1:18 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

The Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee: An Interview with Shih-Lung Shaw

The Confucius Institute is celebrating its grand opening at the University of Tennessee. The institute is part of a worldwide movement, with more than 300 Confucius Institutes open in more than 100 countries. Chrissy Keuper spoke with the UT institute's director, Geography professor Shih-Lung about what's behind this movement and why UT is now a part of it.

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