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'East Meets West' in Fashion

The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute brings together two worlds of style at "East Meets West: Fashion, Dance and Music."

UK Faculty Explore New EA Opportunities in China

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute and UK Education Abroad recently collaborated to offer a programming site visit to China.

My Map is Better than Yours: Competitive Cartography in China/Japan Territorial Dispute over Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands in East China Sea

 

This event is sponsored by the Confucius Institute, Department of Geography, International Studies and Japan Study Program, and China Program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
Location: 
201 White Hall Classroom Building

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

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 the Arts Recital Hall.

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. Harton positive and negative dynamics of China-U.S. relations.

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 Yellow Emperor to the end of the Ming Dynasty. Chinese zither music will accompany performances along with Chinese calligraphy, painting, and tea ceremony demonstrations.
 
“My vision was to introduce an aesthetic that I knew could be appreciated universally. In a rapidly modernizing world where the consciousness and exchange of different fashions continues to increase, I found the opportunity to highlight one of the pre-eminent fashions of the old world - a uniquely thrilling challenge” said Ms. Zhou Qi, Designer and Producer of the Hanfu Show.
 
Winners of the “2014 UKCI China in My Lens Photo Contest” will be announced before the performance. Photographs were selected for cash prizes from those taken on the UK Chinese Studies Study Abroad trip and on UKCI Summer trips, including the UKCI Short-term Faculty Trip, Educator Trip, High School Students’ Trip, and the UK Jazz Ensemble and Volleyball Trips. Winners will receive awards from $50 to $800.
 
The event is presented by the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute and the Mu Dan Hong Dance Troupe.

Date: 
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: 
Singletary Center Recital Hall

Scholars Speak on Chinese Capital in Africa, Female Heroin Dealers in Chinese Prisons

Chinese involvement in Africa and female drug dealers in Chinese prisons are the topics of this fall’s Distinguished Scholar Series, sponsored by the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute.

UK Confucius Institute Director Wins KWLA Award

This weekend, Huajing Maske, executive director of the Office of China Initiatives and director of the Confucius Institute at UK, will receive the Amici Linguarum Award given by the Kentucky World Language Association.

UK Delegation Teaches and Collaborates With Shanghai University

Last week, 15 UK faculty taught students at Shanghai University in China through the UK Confucius Institute’s “UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program.”

UK Delegation to Visit Shanghai University to Teach and Collaborate

Fifteen UK faculty members will teach students at Shanghai University in China for a week this summer through the UK Confucius Institute’s “UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program,” during the week of June 16-20.

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