Chen-Nan Lai, Ph.D.
College of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Department of Japanese Language,Literature and Culture
Education & Academic Qualifications
Completed doctoral studies at the National Tohoku University in Japan
Japanese classical and modern literature, Japanese and Chinese translation practice and theory, International medical translation.
Chen-Nan Lai ( Professor, Department of Japanese, Fu Jen Catholic University):
A native of Tainan County, he graduated from the Department of Oriental Languages, Fu Jen Catholic University in 1983 and completed his doctoral studies at the National Tohoku University in Japan. He has served as the chairman of the Japanese Department of Fu Jen Catholic University, the Dean of General Affairs, the Dean of International Education, and the Dean of the College of Foreign Languages and Literatures. He has also served as the chairman of the Japanese Language and Literature Association of Taiwan, the director of Mr. Ying Chien-li Scholarship Foundation, and the chairman of The International Medical Translators and Interpreters Association (IMTIA) .
He specializes in Japanese classical and modern literature, as well as Japanese and Chinese translation practice and theory, and international medical translation. He has published many academic lectures and papers both at home and abroad, and his representative books include "A Study of Japanese Monogatari in the Early Heian Period" and "Various Aspects of Japanese Literature", and he has translated and annotated the masterpieces of Japanese classical monogatari literature, "Taketori Monogatari" and "Ochikubo Monogatari".
Professor Lai awarded "Outstanding Research Award"of Fu Jen Catholic University in 2021.