The Real Mulan
Dr. Heselton and Dr. Bing Cheng present a discussion of the background, cultural, and historical elements in the Mulan (2020) and Mulan (1998) films. Join us October 8th, 2020 at 3:30pm via Zoom to learn the real history of the female warrior, Hua Mulan.
2015 Nebraska Officials' and Educators' China Culture Tour
Fall 2016 HSK Exam
Register by October 13th!
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.
Sounds of China
September 28, 2016 7:30 PM at the Lied Center for Performing Arts
2015 Speech Competition
2015 Chinese Speech Competition
In order to stimulate enthusiasm and interest for learning Chinese and to provide the learners of Chinese an opportunity to use the language, and to enhance understanding of the Chinese language and culture among students and others in Nebraska, a Chinese Speech Competition will be held by the Confucius Institute at UNL. The competition will beld on Sunday, October 4th from 9am - 12pm in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center on the UNL City Campus.
Calligraphy lessons. Dance classes. Mid-autumn festival celebrations. Lion dances. New Year celebrations. Language lessons. Culture studies. Ancient dynasties. These are all things students who study at the Confucius Institute learn and experience at the weekly classes held on the campuses of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and Omaha. Class flyers for Lincoln and
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.
April 2015 HSK Test Results
May 2015 Cooking Class
Hunan cuisine, originated from Hunan province in China, is quite popular in Chinese restaurants and well-known for its spicy flavor. Hunan beef is stir-fried beef strips with vegetables and chili pepper or chili sauce.
Wonton Soup is a Chinese appetizer loved by many restaurant-goers. Most restaurants serve pork wonton soup. In our class, we will make pork wonton and a home-style chicken wonton, which has a delicate flavor. Wonton can be a main course or a side dish if it is cooked differently. We will explore the different cooking methods with participants.