Yu Dan: Well-known culture scholar, Beijing Normal University Professor, doctoral tutor, Dean of the Beijing Institute of Culture Innovation and Communication, Vice Dean of Beijing Normal University’s Art and Communication School.
Yu Dan has activated the classical spiritual gene that belongs to the Chinese nation, and has generated a wide influence in cultural and educational spheres both at home and abroad. She has conducted over 1,000 lectures on traditional culture in China’s mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and also in countries including the US, UK, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Brazil, New Zealand and Australia, receiving widespread praise and initiating a boom in the study of the classics among people in China and overseas. She is the author of Confucius from the Heart, Yu Dan’s Insights into Zhuangzi, Yu Dan – A Walk in the Garden and the Interruption of a Dream – A Journey through the Art and Aesthetics of the Kunqu Opera, Yu Dan – Appreciation of the Analects, Yu Dan – The Enjoyment of Sampling Life, Yu Dan – Reviewing the Most Beautiful Ancient Poetry,Simple Happiness in Life and Yu Dan – Life through Chinese Characters, with the book Confucius from the Heart receiving the World Intellectual Property Organization Copyright Award, with sales of the simplified Chinese character version reaching over 6 million copies, it has been reprinted many times, and has already been translated into over 30 languages and been distributed to multiple countries. As of today, 400,000 foreign language versions have been sold.