The Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo (UBCI) is a collaborative effort of the University at Buffalo, the Office of the Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), and Capital Normal University in Beijing, one of UB's long-time partner institutions in China. Established in 2010 as part of an international network of over 300 Confucius Institutes worldwide, UBCI is dedicated to promoting the teaching of Chinese language and culture in Western New York and furthering the understanding of contemporary China.
The Encyclopedia or Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Professions and The Complete Library of the Four Branches: Comparisons and Connections
Xiaohua Chen, Professor of History and Director of the Historical Documents Seminar, Capital Normal University, Beijing
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
280 Park Hall, UB North Campus
Professor Chen has been visiting UB to broadern her understanding of Western scholarship on bibliographical studies in China and Europe in the high Qing period (18th century). She will present her chief findings in English and Chinese. To depend the discussion, attendees are invited to read her paper prior to the session. Sponsored by the UB Confucius Institute, Department of History, Asian Studies Program, and Humanities Institute.
Community Chinese Classes for Spring 2013
All classes are 6:00-8:00 pm at the Confucius Institute, Baldy Hall, UB North Campus
Chinese level 1A
Wednesdays, beginning January 29 (16 two-hour sessions)
Chinese level 1B
Mondays, beginning January 27 (16 two-hour sessions)
HSK Chinese Proficiency Test
The Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo now administers the new online HSK Chinese Proficiency Test. The next test date is December 1, 2013. Testing is open to anyone. Click here for general information about the HSK, including the six levels of the writing test, three levels of the oral test, UB testing dates, fees, and registration procedures.