Elderscholar Program

Elderscholar Program

Contact: Office of Community Programs / Email: elderscholar@roanoke.edu Phone: 540-375-5233

What Science Fiction Tells Us About Being Human Dr. Srikanth Mallavarapu, Assoc. Professor of English & Comm. Studies

Elderscholar goes virtual this spring!


Tuesday and Wednesday, $90 I March 16-April 14
Price includes all 10 lectures. Lunch is on your own.

Everyone gets a to sit in the front row. 
Class size expanded with virtual Zoom platform.

Registration is accepted by mail or *online only beginning February 4. Due to the nature of this program, classes cannot be registered for individually.  If delivering your registration in person, the Community Programs office is located in Douglas W. Ayres Hall (Resource Development) at the corner of College Avenue and Clay Street.

*Service fees apply to online registration. 

Confirmation and virtual instructions will be emailed to registered participants. Following receipt of the initial confirmation, you will receive weekly reminder emails with the option to add to your e-calendar. Please print your email address clearly on your registration card. Afraid of technology? If you use email and have Wi-Fi, you can participate. The Zoom application offers a single click and view opportunity. At class time simply open your email and click the web link. How will the class participate? Questions may be submitted in writing through the chat feature – or you may speak through the microphone when called upon. The host will assist the guest speaker with Q&A. What about privacy? While participating you have control of your computer camera and may turn it on or off at any time. Microphones will remain off until the Q&A portion. What if you miss a live lecture? All registered participants will receive access to recorded, password protected lectures made available through the end of the semester. 


To Register or for more details

Online Registration

More about the spring lecture series


To be placed on the Elderscholar mailing list or for more information about the program, please contact the Office of Community Programs at (540) 375-5233 or elderscholar@roanoke.edu.