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Book Announcement: Cultivating Femininity: Women and Tea Culture in Edo and Meiji Japan

Cultivating Femininity: Women and Tea Culture in Edo and Meiji Japan by Rebecca Corbett The overwhelming majority of tea practitioners in contemporary Japan are women, but there has been little discussion on their historical role in tea culture (chanoyu). In Cultivating … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 5th Ocha Zanmai: 2018 San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Culture

The 5th Ocha Zanmai Conference Sunday, April 29, 2018 (with welcoming events on Saturday, April 28) San Francisco State University Ocha Zanmai is an interdisciplinary conference series that presents the latest research findings and significant work in the study of chanoyu (the Japanese tea ceremony), including various … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Traditional Japanese history & culture, University of Hawai’i

Traditional Japanese Culture and History.  The Department of History at the University of Hawai`i, Mānoa, seeks applications for the position of associate professor of traditional Japanese history and culture.  This position is known as the Dr. Soshitsu Sen XV Distinguished … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 2017 Ocha Zanmai Chanoyu & Tea Culture Conference

 The 4th Ocha Zanmai: 2017 San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures 第4回「お茶三昧」茶の湯と茶文化に関するサンフランシスコ国際会議 Sunday, April 30, 2017 San Francisco State University Theme: Chanoyu & Zen 「茶の湯と禅」 There will be a zazen/meditation session. 坐禅もあります( 坐禅を組んで、あるいは椅子席にて瞑想) Guest speakers 特別講師 Dr. Isao … 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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Conference: Ocha Zanmai: 2012 San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures

San Francisco State University, November 10, 2012 http://japanese.sfsu.edu/current-event 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 … Continue reading

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