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Check it Out!: 2014-2015

Celebrating culture at the Library

Footnotes: Dialogue and Dance with Memorial's Artists-in-Residence

November 28, 2014

check it out event dialogue and dance

Writer-in-residence Ed Riche and Memorial's inaugural dancer-in-residence Karen Kaeja come together for a collaborative exchange of creativity that is sure to inspire new ways of thinking.

They will be joined by Joan Ritcey from the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, who will delve into the rich legacy of the artist-in-residence program at MUN.

Photos from the Event

A Newfoundland Chinese Family's Experience

Feb 18, 2015

Newfoundland Chinese family ExperienceA Check it out! event. Experience a riveting personal account of the impact of the Chinese Head Tax on the many Chinese immigrants who came to Canada in the early part of the last century. Hear Gordon Jin tell his family’s struggles as they made Newfoundland their home. Librarian Dean Seeman will discuss the Digital Archives Initiative collection “The Chinese Community in Newfoundland.” Yaying Tu will perform traditional music on the Gu Zheng. Chinese snacks will be provided after the event.

Photos of the event