活动简介 | Event Brief
Open the scroll of history, you will find many names connecting China and Columbia University: HU Shih, FENG Youlan, XU Dishan, JIANG Menglin, XU Zhimuo, TAO Xingzhi, WU Jianxiong, and etc.
But the very person Dean Lung who, allegedly, laid the first brick of this long-lasting bridge between China and Columbia, is nowhere to be found.
Who is this "Dean Lung" that contributed to the fund for Chinese studies at Columbia?
How is he connected to the Dean Lung Professorship at the University?
6月12日，哥大全球中心 | 北京邀请您参加2019哥大中国之夏·艺术人文系列专题讲座 ——揭秘“丁龙”的一生。本次活动将由美国文化研究学者Mia Anderer主讲。
On June 12, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invites you to a lecture by Mia Anderer to "Uncover the Life of Dean Lung".
演讲嘉宾 | Speaker
Mia Anderer生长于美国伊利诺伊州芝加哥市，曾就读于芝加哥大学实验中学。随后，她在欧柏林学院获得学士学位，并在欧柏林音乐学院接受声乐训练。她曾是歌手和演员：在耶鲁剧院表演过莎士比亚《暴风雨》；在圣母大学唱过亨利·珀塞尔的歌剧《波希米亚人》；在日本为日语电影、广告进行英文配音。她曾多年担任哈勒姆男子中学教师一职。她的学生主要是来自贫困家庭的非裔美国学生。她同他们一起阅读、写作、演讲、学习。最终，她的学生都步入了优秀的高中，许多人还走入名牌大学。Mia是哥大东亚系教授Paul Anderer的妻子，也是三个儿子的母亲。作为教授的妻子，她常常为丈夫做一些书面编辑工作。2005年，Paul成为哥伦比亚大学国际关系副教务长后，Mia开始了她对丁龙的研究。
Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Mia Anderer attended the University of Chicago Laboratory School. She earned a B.A. degree from Oberlin College, where she also received vocal training at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. She had a brief career as a singer and actress, performing in the Yale Repertory Theater's production of Shakespeare's The Tempest, set to the music of Henry Purcell, in a production of La Boheme at the University of Notre Dame, and, in Japan, dubbing Japanese films into English and doing voice-overs for Japanese TV commercials.
Her main professional involvement, for many years, was as a teacher at an all boys middle school in Harlem, where she was the only female teacher. Her students, who were predominantly African-American and from underprivileged backgrounds, studied reading, writing and oratory with her. All of them went on to good high schools, and many have graduated from highly respected colleges and universities. As the wife of Professor Paul Anderer and the mother of their three sons, Mia Anderer has acted as an unofficial editor for his written work throughout the years, and at his request, when he became the Vice Provost for International Relations at Columbia in 2005, she undertook a study of Dean Lung, the Chinese man to whom the Department of East Asian Studies owes its existence.
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