Celebrate the Year of Rooster with the UDCI

Celebrate the Chinese New Year, aka Spring Festival, with the Confucius Institute (UDCI) this year! The UDCI is collaborating with several local institution and organizations to present several events to celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Mark the calendar:

  • The Greater Dover Chinese Cultural Festival
    Date: Sunday Jan. 29, 2017
    Time: 1:00-3:00pm Culture Activities; 3:00-5:00pm Stage Performances
    Location: Education and Humanities Building Theatre on Delaware State University campus
    Free event, open to public.
  • Delaware Chinese New Year Celebration
    Date: Saturday Feb. 4, 2017
    Time: 2:00-4:00pm
    Location: John Dickinson High School Auditorium, 1801 Milltown Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808
    Free event, open to public.
  • Chinese New Year at Osher
    Date: Thursday Feb. 9, 2017
    Time: 11:50am-12:20pm
    Location: UD Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Lobby, 2700 Pennsylvania Ave, Wilmington, DE 19806
    Free event, open to public.
  • UD Spring Festival Gala
    Date: Saturday Feb. 18, 2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Mitchell Hall on UD campus
    Open to public. Tickets are now available online at https://udcssa.ticketleap.com/newyear/. Prices vary from $5.99 to $12.99 per person. An online booking processing fee may apply. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

Spring 2017 Chinese Classes Now Open for Registration

Please note a change of class locations below. (2/7/17)

The Confucius Institute will continue offering Chinese language and culture classes to all UD affiliated faculty, professionals, staff and their spouses as well as alumni in Spring 2017. Non-credit classes or activities are open to the general public. Children under the age of 18 are not eligible to participate in this program unless specified otherwise.

Due to popular demand, the Chinese Calligraphy and Painting class will be offered in two sessions focusing on different painting genres on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

All classes and activities are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.
Please complete this on-line registration form.

Class size is limited to 20 people; registration will take place on a first-come, first-served basis. The Confucius Institute reserves the right to cancel any classes due to student shortage.

Confucius Institute Class Schedule – Spring 2017

  • ccChinese Corner
    Mondays 
    from February 13 to May 15  for 13 weeks.
    (Class does not meet on March 27 due to spring recess.)
    Open to the general public. All are welcome.
    Time: 5:15-6:15 PM
    Location: Conference Room at the CI building
    121 E Delaware Avenue, Newark, DE 19711
    Instructor: Ms. Tingting Li
  • Chinese Level 1 for faculty/staff/alumni
    Tuesdays from February 14 to May 9  for 12 weeks.
    (Class does not meet on March 28 due to spring recess.)
    Time:  5:15- 6:30 PM
    Classroom:  MEM 107
    Instructor: Mr. Libao Xia
  • Chinese Level 2 for faculty/staff/alumni
    Wednesdays from February 15 to May 10  for 12 weeks.
    (Class does not meet on March 29 due to spring recess.)
    Time:  5:15- 6:30 PM
    Classroom:  MEM 126
    Instructor: Mr. Libao Xia
  • meiChinese Calligraphy and Painting
    Open to the general public. All are welcome.
    Session A (Landscape):
    Tuesdays
    from February 14 to May 9 for 12 weeks.
    (Class does not meet on March 28 due to spring recess.)
    Time: 5:15- 6:30 PM
    Classroom: GOR 223 (new location)
    Instructor: Ms. Fang Guo

    Session B (Flowers & Birds):
    Thursdays 
    from February 16 to May 11  for 12 weeks.
    (Class does not meet on March 30 due to spring recess.)
    Time:  5:15- 6:30 PM
    Classroom:  MEM 048 (new location)
    Instructor: Ms. Fang Guo
  • Chinese Movie Club
    Open to the general public. All are welcome.
    Every other Thursdaysfrom February 23 to May 11  for 6 sessions.
    Time: 5:00-7:00 PM
    Location: Conference Room at the CI building
    121 E Delaware Avenue, Newark, DE 19711
    Instructor: Ms. Li Liu

 

Chinese Classes and Activities Schedule – Fall 2016

In Fall 2016, the Confucius Institute will continue offering Chinese language and culture classes to all UD affiliated faculty, professionals, staff and their spouses as well as alumni. Non-credit classes or activities are open to the general public. Children under the age of 18 are not eligible to participate in this program unless specified otherwise.

Introducing a new “Chinese Calligraphy and Painting” class. Calligraphy and painting are closely related. The instructor Ms. Fang Guo has been practicing both calligraphy and painting for more than ten years. Now take the chance to learn this authentic ancient Chinese art forms that still thrive today.

All classes and activities are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.
Please complete this on-line registration form.

Class size is limited to 20 people; registration will take place on a first-come, first-served basis. The Confucius Institute reserves the right to cancel any classes due to student shortage. Questions? Email confucius@udel.edu or call 302-831-7188, 302-831-7190.

Confucius Institute Class Schedule – Fall 2016

  • Chinese Corner
    Mondays from September 12 to December 5  for 13 weeks.
    Open to the general public. All are welcome.
    Time: 5:15-6:15 PM
    Location: Conference Room at the CI building
    121 E Delaware Avenue, Newark, DE 19711
    Instructor: Ms. Tingting Li
  • Chinese Level 1 for faculty/staff/alumni
    Tuesdays
     from September 6 to November 29  for 11 weeks.
    (Class does not meet on Nov.8 and Nov.22.)
    Time:  5:15- 6:30 PM
    Classroom: Gore Hall (GOR) 114
    Instructor: Ms. Fang Guo
  • Chinese Level 2 for faculty/staff/alumni
    Wednesdays
     from September 7 to November 16  for 11 weeks.
    Time:  5:15- 6:30 PM
    Classroom: Gore Hall (GOR) 114
    Instructor: Ms. Fang Guo
  • New! Chinese Calligraphy and Painting
    Open to the general public. All are welcome. 
    Thursdays
     from September 8 to December 1  for 12 weeks.
    (Class does not meet on November 24 due to Thanksgiving Holiday)
    Time:  5:15- 6:30 PM
    Classroom: Memorial Hall 125
    Instructor: Ms. Fang Guo
  • Chinese Movie Club
    Open to the general public. All are welcome.
    Every other Thursdays from September 8 to December 8  for 7 sessions.
    Time: 5:00-7:00 PM
    Location: Conference Room at the CI building
    121 E Delaware Avenue, Newark, DE 19711
    Instructor: Ms. Tingting Li