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2018 Spring Community Chinese Classes

Spring term 2018 classes will start on February 5 and run through April 19 (no classes the week of March 12-16). Registration is currently open. Learn more about our course offerings here.

Register Today for China Day 2018

Join us for China Day 2018 on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Ted Mann Concert Hall. This year, the focus will be on Chinese social media, and feature Chinese online personality Jessica Beinecke on "How I became a social media sensation in China." (Read more)


2017 Confucius Institute Day: A Window on China

In celebration of Global Confucius Institute Day, CIUMN hosted a Chinese painting and calligraphy exhibit on September 21 at the McNamara Alumni Center. A Window on China featured works by painter, Daiping Xiong, and calligrapher, Jin We. Both artists traveled to the U.S. from China to showcase their exhibit, which included pieces made especially for this exhibit. Before coming to Minnesota, both artists showcased their works to audiences in Alabama and Arkansas.

In addition to time dedicated for visitors to view the gallery, visitors also had the opportunity to converse with artists about their works, enjoy a reception, and listen to a lecture in Chinese while both artists demonstrated painting and calligraphy. The night ended with two lucky winners taking home art pieces created during the lecure and demonstration. One of the giveaways was a beautiful ink painting of Minnesota. More about the exhibit program and artists here.


New Hours for the CIRC

The Confucius Institute Resource Center will have new hours beginning the week of November 20, 2017 until the week of February 5, 2018.

The new hours will be Monday-Friday, 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm. No evening hours.

China Day 2018

Join us for China Day 2018 on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Ted Mann Concert Call.(Read more)

Details to be announced soon!
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Resource Center Hours

Mon.-Fri. 8:00-Noon, 1:00-4:30 p.m.
No evening hours.