The East Asian Studies Dept. is officially launching the much-anticipated EAS Speaker Series. The first speaker, James A. Benn, will come in this Friday, January 29 to talk about tea consumption in medieval China.
Title: "Tea as Beverage and Ritual Offering in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Monasteries"
Speaker: James A. Benn (McMaster University)
Date: Friday, January 29, 2010
Time: From 2:30pm
Place: the Purple Lounge, Department of East Asian Studies,
14th floor, Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street, Toronto
The following speakers are also planned for this semester's EAS Speaker Series:
1) Josea Hirata, Tufts University. (Mar 19 or Apr 2)
2) Viren Murthy, University of Ottawa (April)
Access is open to all. Please feel free to circulate the information among your students, colleagues or friends who might be interested in attending.