Southwestern University welcomes veteran democratic political strategist, academic, author, and syndicated columnist Donna Brazile and celebrated conservative voice and former presidential advisor Mary Matalin as guest speakers at the 2019 Roy and Margaret Shilling Lecture, Politics Aside.

Alma Thomas Theater, October 4, 2019, 7:30pm CDT

General seating will begin at 6:30p.m. Seating in the theater is sold out, but additional seating will be available on the Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall where a live broadcast will be shown. 

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni may also watch a password-protected online broadcast. Watch your email for viewing instructions from the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations (512.863.1410 or

View the Livestream 

Learn more about guest speakers Donna Brazile, Mary Matalin, and the Shilling Lecture Series.