Events

Documentary: My Life in China

Documentary on the American dream and identity for Chinese immigrants to the United States showing at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at 7 PM. Admission: $9.50

*Note: This event is not sponored by the Confucius Institute

MY LIFE IN CHINA
My father fled the Cultural Revolution in 1966.  After risking his life to get to America, he started our family in Boston.  But when his restaurant went bankrupt and my mom got sick, he began to feel like he’d failed at the American Dream.  

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Chinese Film Festival

Join us for the 2016 Chinese Film Festival. Free and open to the public!  Between September 30 and October 5, we will be showing three Chinese films at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center (313 N. 13th St. Lincoln, NE). The three films are Cold WarThe Great Magician, and Beijing, New York.

Friday, September 30: BEIJING, NEW YORK @ 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 1: COLD WAR @ 7 p.m.

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Sounds of China

Featuring an eight-member group of outstanding Chinese contemporary folk musicians, this performance melds traditional Chinese music with western compositions. Led by Composer/Artistic Director Jiuyue Ma (Beijing Olympics Gala, Xinjiang International Dance Festival), Sounds of China comes to Lincoln fresh off engagements in Vancouver, Denver and with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

September 28, 2016 7:30 PM at the Lied Center for Performing Arts

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Fall Cooking Classes

2016 Fall Cooking Class

Monday, September 26th 6:00 - 7:30 pm  206 Leverton Hall on UNL East Campus

The September Chinese cooking class will feature Salty Crispy Chicken and Sweet and Sour Shrimp.  In class, we will give instruction and demonstrations following step-by-step recipes.  You are welcome to participate and get hands-on experience cooking authentic Chinese food and trying the new taste cooked in class.  Registration will start two weeks before the class. 

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2016 Confucius Institute Scholarship

2016 Confucius Institute Scholarships
Six Categories of Eligibility Available!

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Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Academy

Chinese Academy:

The College of Education and Human Sciences at UNL is sponsoring a summer Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Academy from July 10-24, 2016. 

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April HSK Test

Register by March 20th!

HSK is the official test administered by the Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters to assess learners’ proficiency in Chinese language and to select participants for Conficius Institute Scholarships. The Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a test center for HSK and will hold the test twice every year. Anyone in Nebraska is welcome to register and participate in the test.  Click here for more information.

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UNL Closed Tuesday, February 2nd

Tuesday, February 2nd - All UNL Offices and Classes are closed due to weather.  Confucius Institute Classes will resume on Wednesday, February 3rd.

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Confucius Institute Classes

Since the UNL Confucius Institute began offering classes in Chinese Language and Culture, many students have benefited, adults as well as children, with rich learning experiences.   The instructors, specially trained in teaching language learners, use powerpoint presentations, activities, listening and speaking practice, and various other methods to help students build their language skills. Students in our classes have learned to communicate in Chinese, even to the extent of participating in Chinese Speech Competitions.

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HSK Test Information

2015 December HSK Test at UNL-CI

The Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a test center for HSK, the standardized Chinese proficiency test.  HSK measures the ability of non-native Chinese speakers to communicate in Chinese in daily life, academic, and work settings. 
Any person is welcome to register and participate in the test which will be administered on December 5, 2015.


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