Upcoming Event

Will the World's Two Super Nations Move Forward in Harmony?

Film Viewing and Discussion Forum

This event will be a virtual Zoom meeting. The format will consist of watching the video together virtually, followed by a moderated discussion with panelists and audience engagement. 

Past Events

The Fifth Global “One Hundred Translators” Translation Contest

During August 2020, the Confucius Institute at Portland State University (CIPSU) co-organized the Fifth Global “One Hundred Translators” Translation Contest. The contest involved translating the poem Jiao Wo Ruhe Bu Xiang Ta (教我如何不想她, Tell Me How to Stop Thinking of Her), written by Bannong Liu, a renowned Chinese linguist and poet. Click and see the winners' translations.

2020 Spring Festival Gala

Come enjoy traditional Chinese music performance, Chinese Kung Fu, a Chinese traditional dress show, Lion Dance, a free meal, and more You could even win a raffle prize!
Tickets are required. Get your tickets from HERE
Time : 6:00 - 9:00 P.M.
Location: Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom 355, 1825 SW SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201 

Lecture on Nut-Carving

One of the world Intangible Heritages in China is coming to Portland. Check out how marvelous this craft is carving exquisitely on those tiny little olive nuts. Come join us at Confucius Institute to appreciate the Master's Carving skills.
Date:2:00 - 4:00 P.M. Sunday, October 6 , 2019
Location:Room 605, Karl Miller Center, 615 SW Harrison St, Portland 97201, OR

2019 "Chinese Bridge" Summer Camp and Scholarship Program Reunion 

After the wonderful trip to China, there is so much to share with family, friends and of
course CI. We invite students and parents to tell their stories at the reunion. Please join us
in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Day!
Date: September 14
Time: 2:00-4:30 pm, Saturday
Location: Room 605, Karl Miller Center, 615 SW Harrison St, Portland 97201, OR

A Warm Welcome to New Teachers!

Six new CI teachers (Ying YUAN, Sheguo WANG, Xin LE, Kaining XIAO, Xiaohan ZHANG, Xingjun YI) are arriving at Portland State University just today! As usual, we will meet for the orientation and walk them through the routines about working at CI.A bunch of new CC teachers will be arriving soon. The school districts are all ready to host and welcome them.
A warm welcome to all of you!
Date: September 10 (Chinese Teachers' Day)
Time: 9:00-11:30 am, Tuesday
Location: Room 605, Karl Miller Center, 615 SW Harrison St, Portland 97201, OR

Global Experience Presentations 

Come learn about global experiences and collaborative relationships across the world!
Learn about a university librarian’s Fulbright Exchange experience in Bulgaria, his research, and his digital access course. Hear about a Washington library staff exchange program in Xiamen, China, its mutual learning benefits, and new cutting-edge library technology in China.
Free and open to the public!
Time& Date:10:00 AM–12:00 PM, Friday, June 21, 2019   
Location: Portland State University Library, room ML-170, 1875 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97201