Chinese New Year 2015

The 2015 Chinese New Year is February 19, 2015. CIUM will celebrate this festive time of the year with a Chinese music concert and a reception on Saturday, February 21.

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Global Harmonies

7 pm, March 10 @ Hill Auditorium: "Global Harmonies: A Concert of American, Chinese and European Orchestral Music" featuring the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Symphony Orchestra

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Contemporary Art Exhibition

Pan Gongkai: Melt (潘公凯:融), a large-scale video installation on view at Work • Ann Arbor ( 9.12-10.11)

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New Sounds of Ancient Music

Presented by Music Masters Ensemble from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, "New Sounds of Ancient Music" presented original compositions for traditional Chinese musical instruments, depicting three famous Chinese stories from over 1000 years ago. Click "Learn More" for the concert video clip.

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Symposium and Concert

Co-sponsored by the Center for World Performance Studies, "Lasting Echoes: Musical Exchanges between China and India" will be held on February 13, 2015.

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About CIUM

The Confucius Institute at the University of Michigan (CIUM) celebrates its 5th anniversary this year. To watch the recently produced CIUM video, click "Learn More" below.

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News and Announcements

DEADLINE: Feb 12, 2015 - CCSP Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship

The Confucius China Studies Program Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship provides generous funding and support for qualified U.S. and international (non-Chinese) students who wish to pursue their doctoral research in China. Funding awards range from six months to two years.

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September 24-27, 2014 : Chinese Arts and Culture Festival

Mark your calendar for the 4-day celebration of Chinese Arts and Culture in September 2014!

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Bring your lawn chairs! The Concert is still on at 2 pm, June 8, 2014!

CIUM hosts an outdoor musical performance at 2 pm, June 8, 2014 in the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden.

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The UpstART Festival - March 31 - April 3, 2014

Over a four day period, the inaugural UpstART Festival hosts exhibitions, lectures, and performances by student artists, and distinguished alumni and faculty of U-M.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 28
2015

The Literary Adventures of Silver in Early Modern China

Featuring: S.E. Kile, Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, U-M
Time: 12 p.m.
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League (3rd floor) (map)
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Feb 04
2015

Tang Dynasty Poetry for a Smartphone Age

Featuring: David Porter, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, U-M
Time: 12 p.m.
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League
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Feb 08
2015

East Meets East: A Concert of Traditional East Asian Music

Featuring: Kyoung Sun Cho, Seungmi Suh, and Liu Yuening
Time: 3:30 - 5 pm
Venue: University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) Helmut Stern Auditorium, 525 S. State St, Ann Arbor
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