Author and teacher Zack Furness will give a free lecture on the subject of his 2010 book “One Less Car: Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility” April 14. A bicycle transportation advocate, activist and college professor, Furness will talk about the history and cultural meaning of bicycling at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Smith Hall at Old Main. His book explores the cultural and political significance of bike advocacy, everyday cycling, and automobile transportation in the United States from the 1890s through the present day. He is assistant professor of cultural studies at Columbia College Chicago.
This event is sponsored by the College’s Cultural Events. For more information contact Judy Brodhead at firstname.lastname@example.org.