International Relations Lecture Series

Sponsored by the Tuesday Women’s Association (TWA) of the Ethical Society of St. Louis & the American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Want to know more about cultural & political changes around the World? Here’s your chance! The TWA and AAUW invite you to learn from experts about the most critical issues affecting our global community.

Annually, for 80 years, this Series has put a spotlight on forces driving world news events.  Lectures are free & open to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Featured Talks & Speakers

Joyce Marie Mushaben, Ph.D.

The Rise of Extremism

January 8, 2019 – 10:45 AM

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Kevin Horrigan

Impact of Fake News: Freedom of Speech, the Press, & Social Media

February 12, 2019 – 10:45 AM

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Jeffrey A. Winters, Ph.D.

Threats of Oligarchy &
Dark Money to Democracy

March 12, 2019 – 10:45 AM

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Harvey R. Fields Jr., Ph.D.

Intersection of Religion & Politics

April 9, 2019 – 10:45 AM

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About The Series

Guest lecturers will speak for about 45 minutes, and field questions afterward for approximately 15 minutes. Attendees are invited to bring lunch & stay to discuss the day’s topic. Each event of the Series will begin promptly at 10:45 AM the 2nd Tuesday of the month, January to April.

In case of inclement weather, call 314-991-0955, ext. 224.


Kay Meyer, member AAUW & TWA

Committee Members

  • Sharon Poe, TWA and Julie Triplett, AAUW

Topic: The Rise of Extremism, January 8

  • Marcia Cline, TWA and Susan Teicher, AAUW

Topic: Impact of Fake News, February 12

  • Deanna Stevenson and Patricia Scott, TWA

Topic: Dark Money & Plutocracy, March 12

  • Vett Goods, TWA and Nancy Hutchins, AAUW

Topic: Intersection of Religion and Politics, April 9

Next Event in the Series


Harvey R. Fields Jr., Ph.D.


The Intersection of Politics and Religion


April 9, 2019; 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM


The Ethical Society of St. Louis – Upper Auditorium
9001 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63117