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July 2015

  • Friday, July 10th 加拿大華人歷史講座:【洪門及加拿大洪門史論】 Lecture on Chinese Canadian History: History of Hongmen and Chinese

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    Friday, July 10, 20152:00PM - 3:30PMRichard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library
    8th floor
    Robarts Library
    130 St. George Street
    University of Toronto
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    Description

    Renowned scholar Dr. David Chuenyan Lai will give a lecture on the history of Hongmen, including its origin, organization, and contributions to the anti-Manchu revolution after Dr. Sun Yat-Sen joined the Hongmen society. Dr. Lai will talk about the evolution of the Hongmen society in Canada and British Columbia from Chee Kung Tong, to Chee Kung Party and eventually to Min Zhi Party. The lecture will also describe the significant contributions of Chee Kung Tong to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s fundraising trips across Canada, and the conflict between Hongmen and Kuomintang.

    The lecture will be conducted in Cantonese and supplemented by Putonghua (Mandarin) and English.

    Admission is free. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to events.rclchkl@utoronto.ca

    Contact

    Rachel Ostep
    416-946-8996


    Speakers

    Dr. David Chuenyan Lai
    Speaker
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography, University of Victoria

    Prof. Lisa Rose Mar
    Discussant
    Richard Charles Lee Chair, Chinese Canadian Studies, University of Toronto


    Sponsors

    Richard Charles Lee Canada Hong Kong Library

    Co-Sponsors

    Asian Institute


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August 2015

  • Thursday, August 20th Higher Learning: The Missing Picture introduced by Rithy Panh

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    Thursday, August 20, 20158:30PM - 10:30PMTIFF Bell Lightbox Cinemas
    350 King Street West
    (corner of King and John Streets)
    St. Andrew Subway Station
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    Description

    As part of Visible Evidence, an international conference on documentary film and media, director Rithy Panh joins us for a screening of his Cannes-winning film The Missing Picture, which provocatively employs clay figurines and dioramas to chronicle the suffering of the director’s hometown under the Khmer Rouge. Hosted by Deirdre Boyle, Associate Professor in the School of Media Studies, The New School for Public Engagement.

    This event is Free. Tickets are distributed at the venue two hours before the start of the event (1 ticket per person).

    Contact

    Rachel Ostep
    416-946-8996

    Sponsors

    Visible Evidence Conference

    Co-Sponsors

    Asian Institute

    Dr. David Chu program for Asia-Pacific Studies

    Centre for Southeast Asian Studies


    Disclaimer:

    Please note that events posted on this website are considered to be public events – unless otherwise stated – and you are choosing to enter a space where your image and/or voice may be captured as part of event proceedings that may be made public as part of a broadcast, webcast, or publication (online and in print). We make every effort to ensure your personal information is kept and used in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). If you have any questions please get in touch with our office at munkschool@utoronto.ca or 416-946-8900.



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