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National Security Language Initiative for Youth

For the third year, the Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota is implementing a summer NSLI-Y program, a 6-week summer intensive Mandarin language program in Shanghai. This year’s group includes 25 students from 18 states across the U.S. Learn more and read weekly updates from the group.

Inaugural Minnesota Chinese Speech Contest

Chinese language learners from throughout the state gathered at the University of Minnesota for the first annual Minnesota Chinese Speech Contest on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The full-day program included a keynote speech by Michael Everson, Professor Emeritus from the University of Iowa, separate speech competitions for 15 distinct levels of Chinese language learners, a talent show for high school contestants, and several award ceremonies. Read more!


Chinese Language Cafe

Date: August 24, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Learn more and RSVP here!

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