P.O. Box 114
106 Peck Hall
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
A performance of martial art will be presented by Capital University of Physical Education and Sports, China.
Date: Monday, April 22nd
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: MTSU Murphy Center
Chinese artist, Mr. Liu Yong(刘泳), visited Murfreesboro in April, 2013. During his
visiting, Mr. Liu Yong gave Chinese painting lecture at MTSU, and visited local art
class, introducing the beauty of traditional Chinese painting.
Confucius Institute at MTSU presented a Chinese music and dance performance for The
Global Discourses in Women & Gender Studies, at April 4, 2013.
Our program included traditional dance: Jasmine Flower, Gu Zheng solo, Qi Pao show,Peking Opera: Drunken Beauty, and so on.
The Southeast Chinese Language Association (SECLA) serves as a forum for Confucius Institutes, Confucius Classrooms, and Chinese language educators to share experience, exchange ideas, and improve the practice and teaching pedagogy. This year's conference is hosted by Middle Tennessee State University and co-sponsored by seven Confucius Institutes in North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.
We cordially invite you to join us in the beautiful city of Murfreesboro, TN, on September 15th, 2012, to share, network, and innovate.
On Saturday, September 29, at Riverfront Park, our team, CIMTSU, together with 41 teams took the ride of their lives paddling on the Cumberland River in downtown Nashville. Thousands of spectators attended and enjoyed the fever of dragon boat racing with us.
This festival is much more than a great day on the water. It is being part of a community
that cares about tradition, water, the river, health and each other. During this intensive
racing, our members felt not only a connection to the racing, but also a bond to each
October 23- Ocean Heaven
A terminally ill aquarium worker attempts to find a suitable home for his 21- year- old autistic son before his death. This heart -warming relationship between both father and son (as well as the community around them) becomes closer as the story develops.
October 30- Break the Silence
A single mother struggles to educate and raise her hearing-impaired child after her taxi driver husband divorces her. Is her determination enough to survive the struggles of life in modern-day China?
A powerful and touching look at the compelling inner dynamics of a post-Cultural Revolution family in Beijing, and their struggle over 30 years to adjust to each other as the fabric, politics, and social mores of Chinese society rapidly change.
November 13-Still Life
A miner looks for his ex-wife and a nurse searches for her husband in an old town about to be torn down due to the construction of a dam over the Yangtze River. Though they find their loved ones, each couple has to decide what is worth salvaging in their lives.
Screenings begin promptly at 6 p.m. with discussion following. Discussion leader for
this series is Liu Jue , a Master's of Mass Communication candidate.
All screenings are in Mass Communication Room 103.
Attendance taken and reported to instructors upon request.
Sponsored by the College of Mass Communication and the Confucius Institute.
Dr. Bob Spires at 898-2217 or email@example.com
The Confucius Institute at 494-8696 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MURFREESBORO—MTSU's Confucius Institute and the MTSU School of Music will host "Song of Silk,"; a concert of songs, instruments, dance and Beijing opera, at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2, in T. Earl Hinton Music Hall in the Wright Music Building.
A production of the Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera at Binghamton University of Binghamton, N.Y., the performers will include faculty from Binghamton University and the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, as well as the Melody of Dragon Chinese Ensemble and the Amber Dance Troupe.
The production's title, "Song of Silk,"; conveys essential images of Chinese culture. Silk, a major Chinese product, is also emblematic of music with stringed instruments. The Silk Road, the ancient trade route between China and the West and Middle East, also is a metaphor for efforts to create a bridge between Chinese and Western cultures.
This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for admission.
To reserve tickets for pickup at the door, send an email to email@example.com. You also may obtain tickets by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Confucius
Institute, MTSU, 1301 E. Main Street, Peck Hall 106, Box 114, Murfreesboro, 37132.
For program brochure click here.
For more information, call the Confucius Institute at 615-494-8696.