Confucius Institute

Confucius Institute hosts Asian food tasting Nov. 3

Come enjoy the culinary delights of Asia at the Confucius Institute’s Bite of Asia tasting event, which will be held Friday, November 3, from 6-7:30 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre. Free and open to the public.

Confucius Institute celebrates 10 years at the UI

On an average weekday at 7:30 in the morning, most high school students are just waking up and getting ready for their upcoming classes. Others, like Nina Elkadi, are already at their desks, pencils poised over their papers, learning a brand new language.

UI Confucius Institute celebrates 10 year anniversary Feb. 17

The Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa is celebrating 10 years of collaborative programming between the University of Iowa, Iowa communities, East China Normal University and the Chinese Ministry of Education. Programs offered by the Confucius Institute serve to enhance and enrich language learning, cultural exchange and teacher education through classes, outreach and research.

Confucius Institute hosts Asian Cook-Off Nov. 4

Come enjoy the culinary delights of Asia at the Confucius Institute’s Asian Cook-Off. The event, which will be held Friday, November 4, from 6-8 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre, is free and open to the public.

Learn Chinese calligraphy at free class, October 4

The Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa will offer a free calligraphy workshop for community members Tuesday, October 4, 2016, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Room 1117 University Capitol Centre on the UI campus. 

Confucius Institute to host symposium on linguistics, April 22-23

The Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa will host a symposium on April 22 and 23 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the University Capitol Centre. This event will serve as a platform for researchers on Chinese applied linguistics around the world to generate ideas, cross disciplinary boundaries, and disseminate research about issues and concerns in the learning and teaching of Chinese as a non-primary language (including heritage language learning) across different acquisition stages in different settings. Topics will include Chinese as a second language processes and development, data-driven pedagogy and discourse analysis and grammar.

Confucius Institute offers free Taiji classes beginning Jan. 5

Interested in learning Taiji? Join the Confucius Institute for a free, five-week class! Learn how to enhance your overall health through increased flexibility, relaxation, and stress control. Practice fundamental Taiji movements under the instruction of Haiming Chen, an experienced Taiji trainer who has led classes in China, Japan, and the U.S. for more than 20 years.

UI Confucius Institute to offer Chinese language courses spring 2016

Ever wanted to learn Chinese? Now's your chance! Students, adults, and children of any language level are invited to sign up for a variety of community courses with the UI Confucius Institute during the 2015-16 academic year.

Celebrate the 2015 Chinese Moon Festival, Oct. 2

What better way to kick off the weekend than with a little traditional Chinese culture? Join us for a night of beautiful Chinese folk songs, classic excerpts from Beijing Opera and Sichuan Opera, a Chinese magician and more as the Confucius Institute presents “Amazing China”!

UI Confucius Institute offers Chinese language classes fall 2015

Have you ever wanted to learn Chinese? Make this the year you get started! Students, adults, and children of any language level are invited to sign up for a variety of Chinese classes with the UI Confucius Institute during the 2015-16 academic year.

Learn Chinese calligraphy at free class, Apr 8

The Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa will offer a free calligraphy workshop for community members Wednesday, April 8, 2015, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Room 1117 University Capitol Centre on the UI campus.

Asian Cook-Off includes free tasting Jan. 30

Come enjoy the culinary delights of Asia at the Confucius Institute’s Asian Cook-Off. The event, which will be held Friday, January 30, from 6-8 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre, is free and open to the public.