In this lecture Alexandra Loske will outline the story of how the Chinoiserie interiors of the Royal Pavilion were created, what inspired George IV, his architects, and interior designers, and what happened to the objects, fittings, and decorative surfaces after … Continued
Dr. Markman Ellis will analyze tea as a multi-faceted concept: a commodity sourced from Asia; a prepared hot beverage; a social event in which tea is consumed; and an ideological construct associated with politeness and the social behaviours of the … Continued
Author and professor emerita Dr. Karen Tei Yamashita will be discussing her book Sansei and Sensibility, recounting her love of Jane Austen and her experiences as a third-generation Japanese American. This event will be followed by a live Q&A with … Continued
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