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October 5: “狼图腾 (Wolf Totem)”

A Chinese student from Beijing is sent to Inner Mongolia to teach shepherds and instead learns about the wolf population, which is under threat by a government apparatchik.  Based on the autobiographical novel by Jiang Rong 姜戎, Wolf Totem was coproduced by the China Film Group and the French-based Reperage. This film will be shown in Breland…
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September 14: “英雄 (Hero)“

Starring Jet Li as the nameless protagonist, the film is based on the story of Jing Ke’s assassination attempt on the King of Qin in 227 BCE.  This 2002 film is a visual feast and won a number of awards for its colorful cinematography. This film will be shown in Breland Hall Rm. 173A at…
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Tai Chi Class is Back!

Beginning August 28th, join us every Monday and Thursday at 4 PM in Breland Rm. 170A for free Tai Chi classes with Xue Laoshi!

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Check out the NMSU Passport Fair!

If you are an NMSU student interested in travelling to China or anywhere else in the world, consider applying for your U.S. passport! Need a passport? Need photos for a passport or visa application? Well…you are seriously in luck! International & Border Programs here at NMSU has a Passport Acceptance Office located in Breland Hall,…
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Chinese Culture Night at Las Cruces Academy

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Tai Chi Class to Resume in August

Thank you to all the students who have attended Xue Laoshi’s free Tai Chi classes this semester.  Now that the semester is over, Tai Chi classes will be postponed until next semester.  We look forward to seeing you in the Fall! Remember to check back here with updates!

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Contemporary Chinese Rock Suggested by NMSU-CI Speakers Series

Check it out!  On April 11, 2017, Matt Clark gave an entertaining and comprehensive talk on Chinese rock’n’roll all the way up until today’s third wave of Chinese rock.  Those who would like to learn more, or those who simply enjoy good tunes, should check out Matt Clark’s recommendations below.     First on the…
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April 26: “葉問 (Ip Man)”

This biographical kung fu movie tells the story of Ip Man, the grand master of Wing Chun style who famously taught Bruce Lee.  Starring kung fu star Donny Yen (who recently appeared in the new Star Wars spin-off, Rogue One), Ip Man was well received in China and has seen two sequels.  In this first film, Ip Man…
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Confucius Institute and KRUX’s Imported Beats

Our program coordinator, Tom Burnham, was on KRUX’s Imported Beats on April 1st, 2017! No Joke!  You can check out a recording of this live radio broadcast here.

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April 12: “画皮 (Painted Skin)“

This award-winning action romance is set in a fantastical reimagining of the early Han Dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE).  Warriors and demons must deal with life, death, and love on the border of Han civilization. The film was a monumental success in China and a sequel is currently in the works. This film will be shown in…
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