January 28, 2016, Thursday 11:00 am--12:00 noon
Senshin'an - Japanese Tea Room in the Watson Pavilion 洗心庵
Washington and Lee University's new Japanese Tea Room was named Senshin'an 洗心庵 "Clearing-the-Mind Abode" by Sen Genshitsu, 15th-generation Grand Master of the Urasenke Tradition of Tea. This architectural treasure was built in the Watson Pavilion on campus, where it serves as a classroom laboratory for the study of Chanoyu 茶の湯, or the Way of Tea, and a center for cultural activities relating to the arts of Japan. For the hours of the Watson Pavilion, contact the Reeves Center.
W&L students, who are interested in taking the LIT course on "Food and Tea in Japan" should contact Professor Ikeda at email@example.com. If you or your group is interested in scheduling a tea ceremony demonstration, please contact J. Ikeda at the email address above or Tel. 540-458-8936.
Mr. Toshio OHI, 11th-generation descendant of the illustrious Ohi family of potters in the city of Kanazawa, will be giving a talk at Washington and Lee University on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 10 am-11 am in Northen Auditorium of Leyburn Library. The title of his talk is The Cultural Importance of the Tea Bowl, A Venerated Tradition in Japan.
Observe a traditional Tea Ceremony by W&L students and enjoy a sweet and a bowl of green tea, Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 10:00am-Noon, come and go as you like