In Search of Takeda Omi’s Legacy: the Karakuri Ningyô

Dr. Holly Blumner Associate Professor Theater, Film, and Media Studies St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Date: March 5, 2009 Time: 3:00 pm—4:30 pm Location: Moore 319—Tokioka Room

Paper Abstract: Among the many theatrical entertainments in Japan during the Edo period were karakuri ningyô, mechanical puppets with clockwork mechanisms. The puppets, attributed to Osaka theatre owner [...]