A robust discussion of the Bin crew about the norms and practices of American BP. What are the aspirations, goals, and purposes of BP debating? We dive deep, so hang on.
Here's your Bin fix - we discuss recent motions from the two opening fall tournaments! check it out.
Join us for a discussion about the work of the Urban Debate League in New York. Executive Director Erik Fogel, Operations Director Jessica Macintosh, and Program Director Aubrey Semple join us for an hour conversation about their important work! Matt Lavery and Cate Morrison join Steve!
ITB welcomes Randall to the show to advocate for the importance of Spanish language debating for everyone. We talk about teaching high school debate, some strange organizations that host debating competitions, worlds, nationals, world schools, the recent NSDA Conference, and more!
Join us for a great conversation with Josh Martin and JP about their new podcast on the important political issues facing the world. Great for prep for debates, and great for those just interested in bettering their argumentation skills, it looks poised to be the second or third best debate podcast in the world.
What's in, what's out - the Bin reviews the National and UIL topics for the fall for high school debate!
We also discuss the responsibilities of the debate educator when selecting a topic and assuming that there are two equal sides worthy of exploration.
Come have a listen!
Join us for a great discussion about how to not let the summer fun become a debate summer slump! Recruitment strategies abound from the Bin Crew.
We review the motions from the PES tournament in Bangalore!
Jake Silverman joins us for a discussion of EUDC, teaching in Hong Kong, and his work on Kialo.
Have a listen!
If you are interested in contacting Jake about opportunities in China, send him an email!
Capstone Prep is where he teaches in Hong Kong. Email him about opportunies at JSilverman at Brandeis.edu
We accidentally just talked for 90 MINUTES about the motions from EUDC. It's pretty great or it would have been edited. Join us for this exciting conversation about the good, bad, and confusing about them. What do you think? Let us know by tweeting at us @inthebinpodcast or emailing us at inthebinpodcast at gmail.com
here what the Bin Crew has to say about the motions at EUDC so far! JP, Cate, Will, Aaron and Steve give their takes on the motions for rounds 1 through 6!
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Time for a new episode!
We discuss Kialo the argument mapping website and it's potential uses and benefits for debaters and CAS!
Aaron takes us through the motions of the University Asian Debating Championships and we talk about what we like and don't' like about them!
Cate is a Facebook Maestro; her recent post about the nature of policy debate keeping novices out of debating sparked a great thread. We discuss it, and here it is for context:
We also talk about JP's new podcast too! have a listen!
The Bin Crew is joined by ELE finalist from the recent Spanish Worlds, Megan Boyd, who shares her experiences with us!
We talk about the merits of debating in non-English languages for native speakers, and the decision announced this week by Mexico Worlds to hold the Master's debates in Spanish.
We also discuss summer reading practices, debate promotion considerations, and a whole lot more! Have a listen.
Join us for a new episode! The Bin crew tackles the very heated pedophilia motion from Spanish Worlds and the question of motion writing standards and norms.
We also talk to Aaron and Cate about the recent American argumentation conference held in Alta, Utah and the implications for debaters. Could you get paid and get a free master's degree for coaching debate? (spoiler alert: yes)
Steve attended a debate hosted my The Motion Debate in New York City and talks about the experience of seeing a debate done by interested members of a public club who have little to no connection to intercollegiate debating.
All this and more! Have a listen.
Relevant Links mentioned in the show:
Tonight we dare to dream about Hawaii and the amazing possibility of debating on a beach - Sterling Higa lived this dream and now returns to Hawaii Pacific university to direct the program there. We talk about promotion, finances, and how to name your event to ensure that people can go to it.
Cate Morrison, Nelson Kezoh, and John Patrick join us for a discussion about how we package and sell debate to administrators, and what argumentation conferences are like.
Here's the link to the NAACP debate that Sterling was talking about:
Hey so what's this summer thing about? Apparently not doing podcasts!
We're back to discuss what we thought of USU, teaching debate, summer ideas for debaters, and what to do if terrible politicians try to co-opt your debate event for their nefarious purposes.
Have a listen!
the bin crew lets us know what went down in Denver at the USU tournament. We chat about the tournament and the motions, and some of the other practices we noticed.
We had a great time yesterday debating at the University of Denver. This episode asks people who amble by at the hotel bar what their favorite motion was and why. We go in depth on motion construction, judging, prepping, and so much more! Join Fitz and Steve and friends live from the Hyatt Bar in Denver Colorado!
It's that time of year again - time for ITB LIVE at USU. The United States Universities Championship is one of the premiere debating events in the US and we bring you to the heart of the tournament - the hotel bar - every night of the competition.
Tonight's episode is a preview: Who to look out for, what to expect, motions, and more. We also discuss America's Cup, and what challenges face BP today.
Join John Patrick, Steve Llano, Rob Ruiz, Steve West, Miranda, Justin Eckstein, Emilio Horner, Sam French, Steve Penner, and Josh Martin - and other friends for this kick off episode.
If you are in the Denver area, come join us nightly during the USU competition and see if you can get your comment or thought on the air! 10PM nightly at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Denver, near the convention center.
Lovely always to have Dr. Cate Morrison from the University of Rhode Island on the show to talk about just that. We discuss the limits of BP when placed before a public audience, the ideology of BP, it's hegemonic function, and more. Tune in and see why it's so dangerous to have a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh Communication Department.
Great and hilarious conversation about debate - kinda? Join David Register, famous for his Prison Debate pedagogy, as he leads us in an enlightening and mysterious conversation about a lot of debate related ideas. I'ts great. Matt Vazquez, new Debate Director at Cape Cod Community College joins as well as we talk about WUDC, USUDA, and home school debate, as well as other enlightening topics.
Join an All-Star panel for a great discussion about how the motions we choose to debate reflect strongly on the aims, benefits, and purposes of debating.
Join Steve with his Bin panel of Hannah Herman, George Fitzpatrick, Sam Natale, Nelson Kezoh, Mandy Frank and a special appearance by Dr. Jaime Wright to round out the commentary.
We discuss: International debate tours, the Texas Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Championship tournament, where to go for motions at times where there are many uncomfortable political policies, and a lot more!