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The Israelite Samaritan Today: Past, Present and Looking to the Future

Speaker Benyamim (Benny) Tsedaka recently published "The Israelite Samaritan Version of the Torah: First English Translation Compared with the Masoretic Version" with Eerdmans Publishing. His talk will be on December 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the UKAA Auditorium at William T. Young Library.

Bollywood Night

Celebrate Bollywood culture with music, dancing, food and a performance by an Ishaara group. A henna station and photo booth will also be available for students. This free event takes place at the Student Center Grand Ballroom on Thursday, November 20 from 6-8 p.m.

Dancing at Lughnasa

This event takes place on October 2-4 and October 9-11 at 7:30 p.m., and on October 5 and October 12 at 2 p.m. This Tony Award-winning drama tells of the narrator Michael Evans' childhood in Ballybeg, Ireland, raised by his young mother and her four sisters. He recalls the unexpected visit from his father in summer 1936 and days full of Irish folk music and dance in their small cottage. Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for the general public.

#TrendingTopics: Immigration Reform

This free event will discuss the level of responsibility that the United States has in providing opportunities to immigrants. Come participate in an interactive debate about immigration reform. Attendees will haev the chance to ask questions and share their opinions through social media, so be sure to bring your smartphone.

The discussion will take place on Tuesday, September 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Student Center Theater.

Global Design


GLOBAL DESIGN SHOWCASE: Tuesday, October 7  
10:00 to 2:00  Niles Gallery  (Lucille Caudill Fine Arts Library) - Free food!

In partnership with various academic departments, UK Education Abroad has developed a unique portfolio of programs that enable students to further their studies in some of the world's best centers for design.  The Global Design collaboration is made possible in part by the following University of Kentucky departments:

Hanfu Fashion, Dance and Ancient Music Show

HanFu Costumes through the Chinese Dynasties
A Celebration of Confucius Institute Day

7:30pm Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
Singletary Center, Recital Hall

Hanfu, the traditional clothing of the Han Chinese ethnic group, has an immense history , spanning 4000 years - from the legendary Yellow Emperor all the way to the end of the Ming Dynasty. The Confucius Institute at UK, together with Mu Dan Hong proudly shares with the Bluegrass community the fashion, technology and elegance of this ancient Chinese apparel.

UKCI Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition held successfully

     In August and September of 2014, UKCI held our 4th 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 6th. We received 242 artwork submissions and 16 essays from 4 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 5 high schools and 2 Chinese schools. Submissions were divided into three groups: elementary school, middle school and high school.

Confucius Institute Day

In celebration of the work being done at Confucius Institutes across the globe, the Office of Chinese Language Council International (colloquially known as the Hanban) and the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) present Confucius Institute Day. The events include a showcase of Han fashion, dance and ancient music, beginning 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall.

EA Scholarship Workshop

On Tuesday, September 23 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. UK Education Abroad will host its Scholarship Workshop in the Hub of William T. Young Library. 


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