Gallery Exhibition: The Posthumous Life of Chairman Mao | China Institute


by Project Pengyou on April 8th, 2015   372 views

When and Where

  • 08/04/2015
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  • China Institute
    125 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065
    New York
    United States
    (get map)

Gallery Exhibition: The Posthumous Life of Chairman Mao | China Institute

Event Details

The deification of powerful people has a long history in China. The cult surrounding Mao Zedong (1893-1976) grew during his lifetime and led to his deification after his death. This lecture explores the ways that the cult of Mao echoes traditions deeply rooted in Chinese culture.

Carma Hinton, Professor, George Mason University – Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:30-8PM
The Posthumous Life of Chairman Mao
The deification of powerful people has a long history in China. The cult surrounding Mao Zedong (1893-1976) grew during his lifetime and led to his deification after his death. This lecture explores the ways that the cult of Mao echoes traditions deeply rooted in Chinese culture.

Register

Lecture Fees: $10 for CI members / $15 for non-members / FREE to Friends of the Gallery Members

For questions, please contact Laura Warne at lwarne@chinainstitute.org or 212-744-8181, ext. 146.

Map

Loading Map....

You might also be interested in

Project Pengyou is building the first social
network for people with firsthand China
experience.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *