CJS Thursday Noon Lecture Series | Changing Perceptions of Geisha in Japanese Culture

Weiser Hall - 110 500 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Attend in person or via Zoom. Zoom registration at http://myumi.ch/Xnb6r A century ago, the entertainers known as geisha were ubiquitous in Japan’s towns and cities. Today, less than a thousand can be found, mostly in larger cities and a few resort towns. This talk explores how changes in culture and technology have impacted the way geisha are seen by Japanese