8th Ocha Zanmai Tea Culture Conference - 4 Webinars

  • Jun 11, 2022 6:00 PM - Jul 13, 2022 8:00 PM
  • Pacific Standard Time

Ticket Price $60.00 This event is now over

The 2022 Ocha Zanmai Conference webinars are now over.  Purchasing tickets would be for viewing recorded catchup videos only.  The URL of the catchup viewing site will be emailed to all registrants later in July, when we have finished video editing and the site is ready for access. 




The College of Liberal & Creative Arts, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and the Japan Center 

at San Francisco State University 



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

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

Saturday Evenings on June 11, 18, 25, and July 2, 2022 

at 6:00pm PDT

 Pacific Daylight Saving Time USA

4 Webinars

(English translation is available for Japanese presentations)



  • Saturday, Jun 11, 6:00-8:00 pm / Japan Time: Sunday, June 12, 10:00 am-12:00 noon

"Zashiki kazari: Japanese Receptional Hall Display through the Lens of the Kundaikan sochoki"

Tamaki YANO, Professor Emeritus, Doshisha University


  • Saturday, June 18, 6:00-7:30 pm / Japan Time: Sunday, June 19, 10:00-11:30 am

"Tea Culture and the Politics of Display: From Sengoku Warlords to the Tokugawa Shoguns"

Morgan PITELKA, Professor and Chair, Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill


  • Saturday, June 25, 6:00-7:30 pm / Japan Time: Sunday, June 26, 10:00-11:30 am

"Listening to the Tokonoma: Word and Spirit"

Christy BARTLETT, Director, Urasenke Foundation San Francisco


  • Saturday, July 2, 6:00-8:00 pm / Japan Time: Sunday, July 3, 10:00 am-12:00 noon

"Zengo, Zen Mind: Understanding the Monk's Heart through Zen Phrases"

Ryushi TACHI, Lecturer, Faculty of Buddhism, Komazawa University


The webinar series is open to registrants only (after which recordings will be made available to all registrants for a limited period, planned for July). Ticket ($60 + $4 fees) includes all 4 webinars and a catch-up video viewing privilege.  There is no ticket for a single webinar.  Ticket sales will end at 4:30pm PDT on July 2nd. We will contact all registrants about the catch-up video viewing site after the conference as soon as we complete video editing.


You will receive a zoom link to gain access to the webinar series sent to your email 1 Day prior to the first webinar date (June 11th) and 1 hour before each webinar. Make sure to check your spam, trash, and promotional sections in your email if you cannot find the link. You can email lcabox@sfsu.edu for any additional support.


Those who are interested in presenting or have a question, please contact Midori McKeon by email at mmckeon@sfsu.edu. 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」



  • 6月11日 (土) 午後 6:00-8:00 時 / 日本時間: 6月12日 (日) 午前10:00-12:00 時

矢野 環(同志社大学名誉教授)

「座敷飾の流れ ー君台観左右帳記を核にー」


  • 6月18日 (土) 午後 6:00-7:30 時 / 日本時間: 6月19日 (日) 午前10:00-11:30 時

モーガン・ピテルカ(北カロライナ大学アジア中東研究学部 学部長・教授)



  • 6月25日 (土) 午後 6:00-7:30 時 / 日本時間: 6月26日 (日) 午前10:00-11:30 時

クリスティ・バートレット(裏千家サンフランシスコ教習所 所長)



  • 7月2日 (土) 午後 6:00-8:00 時 / 日本時間: 7月3日 (日) 午前10:00-12:00 時

舘 隆志(駒澤大学仏教学部 禅学科 専任講師)



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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。日本からの発表ご応募並びにお問い合わせは矢野環(kundaikaikan@gmail.com) 又は宮武慶之(choumyohoushu@gmail.com)まで。日本以外はマッキオンみどり (mmckeon@sfsu.edu)までご連絡ください。


Event contact: Midori McKeon

Event email: mmckeon@sfsu.edu


Date & Time

Jun 11, 2022 6:00 PM - Jul 13, 2022 8:00 PM

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