10th Ocha Zanmai (2024): Forthcoming

The College of Liberal & Creative Arts and the
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at
San Francisco State University


The 10th Ocha Zanmai:
2024 International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Culture 

Theme: TBA


Preparations for the 10th Ocha Zanmai (2024) are currently underway. Those interested in presenting at the 2024 conference, please contact Ocha Zanmai organizer Midori McKeon at mmckeon@sfsu.edu. Applications are accepted until final selections are made. Any topic relating to chanoyu and tea culture will be considered.


  • “History and Fabrication: The Nanpōroku and the Creation of Tea Culture in Edo Period Japan”

    • Frank Feltens, Ph.D.
    • The Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art, Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian Institute

The link to the registration site will appear here when available.