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Fun Link Friday: Tea-making Robot

Although I try to keep our Fun Link Fridays in English so that they’re accessible to readers of all levels, I can’t resist this hilarious tea-making robot, which appeared yesterday in Yahoo! Japan news. Identified as Sadō Robo 151A, this … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Gathering for Tea in Modern Japan

Gathering for Tea in Modern Japan: Class, Culture and Consumption in the Meiji Period Taka Oshikiri From Bloomsbury Publishing: By examining chanoyu – the custom of consuming matcha tea – in the Meiji period, Gathering for Tea in Modern Japan … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: “Ocha Zanmai”お茶三昧: 2016 San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures

Call for Papers Date:  May 1, 2016 Location:  California, United States Who: All are invited to apply, including (but not limited to) scholars, students, artists, museum curators, tea practitioners, and tea manufacturers. What: Any subject matter related to the Japanese … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Chigusa and the Art of Tea

Via University of Washington Press. LOUISE ALLISON CORT AND ANDREW M. WATSKY $40.00T PAPERBACK (9780934686259) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: May 2014 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Art, Asian Studies BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 208 pp., 160 illus., 60 in color, 9 x 11 in. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Making Tea, Making Japan: Cultural Nationalism in Practice

By Kristin Surak “Elegantly written and extraordinarily argued.” –John A. Hall, James McGill Professor of Comparative Historical Sociology, McGill University “This is the tea book for which we have been waiting.  Surak introduces the embodied practice of making tea, but … Continue reading

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