Chinese Culture Week

November 17 - November 21
Venue: Times and Venues Vary
Ticket: Free
Season: 2014-15

Celebrate Chinese heritage with grand art displays, cultural performances and demonstrations of regional customs and traditions.

Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition
Monday-Friday, Nov. 17-21, Jonsson - Founders Sky Bridge
It’s a chance to learn Chinese culture in artistic characters and see what UT Dallas students have learned in their calligraphy classes.

Chinese Karaoke
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 - 9 pm, Jonsson 5.504
Do you want to sing Chinese songs like a star? Come to Chinese Karaoke - a special singing party for all Chinese learners and music lovers.

Lecture: “Understanding Zen Enlightenment through its Practice”
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7:30 pm, Jonsson Performance Hall
Dr. Mingdong Gu, a long-time Zen/Chan practitioner and a scholar of comparative thought at UT Dallas, will discuss the time-honed Chan practices which have led to enlightenment in history and shed new light on the mystery of Chan enlightenment.

Zen Meditation & Fitness Workshop
Thursday, Nov. 20, 7:30 – 9 pm, Jonsson Performance Hall
Dr. Mingdong Gu, who has received direct instruction from Grandmaster Fu Weizhong, the13th Lineage Holder of The Chinese Omei Linji School of Health, Healing, And Enlightenment, will offer a Zen meditation and fitness exercise workshop.

Movie: “The Monkey King”
Friday, Nov. 21, 7 pm, Jonsson 4.614
This old Chinese story is a new fantasy movie directed by Cheang Pou-soi, starring Donnie Yen, Chow Yun-Fat and other big stars from Hong Kong.



For more information contact:
Confucius Institute
Confucius@utdallas.edu
972-883-4860


Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-2982 for assistance or send an email to ADACoordinator@utdallas.edu. All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.