(, born June 28, 1965, in Beijing
) is an associate professor at China's Beijing Normal University
. She is also assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Arts & Media, as well as Head, Department of Film & Television Media. She has a master degree in ancient Chinese literature and a doctoral degree in film & TV studies. She holds strategist/researcher positions in a roster of mass media groups such as China Television Artists Association, China Visual Association's Tertiary Arts committee, China Visual Association's Research Group, CCTV's Research Office, China News Research Group, China-Guangdong Research Institute, China-Guangdong Institute Legal Programs Committee, News Corp
In late 2006, a series of her lectures entitled "Yu Dan's Insights into the Analects
" (于丹《论语》心得) was broadcast for seven days on China Central Television
(CCTV) as part of the Lecture Room
(《百家讲坛》) program. Her messages were warmly welcomed by the audience. The transcript, edited into a book "Yu Dan's Notes on the Analects"
, sold 10,000 copies within the first day of release. By September 2007, the book has sold 4.2 million legal copies and an estimated 6 million... Read More