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7mar7:00 pm- 9:30 pmWorkshop: Chinese Musical InstrumentsWorkshop with Master Musicians from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music
7mar - 10mar 77:05 pmmar 10Musical Exchanges: Shanghai and Ann ArborFeaturing Master Musicians from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music
8mar12:00 pm- 1:00 pmSpectacular, Spectacular: Large-Scale Performance in Contemporary ChinaLecture by Tarryn Li-Min Chun, LRCCS Postdoctoral Fellow
8mar7:00 pm- 8:30 pmChinese Instrumental Music: Traditional and Neo-traditionalReservation Closed
9mar8:00 pm- 9:30 pmContemporary Chamber Music from Shanghai and Ann ArborConcert by SMTD students and faculty
10mar4:00 pm- 7:30 pmLectures by Professors YANG Yangdi & ZHAO Weiping on Chinese Music CompositionFeaturing SMTD students and faculty and master Musicians from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music
15mar12:00 pm- 1:20 pmCharm of Peony PavilionLecture by Professor ZHAO Shanlin, East China Normal University
18mar1:00 pm- 4:10 pmChinese Calligraphy Workshop #4Please register today!
29mar12:00 pm- 1:20 pmJourneys between the Chinese Traditional and Contemporary ArtsLecture by Danny Yung, Artistic Director of Zuni Icosahedron
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3.27.2017 WANG Chong’s Lecture and Film Screening Canceled

Notice: Due to travel conflicts, Director WANG Chong from Beijing won’t be able to travel to Ann Arbor this April. Consequently, his lecture on “Is Theater Dead?” and the screening of “The Warfare of Landmine […]

Learning Tea Artistry with SHENG Xiwen

CIUM offers Tea Artistry Workshop 3 times in the winter 2017. Each workshop will last 90 minutes, and you will get to taste a variety of high quality Chinese teas and learn about Chinese tea culture […]

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The Confucius Institute publishes an annual newsletter which showcases the educational opportunities, performing arts, and other cultural events at the University of Michigan in an effort to promote informed and creative dialog between students, faculty, artists, and community members.

2015-2016 in Review

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 newsletter is to showcase CIUM’s highlights of the academic year 2015-2016.

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