Please join us for the 2nd Annual Colloquium of the UC Davis Global Initiative: The Sensory Aspects of Tea: Taste, Smell, Sight, Hearing, and Touch.
This event is FREE and open to the public. Please RSVP by Thursday, January 12, 2017, to ensure your seat.
Talks by international experts will be followed by a Q&A session:
(3:15 p.m.) Environmental and Management Effects on Tea Quality
Selena Ahmed, Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems, Montana State University
(4:00 p.m.) A Scientific and Cultural Quest of Taiwan Tea, Aroma and Taste
Kai-Hsien Chen, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, National Taiwan University (in Chinese with English translation)
(5:00 p.m.) Coolie Poesis: Plantation Sounds and Labor Heritage on Sri Lanka’s Tea Estates
Mythri Jegathesan, Anthropology, Santa Clara University
(5:45 p.m.) Tea Perceived: From a 9th-century Shipwreck to a 19th-century Snuff Bottle
Victor Mair, Chinese Language and Literature, University of Pennsylvania
A reception will follow the event.
Additional Special Opportunity on the Same Day:
Tea Tasting from 10am-11:30am @Robert Mondavi Sensory Theatre
First-come, first-served limited seating event for the first 50 people only. If you are interested, please RSVP ASAP by emailing email@example.com