August 10 - August 12, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington DC, USA
Friday, August 10, 2018
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Panel 4 (Room 151A)
Glittering Courtesans and Illustrious Geisha: The Working Women of Yoshiwara [F][18+]
Their image is everywhere, from your local sushi joint to Japanese travel brochures. These painted women of the night are the hallmarks of Edo Japan. Join us as we explore the lives of the real women behind the pictures and the gilded cage of Yoshiwara, the famed red light district of Edo.