Tag Archives: Japanese (East Asian Languages and Literatures)

Smithsonian App Features W&L Tea Room

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When the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C., was preparing a new app, "Charles Lang Freer: Collecting Korea," the producers wanted to include a film of a Japanese tea ceremony. So they came to Lexington and filmed in the Senshin'an Tea Room in the Watson Pavilion at Washington and Lee.

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Celebrating a Special Bowl

Chawan from Hal Higginbotham '68 and his wife in the Washington and Lee Tea Room.

A chawan from the Washington and Lee Japanese Tea Room is featured in The New York Times.

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W&L Senior Nominated to JNHS

Ashley Jordan, Washington and Lee Class of 2012

Ashley Jordan, a Washington and Lee senior from Pocatella, Idaho, has been nominated to the Japanese National Honor Society (JNHS). Jordan is an East Asian Language and Literature major. This honor society recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence in the study of the Japanese language.  Students who are nominated for membership receive Certificates of […]

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Cherry Blossom Viewing Japanese Tea Ceremony at W&L

Washington and Lee's Senshin'an Tea Room

A Cherry Blossom Viewing Japanese Tea Ceremony will be held Sunday, April 1, at Washington and Lee University in the Senshin'an Tea Room in the Watson Pavilion on the W&L campus. Students will be doing ongoing demons

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W&L's Ikeda Joins Delegation to Japan

Janet Ikeda, Associate Professor of East Asian Language and Literature

W&L professor Janet Ikeda is part of a 10-member delegation of Japanese-American leaders who will travel to Japan next month.

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Nuclear Power Expert to Address Japanese Crisis in W&L Lecture

Dr. Charles D. Ferguson, president of the Federation of American Scientists, will present a public briefing on how the Japanese disaster has impacted the nuclear power industry on Monday, March 21. at Washington and Lee University.

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Sarah Keckler '10 and Jamie Goodin '10 Recognized at Celebrating Student Success Reception

W&L seniors Sarah Keckler and Jamie Goodin will be recognized at the Celebrating Student Success (CSS) monthly reception on Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 2-4 p.m. in the Elrod Commons Living Room.

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Visiting International Scholar at W&L, Yumiko Mikanagi, to Give Public Lecture

Professor Yumiko Mikanagi, a senior researcher at Columbia University's Weatherhead East Asian Institute and currently the Robert S. Griffith Jr. '52 Visiting International Scholar in Politics at Washington and Lee University, will give a public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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Retired Professor Roger Jeans Publishes Book on WWII-Era Japanese Diplomat

Roger B. Jeans, the Elizabeth Lewis Otey Professor of History Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, has published "Terasaki Hidenari, Pearl Harbor, and Occupied Japan: A Bridge to Reality." The book was released in July.

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