After a few years of online events due to COVID restrictions, we are happy to welcome the visiting American debate team at Kyushu University Ito Campus. Please come to any of the events including a lecture/discussion, an evidence-based "Policy Debate" about gestational surrogacy, and extemporaneous-style "Parliamentary Debate" followed by an informal party.
The visiting American team consists of two student debaters and two faculty debate coaches. The Kyushu University team members will be selected from the English Speaking Society (ESS).
|Target||General, High school students, Current students and staff|
|Dates||2023.06.14 [Wed] 13:00 – 20:00|
|Venue name||East Zone Classroom E-D-103|
|Seating capacity||200 people, in order of arrival *First come, first served. If the participants exceed the capacity of the classroom (E-D-103), they will be asked to watch the events online via Zoom. The informal party (4) will be held at an off-campus restaurant (max. 15 people).|
|Participation fee||Free of charge|
|Event details||(1) 13:00-14:30. Lecture/Discussion: "Value of Debate"
John P. Koch, Ph.D. (Vanderbilt University, Senior Lecturer of Communication Studies. Director of Debate)
Kenneth Newby, J.D. (Morehouse College, Senior Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. Debate Coach)
(2) 14:50-16:20. Policy Debate (HEnDA style, Japan's high school nationals)
US Team (Nine Abad, University of Houston and Daniel Ardity, Vanderbilt University) vs. Kyushu University Team
Resolved: That the Japanese government should legalize gestational surrogacy. (HEnDA, Japan's high school national debate tournament topic 2023)
(3) 16:50-18:10. Parliamentary Style Debate
US Team vs. Kyushu University Team
Debate Motion: TBA
(4) 18:30-20:00. Informal party.
Advanced registration required|
2023.05.13 [Sat] –
Name: FLC Debate Education Support Group
|Publishing period||2023.05.13 [Sat] –|