Associate Professor of Sociology Thomas Burr is talking all things bicycles at 4:30 p.m. Friday in the Founders Suite located in the Bone Center.

Burr will discuss the long history of bicycles in the U.S. and world culture, sharing his depth of perspective about the importance of this common conveyance.

Burr has written about the economics and attitudes toward bicycles for professional journals that will be highlighted at the discussion. The talk will also celebrate 200 years of bicycles.

All faculty, staff, annuitants and other members of the university community are welcome to come to the University Club from 3:30-5:30 p.m. regardless of if they are a University Club member or not, to listen to Burr and engage in conversation with other bicycle enthusiasts.

Snacks and refreshments will be available at and continued program support is provided by the Office of the ISU Provost and President.

KOURTNEY CUNNINGHAM is a Features Reporter for The Vidette. She can be reached at Follow her on Twitter at @NewsKourtney

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