Please note that our Confucius Café is again being offered from 12 PM as of February 6, 2018.

The WSU Confucius Institute staff sponsors a Confucius Café every Tuesday from 12:00-1:00 PM in room 321 in the Jeffress Center. Each week, we offer a presentation about China or Chinese culture and provide a free Chinese buffet for attendees. Please contact us at ci@wayne.edu for groups of 20 or more.

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Confucius Cafe at Schoolcraft

Date

Topic

Presenter

1/16/2018

Wuxi-A city near Paradise

Xia Zhou
1/23/2018
Tang Dynasty Poetry
David Gimby
1/30/2018
A Year in China
Dean Smith
2/6/2018

Chinese Preliminary New Year

Xingli Fan
2/13/2018

Two Chinese Musical Instruments: A Presentation and Performance

Xiaodong Wei
2/20/2018

A View of China Through Western Eyes

Jon Brewster
 
 
3/6/2018
Ping-pong Diplomacy
Benjamin Henderson
 

 

 

 


 Photo Album:  2017 Schoolcraft College Confucius Café 

                             2018 Schoolcraft College Confucius Cafe

  

On October 17, 2017, the Confucius Institute at Wayne State University began offering its long established Confucius Cafe at Schoolcraft College. The ongoing lecture series, featuring topics related to China, will take place every Tuesday from noon to 1 PM on the 3rd floor of the Jeffress Center during fall and winter semesters. Chinese tea and Chinese food will be catered by the China Inn in Livonia. All members of the Schoolcraft community are invited to our talks. Should you plan to attend with a large group, please call at least two days in advance at (313) 577-0219 or email us at ci@wayne.edu

October 17: Grand Opening. Presentation: What is a Confucius Institute? Presenter: John Brender

Schedule for Confucius Cafe at Schoolcraft College

Confucius Cafe at Schoolcraft College
Date
Topic
Presenter
10/24/2017
Chinese Family Relationships
Ms.Shengxian Liu
10/31/2017
Color Symbolism in Chinese Culture
Ms.Nian Liu
11/7/2017
A Very Brief Look at Rural VS Urban Life in China
Ms.Huilin Chen
11/14/2017
Tips for Learning a Foreign Language
Dr.John Brender
11/21/2017
 Canceled(Thanksgiving)
Canceled(Thanksgiving)
11/28/2017
 Taiji, Qigong and I Ching
Mr.David Gimby
12/5/2017
Chinese Etiquette
Dr. John Brender

 

 

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