Engaging the Mind Archives

Written in the Stars – Untold Stories of Women in Science

March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Paramount Theater

with authors Margot Lee Shetterly and Dava Sobel Find Out More >

Reimagining Equality

January 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm Reception (light fare) 6:30 - 8:00 pm Program

Paramount Theater

with Anita Hill, Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women's Studies at Brandeis University Find Out More >

King’s Vibrato: Speech, Power and the Sounds of Blackness

January 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm lecture

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center


with Maurice Wallace, Associate Professor, English Department and Associate Director, African-American & African Studies, Carter G. Woodson Institute Find Out More >

Modeling and Managing Risk to Cyber-Physical Systems of Systems

May 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm Reception & 7:00 - 8:30 pm Lecture

The UVa Northern Virginia Center

*SPEAKER UPDATE* Unfortunately our speaker, Barry Horowitz, is unable to lead this talk. Yacov Y. Haimes has graciously agreed to speak in his place. Find Out More >

Legislative Effectiveness in the United States Congress: The Lawmakers

April 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm Reception & Lecture at 7:00 pm

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research

with Craig Volden, Associate Dean and Professor in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy Find Out More >

Vagrant Nation: Police Power, Constitutional Change, and the Making of the 1960s

March 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center


Offered as a part of the Virginia Festival of the Book. Find Out More >

The Soundtrack for a Revolution: African American Music and the Protest Tradition

January 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm Reception with light fare, followed by Lecture at 6:30 pm

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, Auditorium

with Claudrena Harold, Associate Professor, History Find Out More >

Engaging the Mind presents Craig Volden, HooReads! Faculty Author

December 7, 2015 @ *** PLEASE NOTE, NEW DATE *** reception at 6:30 pm & lecture at 7:00 pm

The UVa Northern Virginia Center

A Conversation with Matthew Crawford

March 18, 2015 @ 6 - 7pm

UVa Harrison Institute Small Special Collections

Slavery at the University of Virginia

January 27, 2015 @ 6-8pm

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center