Nov. 27 (Tuesday)
7:30 p.m. Free
In the 17th and 18th centuries, Jesuit missionaries in China established a fruitful interaction between East and West, sending reports home to Europe that were of great cultural and scientific interest. Bianca Maria Rinaldi, assistant professor of landscape architecture at the University of Camerino, Italy, will discuss the role Jesuits played in disseminating information about Chinese horticulture and garden design. Free; no reservations required.