Announcements

 

Taste of Asia Open House 2016

Join us for A Taste of Asia Open House 2016, Parents & Family Weekend, Friday, Sept 30, 2015, 4:30-5:30 PM in the Global Learning Center Atrium. Asian refreshments and conversation. Sponsored by the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department

Lunar New Year 2016

Kick off the New year with singing and dancing, skits, free Asian food and lots of fun, February 4, from 6-8pm

Mr. Toshio OHI to speak at W&L

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.

A Taste of Asia Open House

Join us for A Taste of Asia Open House 2015, Parents & Family Weekend, Friday, October 3, 2015, 5-6PM in the Red House. Asian refreshments and conversation presented by the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department

David Furumoto gives Kabuki Theatre Lecture

David Furumoto will demonstrate various acting styles and techniques from this classic Japanese theatre form. Much of his work involves the fusion of Asian and Western theatre.

W&L Chanoyu Tea Society

Observe a traditional Tea Ceremony by W&L students and enjoy sweets and a bowl of green tea. Tickets for this event are free, but required. Free tickets must be picked up at the Reeves Center between 9-4, Monday through Friday.

Final Exam Tea for Fall Term 2014

Come by the Senshin'an Tea Room in the Watson Pavilion for a quick study break and a hot bowl of Japanese green tea, Sunday, 12/14/14 7-8:30pm

Public Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstrations

The Japanese Tea Room, Senshin'an, in the Watson Pavilion will be hosting an open house on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 2:00pm-3:30pm. Students will be doing tea ceremony demonstrations on the half hour. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Janet Ikeda, ikedaj@wlu.edu

Taste of Asia Open House

Join us for A Taste of Asia Open House 2014, Parents & Family Weekend, Friday, October 10, 2014, 5-6PM in the Red House. Cross-cultural refreshments and conversation presented by the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department

Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstrations

Observe a traditional Tea Ceremony by W&L Students and enjoy a sweet and a bowl of green tea, Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00AM-Noon, come and go as you like

Japanese Language Placement

NOTE: There is no placement test for Japanese Language. Make an appointment with Professor Ikeda (ikedaj@wlu.edu) for a placement interview.

Finals Tea Break

You need caffeine. We've got caffeine. Stop by the Watson Pavilion on April 6th between 7:00 and 8:30 pm for a study break and a bowl of hot Japanese Green Tea.

Girl's Day Tea

Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day with some green tea, Japanese sweets, and a performance of the Japanese Tea Ceremony on Saturday, March 15, 2014, beginning at 2pm.

Lunar New Year Celebration

Kick off the new year with singing and dancing, skits, fine Chinese food and lots of fun ... Join us on February 6, 2014 at 6:00 PM in the Elrod Commons Livingroom.