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Tuesday, 2 February 2016

More February Events at the University of Chester

Also happening this month:

Lunch time talk: My Mongolian Trip by Amy Jenkins
Amy Jenkins is 19 years old and a BA Chinese Studies and Politics student at the University of Chester. Amy applied for her course because of her love of languages, her previous experience of the Chinese language and her desire to understand the culture.
In the summer of 2015 Amy was lucky to have an opportunity to go to China to be part of an expedition from Beijing to Hohhot in Inner Mongolia. The expedition allowed Amy to be immersed in Chinese culture and she learnt a lot about Chinese food (中国菜), how to use chopsticks (筷子) and about relationships between people. (关系).  Amy would love to share her experiences and have the opportunity to explain the intricacies of the many aspects of Chinese culture she experienced.

Thursday, 11th February, 2016
12:30 - 13:30
The University of Chester China Centre, 3rd Floor, Gateway House, 86 Northgate Street, Chester, CH1 2HT, Entrance opposite Renew Theatre
No booking necessary
McCarthyism Paintings by David Gledhill - Opening Event Feb 4th 5-7pm All welcome

Contemporary Art Space Chester, the University of Chester, Kingsway Campus.

The exhibition runs from February 5th –26th 2016 10am - 4pm

‘McCarthyism’ is an exhibition of paintings based on Chicago and Detroit newspaper photographs of trials held by the ‘House Un-American Activities Committee’ and associated bodies between its inception in 1938 and its dissolution in 1975. In addition to the trial paintings there are paintings of demonstrations, two of an American communist party member being arrested and one of an anticommunist march. The source photographs are all black and white and have inscriptions on the
reverse side, from which the titles have been selected.

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