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Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky is a center for Chinese language, culture, art and business. A gateway to China for the university and the Commonwealth, the Institute serves as a conduit for many of UK’s China initiatives, facilitating a range of China exchange programs across the campus and beyond.

UKCI Hosts Reception for Faculty Participants in Short-Term Teaching Program

Currently in its third year, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute short-term teaching program in China has grown to include four universities. The program enables UK and Chinese faculty to explore collaborative teaching and research...

UKCI Pleased to Present Martial Arts & Tai Chi Courses

University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) is pleased to offer community courses in Martial Arts and Tai Chi. Learn the Chinese art of self-defense using punches, kicks & blocks. Techniques emphasize physical discipline, respect for the...

UKCI & MCLLC Present Lecture by David Schaberg of UCLA

UKCI & MCLLC Present Lecture by David Schaberg of UCLA Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and UK Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures (MCLLC) in welcoming Professor David...

CI Day Connects Community to Chinese Culture

CI Day Connects Community to Chinese Culture Traditional Chinese music filled the air as performers sang and played a variety of instruments in celebration of Confucius Institute Day – Saturday, September 26, 2015. From 2:00 – 5:00 pm...

11/14: UKCI Presents "A Journey to Ancient Huangzhou"

11/14: UKCI Presents "A Journey to Ancient Huangzhou" Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) on November 14, 2015 for a performance entitled, "A Journey to Ancient Huangzhou," to be held at the Singletary Center for the Arts...

Shanghai University Troupe Celebration Performance

Shanghai University Troupe Celebration Performance  In celebration of the fifth anniversary of the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI), the Shanghai University Folk Music Troupe was invited to perform on October 3, 2015 at the...

UKCI Hosts Orientation for New K-12 Teachers of 2015

UKCI Hosts Orientation for New K-12 Teachers of 2015   University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) held the 2015 New Teachers’ Orientation at the Lexington Public Library from September 21 to 25. During this orientation, ten newly-arrived...

2015 UKCI Distinguished Scholar Lecture: 10/16!

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) in welcoming Dr. Robin R. Wang as the first speaker in the 2015 Distinguished Scholars Series. Her lecture, entitled Yinyang: The Way of Ways, and discussion will take place on...

9/26: UKCI Celebrates Confucius Institute Day!

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) for a celebration of Confucius Institute Day this Saturday, September 26 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at the corner of Cooper and University Drive. As a part of this celebration, UKCI teachers and...

Dr. A. E. Clark to Give Lecture on Oct. 1

Join the University of Kentucky Chinese Studies Program in welcoming Dr. Anthony E. Clark who will give a Visiting Scholar Lecture entitled, "A Culture of Resistance: Catholic Women and Social Reform in Republican China," on October 1 at 7:30 pm in...

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