LIT 223 will be offered Fall 2021. Consult the Course Offerings list for lecture and lab schedules.
News and Announcements
LIT223 Food and Tea in Japan will be offered Winter 2021. This class is offered in-person only.
Peacefulness through a Bowl of Tea
Tanabata Virtual Celebration 2020
LIT 223 to be offered Winter 2021
LIT 221 Japanese Literature will be offered Fall 2020
Tea to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Midorikai
Sunday, Feb 16, 8-9 pm
MLK Tea Ceremony Senshin’an Tea Room in Watson Pavilion
Please join the W&L Chanoyu Tea Society in the Watson Pavilion for traditional Japanese sweets and a bowl of matcha.
Contact Professor J. Ikeda if you have any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Monday, January 21, 2019, Senshin’an Tea Room in Watson Pavilion
Enjoy a traditional Tea Ceremony hosted by the Chanoyu Tea Society
Fall 2018, Lecture Tue/Thur 11:45-1:15 Lab 1 (R) 1:30-3:00 or Lab11 (R) 3:15-4:45 Contact Professor Ikeda for information at email@example.com
W&L Chanoyu Tea Society Saturday, March 3, 2018
Need a quick morning caffeine break? Come to our 10-Minute MATCHA Break - January 20, 2018 on Saturday anytime between 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Monday, January 15, 2018, Senshin’an Tea Room in Watson Pavilion
Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10:00am-Noon, Observe a traditional Tea Ceremony by W&L students and enjoy a sweet and a bowl of green tea, come and go as you like.
Students Learning Chanoyu at W&L
Monday, January 16, 2017, Senshin’an Tea Room in Watson Pavilion
Observe a traditional Tea Ceremony by W&L students and enjoy a sweet and a bowl of green tea, Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10:00am-Noon, come and go as you like
Final Exam Tea for W&L Students on 4/10/16 Sunday evening. Stop by for any amount of time between 8:00-9:30 pm for sweets and a bowl of green tea. Clear your mind!
The W&L Chanoyu Tea Society will be hosting a Women and Girl’s Day tea ceremony, Saturday, March 12, 2016 in the Japanese Tea Room, Senshin’an. There will be three seatings: 1:30, 2:00 and 2:30. Tickets are free and available from March 1st at the Reeves Center.
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.
January 28, 2016, Thursday 11:00 am--12:00 noon
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
Children of Alumni, please join us Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Senshin’an Tearoom in the Watson Pavilion for a session on the Japanese Tea Ceremony: 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am. These will be 30-minute sessions specifically designed for children to learn and participate in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
Observe a traditional Tea Ceremony by W&L students and enjoy sweets and a bowl of green tea. Saturday, March 7, 2015; three seatings of 2:00,2:30 and 3:00. Tickets for this event are free, but required. Free tickets must be picked up at the Reeves Center between 9-4, Monday through Friday.
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, December 14, 2014, 7-8:30 pm.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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 2:00pm