San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures
Saturday, November 16, 2013, 9 am-5:30 pm
Co-sponsors: San Francisco State University and the University of San Francisco
Ocha Zanmai: San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures (SFICCTC) is an interdisciplinary conference that presents the latest research findings and significant work in the study of chanoyu (Japanese tea ceremony). By opening up the presentations to Q & A sessions, SFICCTC provides a forum for meaningful exchange between presenters and the audience, which is expected to include scholars, tea masters, museum curators, and artists as well as college students, tea ceremony practitioners outside of academia, and other interested members of the general public.
Special lecturers at this year's conference include:
Professor Takahashi Tadahiko, Tokyo Gakugei University
Professor Oka Yoshiko, Otemae University
Louise Cort, Curator, Freer and Sackler Galleries, Smithsonian (via remote video)
Location: Humanities Auditorium (Room 133, Humanities Building), San Francisco State University
Time: Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 9:00 am-5:30 p.m.
The complete program of presentations and events can be found at: http://japanese.sfsu.edu/events