Events

Admission is free
Chinese Movie Festival

A selection of Chinese films will be shown at The Ross during the 2015 Chinese Culture Festival. FREE ADMISSION. Complimentary popcorn will be provided for the October 2, 3, & 4 screenings. Sponsored by The Confucius Institute at The University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

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Kung Pao Pork
FREE Chinese Cooking Class

Chinese Cooking Class 2015 #6

*Free to UNL Faculty, Staff and Students

Chicken Chow Mein & Kung Pao Pork

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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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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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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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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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Guangzhou at dusk
Confucius Institute Lecture Series

Dr. Chuming Wang, President of Chinese Society of Second Language Research and Professor of English at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China, will be our guest lecturer on Thursday, November 5th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm in Othmer Hall Rm 105.   The presentation will be on Context and Language Transfer.   Please join us for a reception following the lecture.  All are invited to attend.

Sponsored by UNL Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education Sociology and UNL Confucius Institute.

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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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2016 Chinese Speech Competition

In order to stimulate enthusiasm and interest for learning Chinese and to provide learners of Chinese in the state of Nebraska an opportunity to use the language,  the Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will hold a Chinese Speech Competition open to all non-native learners of Chinese of all ages. This year there will be two competitions. In addition to the regular competition, we will also allow video submissions in a virtual competition. Video submissions will be judged separately from the regular competition held on November 5 at UNL.

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