News Flash Home
The original item was published from 4/21/2021 2:53:00 PM to 5/1/2021 2:09:48 PM.

News Flash

Library

Posted on: April 26, 2021

[ARCHIVED] A Cup of Tranquility: Tea Ceremony in Japan

Tea

You are invited to explore the historical origins and modern expressions of the 400-year-old tradition of Japanese tea ceremony. What aspects of this traditional practice attracted the devotion of 16th-century Japanese warriors as well as contemporary businesspersons alike? Aspects of the procedure, its underlying ideologies, and spirit of modern innovation will be introduced by a longtime student of chanoyu. Participants will also learn about matcha, the powdered green tea used in traditional tea ceremony, and how they may enjoy it at home.


About the presenter: Dr. Mindy Landeck is an assistant professor of East Asian Studies at Austin College, a private liberal arts college located in Sherman, Texas. Her research engages Japanese language and literature, with a particular focus on the social roles of traditional arts from the 17th century to the present.


Additional Ways to Contact the Library

 Please reach out to Library staff in the following ways:

  • Visit the Library Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM
  • By email, hplibrary@hplibrary.info or the Ask a Librarian Service available on the Library’s website.
  • By phone, 214-559-9400; if prompted to leave a message, please do so. Messages are checked regularly.

Please email the Library or sign up online (select Library News and Services) to be added to our subscriber list to receive email updates from the Library.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Library

image of a solar eclipse

Solar Eclipse Presentation

Posted on: February 8, 2024
image of traditional Irish instruments

The Selkie Trio Concert

Posted on: February 8, 2024
Youth Newsflashes 22-23

Animal Adventures

Posted on: February 24, 2024
clear swimming pool with diving board in the background

Now Hiring for the HP Pool

Posted on: January 25, 2024
Youth Newsflashes 22-23 (1)

STEAM Cinema

Posted on: February 24, 2024
Youth Newsflashes 22-23 (2)

An Eggcellent Time in the Park

Posted on: February 24, 2024
Youth Newsflashes 22-23 (3)

All About Eclipses

Posted on: February 24, 2024
image of winter landscape

Winter Reading Challenge 2023/2024

Posted on: December 1, 2023