Mark has been appointed an adjunct Professor of Arts and Communications at Beijing Normal University. Beijing Normal University is the top ranked teachers university in China and one of its oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions. Its alumni include Nobel Laureates Mo Yan and is considered one of the most progressive schools in China.
His first lecture to an overflow class of over 50 students was titled 'Multiculturalism and Art: China and the West'. The lecture discussed specific paintings and musical masterworks in the East and West pantheons and their significance from a multicultural perspective. Afterwards there was a lively discussion with the students.