February 3, 2006
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—A round table discussion of “Okakura Kakuzō, The Book of Tea, and the Creation of a Japanese Art History,” will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb.13, in Fayerweather 113 at Amherst College. The discussants will be Christopher Benfey, Mellon Professor of English at Mt. Holyoke College; Peter Grilli, the director of the Japan Society in Boston; and Anne Nishimura Morse, the curator of Japanese art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Free and open to the public, this event is sponsored by the Eastman Fund and the John Whitney Hall Fund.