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UK Confucius Institute Presents Symposium on Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 26, 2015) — A symposium this week at the University of Kentucky will explore the experience of Jewish Refugees in China, who fled east to escape Nazi persecution before and during World War II. "Taking in Strangers: Comparing...

UK Awarded Freeman Foundation Grant for Study of Arts, Culture of Inner Mongol

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 6, 2015) – The University of Kentucky's Office of China Initiatives and College of Fine Arts were recently awarded a Freeman Foundation grant, which will provide three faculty and 10 UK students with an opportunity to study the...

Hanfu Show

Photo Gallery On Saturday, February 7, at 7:30 p.m., the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and the Mu Dan Hong Dance Troupe, Lexington’s Chinese classic/folk dance group, presented a Chinese New Year celebration performance entitled...

Travel to Ancient China With UK Confucius Institute, Mu Dan Hong Dance Troupe

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 4, 2015) — Celebrate Chinese New Year in the Bluegrass with Hanfu fashion through the dynasties set to a program of Chinese music and dance beginning 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at University of Kentucky Singletary Center for...

Confucius Institute, Patterson School Welcome Speaker on China-U.S. Relations

University of Kentucky Confucius Institute and the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce will present a lecture by Craig A. Hart on positive and negative dynamics of China-U.S. relations. The talk, which will explore aspects of...

First PD Conference in 2015

UKCI held the first PD in 2015 on the UK campus on January 17. Dr. Huajing Maske, Director of UKCI, presented a speech entitled How to Celebrate the Chinese New Year to approximately 40 UKCI Chinese teachers and volunteer teachers. During this PD,...

The First Chinese Film Series Presented By The Late Night Film Series

The Late Night Film Series and The Department of Modern and Classical Languages have teamed up to present to students, faculty, and families our first Chinese Film Series.  This series focuses on a variety of films that reflect contemporary Chinese...

UK Confucius Institute and Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues Host Sino-U.S. Media Seminar

Photo Gallery LEXINGTON, KY. (Jan. 9, 2015) — The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute and the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the UK College of Communication and Information, along with the Community Edition of the...

Hanfu Fashion, Dance, and Ancient Music

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Hanfu Fashion, Dance, and Ancient Music Saturday, February 7 at the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall.   The fashion show features traditional clothing of the Han Chinese ethnic group from the legendary...

UK Confucius Institute Recognized for the Second Time as Confucius Institute of the Year

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) has received one of five 2014 Confucius Institute of the Year Awards in the U.S. and one of 15 among 470 institutes in the world at the ninth Confucius Institute Conference held Dec. 7, in...

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