Events

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 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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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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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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November Chinese Cooking Class

Chinese Cooking Class 2015 #8

 Firecracker Shrimp &

Kung Pao Triple Delight

As the holiday season is coming soon, Firecracker Shrimp will be a perfect dish or finger food for your party. Be sure to make a big batch – they will disappear quickly! It is relatively easy to make. After our demonstration, you will be able to make them in class and at home.

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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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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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