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Illinois State University Speaker Series – Kelsey Timmerman
Family and Consumer Sciences will present Kelsey Timmerman, who explores globalization and the everyday items people often take for granted. Timmerman will discuss “Common Threads: A Global Search for Community” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 27, in room 138 of Schroeder Hall. This talk is co-sponsored by the Fell Trust, College of Applied Science and Technology, and department of agriculture.
Timmerman is the New York Times bestselling author of WHERE AM I WEARING? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes and WHERE AM I EATING? An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy. Similar to the topics of his books, Timmerman’s talk will focus on the realities of the global food and clothing industry that supports an ‘all-American’ way of life.
The Illinois State University Speaker Series seeks to bring innovative and enlightening speakers to the campus with the aim of providing the community with a platform to foster dialogue, cultivate enriching ideas, and continue an appreciation of learning as an active and lifelong process. All talks are free and open to the public.