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9th Ocha Zanmai

Saturday, June 10
Event Time 06:00 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.
Location Online
Contact Email mmckeon@sfsu.edu


The 9th Ocha Zanmai:
2023 International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Culture 

Theme: “Chanoyu and Tea Culture from Multiple Perspectives”

Presented as a webinar series in June-July 2023



  • 6/17, 6PM PDT (Japan: 6/18, 10AM)
    • Japanese Presenter TBA
    • (もし大学院生の発表もあれば Could be followed by a 30-minute Japanese Graduate Student presentation, with or without Q & A.)


  • 6/24, 6PM PDT (Japan: 6/25, 10AM)
    • “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


  • 7/1, 6PM PDT (Japan: 7/2 10AM)
    •  “Ueda Sōko’s Life, Legacy & Tea Way"
    • 上田宗箇の生涯、茶の精神と現代性
    • Adam Sōmu Wojciński  アダム・宗夢・ヴォイチンスキ
      Direct-disciple and translator for 16th Grandmaster of the Ueda School, Ueda Sōkei

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