Tuesday, March 14, 2023

"Aesthetic Capitalism in the United States and Japan, 1870s-1930s," March 20 at Pitt.

The Department of History and the Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh will present Dr. Ai Hisano and her talk "Aesthetic Capitalism in the United States and Japan, 1870s-1930s" on March 20.
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.
It will be held from 4:00 to 5:30 pm in 3703 Posvar Hall (map) and is free and open to the public.

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