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U-Club: Two hundred years of bicycles, October 18

Velocipede bicycle, vintage engraved illustration. Dictionary of words and things - Larive and Fleury - 1895.

Thomas Burr, associate professor of sociology, will talk about the long history of bicycles in U.S. and world culture at 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 18, at the University Club in the Founders Suite of the Bone Student Center.

Burr has written about the economics and attitudes toward bicycles for professional journals and brings a depth of perspective about the importance of this common conveyance.

All faculty, staff, annuitants, and ISU community members are welcome to attend the University Club from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Fridays in the Founders Suite of the Bone Student Center.

Additional information about U-Club events and activities can be found at the U-Club website. Continued program support is provided by ISU’s Office of the Provost and the Office of the President.

Those who need special accommodations can contact the event organizer at the U-Club website.

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