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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 staff will lead activities related to Chinese language, painting, calligraphy, music, Kongfu and Taiji, among many others. Catering will also be provided free of charge, so please join us for the festivities this weekend! Additional details available on the attached poster. 


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 the William T. Young Library Auditorium. Dr. Clark is the Edward B. Lindaman Endowed Chair in Chinese History at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington.

2015 Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition

Welcome to the fifth moon festival art work & essay  competition presented by Confucius Institute. please hit the link below for the application form and fill out it online.

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.

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 culture.  It is the intention of this series to give a better understanding of how China came to be today.  By showing both films and documentaries, we hope to present multiple perspectives about China.  The films are screened on Thursdays at 7pm at Worsham Theater in the Student C

Arabic Poetry Reading with Lisa Suhair Majaj

Date: 04/07/2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: UKAA Auditorium @ W.T. Young Library
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): Lisa Suhair Majaj

Geographies of Light: Palestinian American Reflections

Rast-Holbrook Seminar

Date: 01/29/2015 - 4:00pm
Location: 303 Sloane
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): Dr. Adam Milewski & Dr. Neda Zawahri

4:00-4:25 Dr. Adam Milewski, Assistant Professor of Geology, University of Georgia, "The Past, Present, and Future of Water Resources in the Middle East and North Africa Region"


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