In December, Royal Buscombe hosted the Annual Holiday Tea at her beautiful Victorian home. We were joined by the International American Women of Northwestern University.
Akari Yamada presented a program on the cultural history of New Zealand in January and discussed the Booker Prize winning novel, The Bone People about the problems of belonging to two cultures, the Maori and the Anglo-Saxons.
In February, the chapter enjoyed a program on the ethnic minorities of Yunnan, China presented by guest Bertha Mount.
Five member of the Chicago chapter attended the International Conference. The chapter has 33 members.