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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!

Spring 2015 Coffee Shop Talks 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5
Father Knows Best? Arranged Marriage in Contemporary India
Dr. Meeta Mehrotra, Associate Professor of Sociology

THURSDAY, MARCH 12
History Wars: Taking to the Streets over US AP History
Dr. Whitney Leeson, Professor and Chair of History, Dr. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes, Associate Professor of History,
Dr. Rob Willingham, Associate Professor of History, and Dr. Mary Henold, Associate Professor of History

THURSDAY, MARCH 19
The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff
Coffee Shop Book Club with Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris, Lecturer of Religion and Philosophy

THURSDAY, APRIL 2
Magna Carta: What's So Great about the Great 'Great Charter'
Mr. Timothy Isaacs and Mr. Michael Pace, Center for Teaching the Rule of Law

THURSDAY, MAY 7
Tangent Unavoided: Is a 21st Century Liberal Arts Education Worth the Cost?
Dr. Mathew Fleenor, Associate Professor of Physics

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