Creating Modern Sensibility: Aesthetic Capitalism in the United States and Japan, 1870s-1930s

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Dr. Ai Hisano, University of Tokyo

Aesthetic Capitalism: a mode of capitalism that rested on, and was fueled by, creating and appealing to sensory and emotional experience. In analyzing aesthetics as a social process, rather than a design feature of commodities, this talk explores how aesthetic capitalism emerged and ow it altered people's aesthetic experience in the United States and Japan from the 1870s to 1940s.

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WW Posvar Hall 3703
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