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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Join the University of Kentucky Chinese Studies Program in welcoming Dr. Anthony E. Clark who will give a Visiting Scholar Lecture entitled, "A Culture of Resistance: Catholic Women and Social Reform in Republican China," on October 1 at 7:30 pm in the William T. Young Library Auditorium. Dr. Clark is the Edward B. Lindaman Endowed Chair in Chinese History at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. Additional information can be found in the attached poster for this lecture, which is sponsored by the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures and the Cottrill-Rolfes Chair of Catholic Studies.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) for a celebration of Confucius Institute Day this Saturday, September 26 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at the corner of Cooper and University Drive. As a part of this celebration, UKCI teachers and staff will lead activities related to Chinese language, painting, calligraphy, music, Kongfu and Taiji, among many others. Catering will also be provided free of charge, so please join us for the festivities this weekend! Additional details available on the attached poster. 

Monday, October 5, 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) in welcoming Dr. Robin R. Wang as the first speaker in the 2015 Distinguished Scholars Series. Her lecture, entitled Yinyang: The Way of Ways, and discussion will take place on Friday, Oct. 16 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm in the Patterson Office Tower 18th Floor, West-End Lobby, with a reception to follow. Please see the attached poster and the article on UKNow at the following link for more information: http://uknow.uky.edu/content/confucius-institute-lecture-explores-origin...

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Thursday, October 8, 2015

 

University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) held the 2015 New Teachers’ Orientation at the Lexington Public Library from September 21 to 25. During this orientation, ten newly-arrived professional and volunteer teachers were introduced to the developmental history and future prospects of the Confucius Institute,.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Monday, October 12, 2015

 

In celebration of the fifth anniversary of the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI), the Shanghai University Folk Music Troupe was invited to perform on October 3, 2015 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. More than 300 audience members attended and applauded the evening’s performance with a standing ovation.

Monday, October 12, 2015

11/14: UKCI Presents "A Journey to Ancient Huangzhou"

Monday, October 12, 2015

 

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) on November 14, 2015 for a performance entitled, "A Journey to Ancient Huangzhou," to be held at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall at 1:00 pm. 

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

 

Traditional Chinese music filled the air as performers sang and played a variety of instruments in celebration of Confucius Institute Day – Saturday, September 26, 2015. From 2:00 – 5:00 pm that afternoon, University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) booths adorned the corner of Cooper and University Drive, with each representing a different aspect of Chinese culture.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

UKCI & MCLLC Present Lecture by David Schaberg of UCLA

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and UK Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures (MCLLC) in welcoming Professor David Schaberg of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His lecture, titled "Machismo in Early China," and discussion will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 from 4:30 - 6:00 pm in the Alumni Gallery of the W. T. Young Library, with a reception to follow. Please see the attached flyer for more information. 

Monday, November 2, 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015

Currently in its third year, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute short-term teaching program in China has grown to include four universities. The program enables UK and Chinese faculty to explore collaborative teaching and research opportunities at Shanghai University, Jilin University, Tianjin Foreign Studies University and Qingdao Technical University. 

Monday, November 2, 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015

Representatives from 15 University of Kentucky colleges traveled to China during the summer to learn about Chinese higher education and expand education abroad opportunities in China for UK students. The collaboration between UK Education Abroad and the UK Confucius Institute enabled participants to experience first-hand important educational and cultural sites.