Mar. 06, 2014

Tiananmen Square Witness to Address Chinese Culture Club March 7


GENESEO, N.Y. – Photographer Wei Lu will share his experiences during the Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989 when he addresses the Geneseo Chinese Culture Club March 7 at 4:30 p.m. in Newton Hall Room 201. The event is free and open to the public.

Wei was a first-hand witness when tanks and troops arrived and met unarmed students and peaceful demonstrators with force.  He has worked as a photographer for the news media, for corporations and for non-government organizations.

His address is sponsored by the Languages and Literatures Department; the Geneseo Chinese Culture Club; the Department of Political Science and International Relations; the Office of Student and Campus Life; the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services; and United University Professions.

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