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Peking opera dance by visiting Xuzhou Normal University (XNU)
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The USF Confucius Institute is a partnership between USF and Qingdao University. It is one of over 400 Confucius Institutes worldwide. USF is the first university in Florida and the first major public research university in the Southeastern United States to establish a Confucius Institute in early 2008.

The USF Confucius Institute provides

    • Academic support to the USF Chinese language program and other related disciplines;
    • Community engagement in Tampa Bay to promote cross-cultural understanding through cultural performance and CI Lectures;
    • Outreach to K-12 schools to improve and expand Chinese language programs; and
    • Help to create a statewide network on educational initiatives related to Chinese language, tourism, trade, and sustainable healthy communities.



News

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CI Lecture – Working towards World Peace: A General’s Story about U.S.-China Relations
September 30, 2014

On September 19, 2014 from 4pm to 5pm, General Bernard Loeffke delivered a public lecture on “China: Friend or Enemy? A General’s Story” to the USF and community members at Patel Center Auditorium. Read More


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Another Success for the 2014 Mid-Autumn Festival
September 29, 2014

On September 19, from around 7pm to 9pm, the USF Confucius Institute, in collaboration with its co-sponsors – Chinese Students & Scholars Association, Chinese Culture & Language Club, Department of World Languages, INTO USF, Project Pengyou, and USF World, held its annual celebration of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival at the MSC Ballroom. Read More


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Celebrate International Education Week 2014 with USF World
September 16, 2014

A joint initiative between the Department of Education and U.S. Department of State, International Education Week (IEW) is celebrated in more than 100 countries across the globe. Read More


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