CACF 2015

CIUM is hosting its second Chinese Arts and Culture Festival in the fall 2015. Stay tuned for more information.

Electric Shadows

Join us in CIUM's premiere film screening of "The Golden Era 黄金时代 (2014)" on September 22, 2015 at the Michigan Theatre.

Symposium and Concert

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

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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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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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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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Painting Exhibition 3.1-3.31

Selected from Professor Chen Hao's Ann Arbor Collection, twelve traditional Chinese paintings in this exhibition showcase his traditional Chinese painting techniques and familiar scenes of the U-M Ann Arbor campus.

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News and Announcements

Fall 2015 Events

CIUM continues to offer a variety of intellectual and cultural events during the academic year: lectures, painting exhibitions, concerts, performances, and more. Please check out the fall 2015 event list.

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CIUM offers Taiji ( Tai Chi ) Workshop in the fall 2015!

The workshop will teach the 24 forms of Taiji that enables beginners, old and young, to concentrate on and appreciate the essential principles of Taiji Quan. The workshop registration will be available soon.

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CIUM's 2009 - 2014 in Review is now available online!

From its inception in 2009, the Confucius Institute at the University of Michigan has been active in bringing outstanding examples of Chinese arts and culture to U-M. This special edition is to showcase CIUM's highlights of the last five years.

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Congratulations to the winners of the Chinese New Year raffle!

The winners are Ryan Sanii, Hosin Vatan, Kefei Liu, Xin Zhou, and Kangliang Yu. The winners get two VIP tickets to "BEIJING OPERA" on March 1 at Music Hall Detroit. Please contact our office 734.764.0818 to claim your prize NOW!

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Upcoming Events

Sep 18
2015

Experiencing War in Seventeenth Century China

Featuring: Ken Swope, Professor, University of Southern Mississippi
Time: 4 pm
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League

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Sep 23
2015

Non-Deductive Argumentation in Classical Chinese Philosophy

Featuring: Paul R. Goldin, Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Time: 12 pm
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League
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Sep 24
2015

Edges, Boundaries and Sliding Scales of Tradition

Featuring: Amy Chavasse, Associate Professor of Dance, U-M
Time: 12 pm
Venue: Vandenberg Room, Michigan League
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