When Tokyo Went Electric: Electricity Theft and the Materiality of Modern Life

5:30 pm on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
7:00 pm on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
CAS Room 200, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA 02215
Tokyo is an electrical paradise. From the neon saturation of “Electric Town” Akihabara to the world’s most extensive electrical railway system the Japanese capital is a spectacle of light and motion. But it was not always like this. Join us for a guest lecture with Harvard Professor Ian Miller who will take attendees through Japan's journey to become one of the most "electrified" places on earth.