Coffee Shop Talks

The Roanoke College Coffee Shop Talks provide a relaxed forum for discussion and inquiry on a wide range of topics. Talks are free and open to the public and are held at 8pm on the first Thursday of each month during the academic year at Mill Mountain Coffee in Salem. Please join us!

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Upcoming Events:

Coffee Shop Talks: Revisioning Notre Dame: the Paris Palimpsest As An Aid To Reconstruction

We are missing vital parts of the Paris puzzle: we know where stuff was, but we didn’t know its function and vice versa.

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Date | Time: Thursday, September 05, 2019 | 12:00 AM
Location: Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea

Coffee Shop Talks: Vlad Tepes -- and Other East European Vampires

Everyone knows the story of Dracula, but what of the legions of other vampires who have haunted the imagination of Eastern Europeans for hundreds of years?

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Date | Time: Thursday, October 03, 2019 | 12:10 AM
Location: Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea

Coffee Shop Talks: An Inside Look at Inside-Out: Teaching and Learning in Prison

Join Dr. Daisy Ball for a conversation about the Inside-Out program she's established at Roanoke College, in collaboration with the Roanoke County Jail.

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Date | Time: Thursday, November 07, 2019 | 12:00 AM
Location: Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea

Coffee Shop Talks: Mindfulness for Life: A Discussion and Practical Guide

In this Coffee Shop Talk, mindfulness will be defined and discussed in an approachable and easy to digest way.

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Date | Time: Thursday, December 05, 2019 | 12:00 AM
Location: Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea