Yiyi Zhang

Yiyi Zhang is a 2018 graduate of Columbia University’s Oral History Masters of Art Program. She was drawn to oral history because of the compassion and deep listening practiced in interviews. Yiyi currently seeks to better appreciate her Chinese culture heritage as she continues to foster understanding and peace in needed areas and people groups. She graduated from Brandeis University with a B.A. in Philosophy and from Columbia University with an M.A. in Philosophy.


Tai chi master who was born in China shares memories of practicing and teaching his art in Brooklyn
This interview was conducted in Mandarin Chinese with Master Lin by oral historian Yiyi Zhang  on May 6th 2019. This is an edited version of the interview due to the interruptions and length of the original one. Below is the interview’s description...