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. Stay tuned for more details.

Art Exhibition at Work Gallery

October 9, 2014 - Director Joseph Lam with the local high school students who visited the art exhibition "Pan Gongkai:Melt."

CACF Day 4

In China Now: Chinese Folk-American Bluegrass Concert on 9.27.2014 at the Mendelssohn Theatre. Click "Learn More" for the concert video clip.

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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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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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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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Meishi 美食

The CIUM's popular cooking class series "Meishi (美食)" is now offered at two different locations in the central campus: Mosher-Jordan Hall and North Quad. If you are a U-M undergraduate student and interested in experiencing Chinese gourmet cooking, please contact the CIUM office.

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News and Announcements

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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Lecture Postponed

Professor Robert Adam's lecture "Augmented Landscapes and of Mobility: Beijing Bodies and Things" has been postponed. The lecture will be rescheduled, and its updated information will be posted soon.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 23

Theatre, Nightlife, and Literary Adventure in Nineteenth- Century Beijing

Featuring: Professors Wu Cuncun and Mark Stevenson
Time: 2 - 6 pm
Venue: Anderson D, Michigan Union, 530 S. State St.
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Jan 28

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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Jan 31

Folk Song Singing and Music Composition in 21st Century China

Featuring: Dr. Zhao Fang, Dean and Professor of Music Composition, School of Arts and Music, Renmin University
Time: 4 - 5:30 PM
Venue: Pendleton Room, Michigan Union
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