Events

Dr. Yanjie Bian
Confucius Institute Lecture Series

Dr. Yanjie Bian, Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science at Xi'an Jiaton University and Professor of Sociology at University of Minnesota will present, "Social Functions of Drinking and Eating Networks: A Comparison of China, Japan, and Korea."

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2015 Chinese Culture Festival


Confucius Institute is hosting the 2015 Chinese Culture Festival.  Most events are FREE!!  Come out and enjoy as many as you can!
September 14 10:30 - 12:00  Guest lecturer Dr. Yenbo Wu "Cross-Culture Understanding and Communication in the Chinese Context" Great Plains Room, East Campus Union, Reception to Follow
September 20  2:00 pm         OCCA Youth Chinese Talent Contest - Rules & details at www.omahachinese.net

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Students at China summer camp
American High School Students Summer Bridge Camp in China

Confucius Institute will host up to 30 students from the Nebraska public schools on a Chinese Summer Bridge Camp to be held July 16-31, 2015.  The students will deepen their understanding of China and Chinese customs by participating in classes and other activities and visit many historical and cultural sites.  Up to 700 American students will travel to China to take part in this important summer camp.

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Great Wall of China
SCC Chinese Class

The Humanities Program at Southeast Community College in collaboration with the Confucius Institute at UNL will be offering Beginning Chinese classes at the SCC downtown site. Dr. Xiaoning Zhang, a visiting scholar from Xi’an Polytechnic University, will be teaching these classes. Registration is now open for CHIN-1010-ES31 (Beginning Chinese I). For additional information contact abaron@southeast.edu or call Dr. Barón at 402.323.3451

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from the Confucius Institute.

孔子学院祝大家节日快乐万事如意。

The Confucius Institute will be closed from December 24 to January 3.

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Register for Spring 2017 Chinese Language Classes

The Confucius Institute offers low-cost Chinese language classes to the community in Lincoln and Omaha for both adults and children with levels varying from beginer to advanced.

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Chinese Culture and Language Classes

BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY OFFERS TWO CHINESE LANGUAGE & CULTURE CLASSES

Bellevue University, in association with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Confucius Institute, offers two non-credit Chinese culture and Mandarin language courses. Each course offers an interactive classroom environment designed for individuals who wish to do business with, travel to, or simply learn more about China. 

BEGINNING CHINESE CULTURE & LANGUAGE
WEDNESDAYS FROM 5:15 - 6:45 PM
DECEMBER 2 - MARCH 5, 2016

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Guqin
Chinese Music, Education and Scholarship Opportunities

Enjoy UNLCI’s Chinese Music Instructor playing the guqin, the most classical Chinese instrument. Learn about Chinese higher education and scholarships available to students who wish to explore and study in China. Sponsored by UNL Confucius Institute
2:30 PM - 3:50 PM, JGMC, Ubuntu Room

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Chinese Language Demonstration

Is Chinese really as hard to learn as it may seem? Learning to recognize the Chinese characters is easier than you may think! Did you know that Chinese has a phonetic system with sounds similar to English and that the shape of many basic characters are like pictures of the object? We invite you to experience the fun of learning Chinese, the language spoken by almost 25% of the world’s population. Sponsored by UNL Confucius Institute and UNL Globetrotters.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Nebraska Union, Colonial Room

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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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