TANSEN SEN at Seattle Asian Art Museum
Saturday University Asia Crossings: Travel Accounts Through Asia's History Lecture Series, presented by the GARDNER CENTER FOR ASIAN ART AND IDEAS, in partnership with the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON JACKSON SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES and ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY. This spring's nine-week series focuses on travel accounts within Asia written by travelers male and femalefrom monks to military, and merchants to pilgrimsdating from the 7th century onward. The series continues this morning with a talk by Tansen Sen, Associate Professor of Asian History, The City University of New York, who will speak about The Politics of Pilgrimage: Xuanzang and His Meetings with Indian Kings. Individual lecture tickets are $5 for SAM members, $10 for nonmembers. Series tickets are $43 for SAM members, $86 fpr nonmembers. The Seattle Asian Art Museum is at 1400 E. Prospect in Volunteer Park. For more information, please see www.seattleartmuseum.org.