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Art, Artists, and Education in Contemporary Societies––China and U. S. Perspectives

November 9, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Auditorium in the museum, the Central Academy of Fine Arts, 8, Huajiadinan street, Chaoyang District

On November 9, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, in partnership with Columbia University School of the Arts and the 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 Xinping Su, Vice 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 afternoon of art discussion.


Agenda:

  • 4:00-4:10 Welcome Speech by Professor Xinping Su and Opening Remarks by Dr. Lee C.Bollinger
  • 4:10-4:30 Speech by Dr. Carol Becker
  • 4:20-4:25 Speech by Professor Bing Xu
  • 4:25-4:30 Speech by Professor Ji'nan Yin
  • 4:30-5:00 Panel discussion
  • 5:00-5:25 Q&A
  • 5:25-5:30 Closing remarks by Professor Bing Xu

Sponsored by

The Central Academy of Fine Arts
Columbia University School of the Arts 
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, and serves as a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board. Dr. Bollinger's books are widely published on legal and constitutional issues involving free speech and press. From November 1996 to 2002, Bollinger was the President of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.  MORE

Xinping Su, Vice President of the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), graduated from CAFA with MA (Department of Printmaking, Lithography). He has been appointed as Deputy Dean (1997) and Dean (2003) of CAFA Department of Printmaking, Deputy Dean(2007) and Dean (2009) of School of Fine Arts, CAFA.  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 the 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 the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1987, and his BA in Archeology from Peking University in 1982. MORE
 

Xiaoxia Song, Professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. She is also the Director of Research Institute at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. She received her M.A in 1988 in 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 of the Central Academy of Fine Arts. MORE