Nguyen To Lan
Nguyễn Tô Lan

Years of Stay at HYI

Jun 2015 to Dec 2015

Aug 2013 to Jun 2014

University Affiliation (Current)

Nguyen To Lan (1981) has worked as a researcher at the Institute of Sino-Nom Studies, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences since 2004. She graduated with a Bachelor of Linguistics and Literature in 2003 and then a Master’s in the same major in 2006 from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University (Hanoi), and a Bachelor of Chinese Linguistics from the University of Languages and International Studies, VNU in 2007. She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics and Literature from the Graduate Academy of Social Sciences in 2012. From September 2010 to June 2011, she received an ASIA Fellows Award to carry out a comparative study of Vietnamese traditional performance and Cantonese Opera in China. She was a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard-Yenching Institute in the academic year 2013 – 2014 and a Guest Scholar at the Institute of Research in Humanities, Kyoto University in October, 2014. She is currently a Coordinate Research Scholar at the Harvard-Yenching Institute from June to December 2015. She has been awarded as an American Council for Learned Studies Research Fellow (2015 cohort), and has given lectures at universities in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, and the USA on the interactive relationship between Vietnam and China from theatre literature, folk performance, traditional customs and ritual aspects.

Recent Publications

A Monograph on Original Royal Chapters Tuong Plays of the Nguyen Dynasty. Hanoi: The Gioi Publishing House, 2014.

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