Wonderful Chinese Dance Night

On September 30, 2015, CI@UT hosted Chinese Dance Night in the I-House Community Room. In attendance were UT students and community members. Attendees learned about traditional and modern Chinese dances as well as the history and culture behind them.

We do know about China!

On October 9, 2015, CI@UT hosted “Get to Know China” Trivia Night in the I-House Great Room. UT students and community members competed for various prizes and showed their knowledge of Chinese history, culture and literature. Chinese language student, Jason Cowan, took home […]

Etiquette in eating!

On October 13, 2015, CI@UT hosted the Etiquette of Eating Chinese and Western Meals in the I-House Great Room. A diverse group of students as well as members of the Knoxville community learned the formal etiquette practices and China and the West. Etiquette topics covered correct silverware […]

Welcome back, my friends! – 2015 New Academic Year Reception

On August 21, 2015, CI@UT hosted its annual New Academic Year Welcome Reception. In attendance were UT students, faculty, staff and administrators as well as local community supporters. They learned the programs and activities offered by CI@UT and enjoyed performances from […]

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Happy Moon Festival

On Friday, September 18th, the Confucius Institute hosted its annual Moon Festival on Pellissippi State Community College’s Hardin Valley campus. Over two hundred guests were in attendance to celebrate this traditional festival held on the 15th day of the eight […]

Chinese Tea Talks

Starting from Jan. 26, Ms. Paige Scrivener, CI@UT Student Ambassador, hosted “Chinese Tea Talks” every Monday throughout the 2015 Spring semester at UT Black Cultural Center.  Students practiced Chinese language and learned Chinese culture with native Chinese-speaking students.  CI@UT also […]

2nd Chinese Karaoke Contest

CI@UT and UT Chinese Culture Club co-sponsored the 2nd Chinese Karaoke Contest on April 13, 2015.  Students from UT and Pellissippi State Community College participated in this contest and delivered wonderful performances.  This singing contest offered a fun environment of […]

Chinese Game Night

“Chinese Game Night”, planned by CI@UT Student Ambassador, was hosted by CI@UT on March 10, 2015.  People from UT and the local community came to learn popular Chinese games such as Xiangqi (Chinese Chess), Weiqi (Go), Chinese Checkers, and Mahjong.

2015 Chinese Culture Night

The CI@UT and the International House co-hosted the “Chinese Culture Night” on March 4, 2015.  Dr. Suzanne Wright from UT School of Arts gave a presentation about Woodblock-printed Playing Cards for Drinking Games.  Ms. Hope Hixson who is teaching ESL […]