worked as the manager of the Academic Program of the Harvard-Yenching Institute (HYI) from 2004 to 2010.  His research interests focus on Sinology (especially Confucianism), comparative literature (dealing mainly with East Asia), translation studies, and adaptation studies.  He is also an associate of the HYI.

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