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Electric Design: Light, Labor and Leisure in Prewar Japanese Advertising by Gennifer Weisenfeld (Inaugural Koichi Takashima Lecture)

February 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Please join us for our Inaugural Koichi Takashima Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 4:00 PM PST! Featuring the electrifying Gennifer Weisenfeld (Duke University) on “Electric Design: Light, Labor and Leisure in Prewar Japanese Advertising.”
This talk explores the industry’s important cultivation of a nascent consumer market for electrical goods in the prewar period, & the role of graphic design & advertising in aestheticizing, visualizing, & commodifying the seemingly transformative social powers of electric energy.


February 24, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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