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Confucius Institute Presents Lecture on Japanese Agrarian Immigration to China

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute will present a lecture on Japanese agrarian immigration in China presented by scholar and anthropologist Mariko Asano-Tamanoi as part of its Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series. The free public...

UK Confucius Institute Celebrates Three Years With Shanghai Talents

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) celebrates three years of collaborations with educational institutions in China at a free public concert on Nov. 7. The "3rd Anniversary Celebration Concert: Featuring the Shanghai University...

UKCI’s 3rd K-12 Chinese Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition held successfully

Picture Gallery     In September of 2013, UKCI held our 3rd K-12 Chinese Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition. We held the award ceremony as part of the Chinese Moon Festival evening party organized by the Chinese Association on September...

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Living Landscapes and the Art College of Inner Mongolia University

SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE SUNDAY, SEPT. 22 Global Contemporary Exhibitions Opening Receptions: 6pm, the Art Museum at UK and Tuska Center MONDAY, SEPT. 23 Costumes in Context: noon, Niles Gallery TUESDAY, SEPT. 24...

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2013 UKCI Artwork and Essay Competition

The UK Confucius Institute presents the Third Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition to celebrate the Traditional Chinese Moon Festival! Categories: Essay Artwork Levels: Elementary (grades 1 - 5) Middle & High (grades 6 - 12...

UK Prepares Students with 'China Literacy' for 21st Century World

As the University of Kentucky prepares its students to compete in a globalized world, it's crucial to provide students with what associate provost for international programs Susan Carvalho calls "China literacy." As the world's leading exporter...

Shanghai University Honors UK Journalism Professor

University of Kentucky journalism professor Buck Ryan was honored by Shanghai University at a teaching award ceremony after completing a two-week summer course sponsored by the Confucius Institute. Ryan, who is director of the Citizen Kentucky...

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UK Hosts Chinese High School Summer Camp

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute recently hosted a group of students from Xi’an Gaoxin No. 1 High School in Shanghai, China. The students were participants in an annual camp hosted by the UK Confucius Institute in which Chinese...

University of Kentucky Symphony wows Chinese audiences with American music

The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra returned to Lexington this week after a 14-day concert tour in China, where its performances received warm receptions. Skip Gray, director of the UK school of music, called the trip "a huge success...

Results of UKCI's 2013 K-12 Chinese Proficiency Competition

On May 18th, 2013, the UK Confucius Institute held its 2013 Chinese Proficiency Competition for K-12 Students at Tates Creek High School in Lexington, Kentucky. The competition took place as a part of the Lexington Chinese School’s Culture Fair....

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