Writer and anthropologist Liza Dalby gives an illustrated talk about her long engagement with Japanese culture, including her experience studying and writing about geisha, kimono, the Tale of Genji, and the deep influence of Japanese seasonal sensibilities on her life and garden.

Liza Dalby | From Geisha to GardenerFrom her first glimpse of Japan as a teenager, Dalby has been intrigued by and drawn deeper into that culture. Throughout her many books, fiction and non-fiction, she has delighted in discovering and describing Japanese sensibilities to the West.

Dalby will present this talk wearing a modern kimono, using many images in a slide show to entertain and enlighten a general audience.

Saturday, 12:30 and 5 p.m.
Sunday, 5:30 p.m.
Monday, 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Shoenberg Theater