You are invited to
Art, Artists, and
Education in Contemporary Societies––China
and U. S. Perspectives
November 9, 2016
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
China Central Academy of Fine Arts
No.8, Huajiadinan Street, Chaoyang District
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On November 9, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, in partnership with Columbia School of the Arts and China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), will host a panel titled Art, Artists, and Education in Contemporary Societies––China and U. S. Perspectives. Following with the opening remarks being delivered by Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University and Di'an Fan, President of CAFA, panelists including Carol Becker (Dean of School of the Arts, Columbia University), Bing Xu (Professor of CAFA) and Ji'nan Yin (Dean of School of Humanities, CAFA) will share their intellectual understandings and insights. Xiaoxia Song (Professor of CAFA) will be the moderator of the panel. We cordially invite you to join us and enjoy an evening of art discussion.
- 4:00-4:05 Opening remarks by Dr. Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University
- 4:05-4:10 Welcome speech by Professor Di'an Fan, President of the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA)
- 4:10-5:30 Panel Discussion by Dr. Carol Becker, Dr. Bing Xu and Professor Ji'nan Yin
China Central Academy of Fine Arts
School of the Arts, Columbia University
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Dr. Bollinger's books are widely published on legal and constitutional issues involving free speech and press. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, and serves as a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board. MORE
Di’an Fan, President of the China Central Academy of Fine Arts. He also serves as Vice President of China Artists Association, Deputy Director of National Art Education Committee, and former Director of National Art Museum of China. His research interests include: Chinese Art in Twentieth Century, Contemporary Art Critics and Curator, Art History Museum Studies et al. MORE
Carol Becker, Dean of Faculty and Professor of the Arts at Columbia University School of the Arts. With research interests that range from feminist theory, American cultural history, the education of artists, art and social responsibility, to South African art and politics, she has published numerous articles and books on cultural criticism. MORE
Bing Xu, world renowned artist, Professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. His most influential works are characterized by a creative use of scripts, words, and texts to show how our understanding of the world can be affected by them. MORE
Ji'nan Yin, Dean of School of Humanities of China Central Academy of Fine Arts. He is an art historian, art critic, connoisseur with specialty in Chinese pre-modern art works. Professor Yin received his MA in Art History (Appraisal for Chinese pre-modern art works) from China Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1987, and his BA in Archeology from Peking University in 1982. MORE
Xiaoxia Song, Professor at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts. She is also the Director of Art Research Institute at China Central Academy of Fine Arts. She received her M.A in 1988 Chinese Language Studies and Classical Chinese Literature from Peking University. In 2008, Professor Song received her Ph.D in Art History from School of Humanities in China Central Academy of Fine Arts. MORE