Single plant in a vase

WEBINAR: 8th Ocha Zanmai Tea Culture Conference

Saturday, July 02
Event Time 06:00 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.
Location San Francisco State University
Contact Email


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

The 8th Ocha Zanmai
San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Culture

Theme: "The Art of Display in Japanese Tea Tradition"

Saturday June 11, 18, 25, and July 2

4 webinars (English translation is available for Japanese presentations)

The registration website is now open.

Webinars series open to registrants only. A recording of all 4 webinars will be made available afterwards for a limited time to those who purchase conference tickets by July 2.  A separate email notification will be sent to all registrants after the conference in July regarding how and where to view the recording.

Those who are interested in presenting or have a question, please contact Midori McKeon by email at The next year's conference (2023) will have no specific theme for the purpose of revisiting chanoyu and tea culture from a broad angle.  

Ocha Zanmai: San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Culture (SFICCTC) 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 aspects of chanoyu culture as well as tea cultures of countries other than Japan that contribute to furthering the understanding and enjoyment of chanoyu.  Scholars, researchers, tea masters of various schools, museum curators, professionals, artists, and other individuals whose work concerns the fields stated above are all welcome to present at SFICCTC. Graduate students are also encouraged to apply. 



テーマ: 「茶の湯の飾り-- 室礼、床飾り」






来年 (2023 年) の会議はテーマを設定せず、内容は茶の湯・茶文化に関するものとします。大学院生の発表も歓迎します。日本からのご応募並びにお問い合わせは矢野環( 又は宮武慶之(まで。日本以外はマッキオンみどり (までご連絡ください。






日本語もしくは英語で2ページの概要をメール添付で提出すること。1ページ目に氏名、所属ポジション(affiliation and position)、メールアドレス、電話番号、住所を記入。2ページ目に無記名で発表の仮題と概要を記入する。



提出先: 矢野( もしくは宮武(。



Event contact: Midori McKeon

Event email:


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