Events

Confucius Cooking Class

Monday, April 2nd, 6:00-7:30 pm

206 Leverton Hall on UNL East Campus

The Confucius Chinese Cooking Class will be featuring Walnut Shrimp and Chicken/Pork Fried Noodles.  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 starts now. 

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China in the Classroom

For Nebraskan Teachers:

China in the Classroom seminar for Nebraskan social studies and history teachers

April 28, 2018 in Lincoln

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2018 Chinese Speech Competition and Character-bee

April 7, 2018 1:00 PM at the Omaha South Magnet High School auditorium

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The Music of Strangers

March 1, 2018 7:00 PM at the Ross Theater

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Happy Chinese New Year!

The Confucius Institute wishes everyone a Happy Chinese New Year! As we welcome the arrival of a new spring, we hope this year will bring joy and prosperity.

In observance of the holiday, there will be no classes on January 28th through February 1st. Classes will resume according to the normal scheduel on February 2nd.

孔子学院的人员祝贺各位新年快乐!迎欢新春,恭喜发财。

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Class Cancellation

Class Cancellation

Due to inclement weather, there will be no Confucius Institute Chinese classes today, January 17, 2017. Chinese 101 and 102 will resume as normal next week and will be made up if necissary at the end of the semester.

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Previous Confucius Institute tour photo
2015 Nebraska Officials' and Educators' China Culture Tour

UNL Confucius Institute will lead a group of Nebraska educational administrators and government representatives on a Chinese language and culture tour in China June 7-20, 2015. This tour is sponsored by a Chinese Bridge Fund from Hanban (The Office of Chinese Language Council International), a branch of Chinese Ministry of Education; Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), and UNL Confucius Institute.

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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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Rotunda Gallery Opens Chinese Landscape Photography Exhibit

 September 22, 2014
A Chinese photography exhibition was opened in the Nebraska Union Rotunda Gallery. The exhibit focuses on landscape photography from Wang Dajun, a renowned contemporary Chinese photographer. It will run until Sept. 26, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Midlands Voices: Nebraska's Connections to China Increasingly Important

August 5, 2014
By John Gale

The writer is Nebraska’s Secretary of State.

I recently returned from a two-week visit to the People’s Republic of China. It was my second visit to that country in four years.

Both trips were organized by the Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Xi’an Jiaotong University. The delegation from Nebraska, which I accompanied, traveled from Beijing to Xi’an and then to Shanghai.

Comparing both trips, I could see what has changed in four years and what has stayed the same.

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