Check it Out!: 2014-2015
Footnotes: Dialogue and Dance with Memorial's Artists-in-Residence
November 28, 2014
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.
A Newfoundland Chinese Family's Experience
Feb 18, 2015
A 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.