We discuss the recent rise of teams refusing to debate their assigned side in a BP debate because they are personally opposed to the position they draw on the topic.
Is this good for BP debate? Is it bad?
Is this something that should be permitted?
Our guest is legendary food rhetorician and rhetoric superstar Dr. Justin Eckstein of Pacific Lutheran University.
Glad to have Paul on to talk about his work in developing and hosting the Lafayette Debates in Washington D.C.
Cate Steve and Aaron talk about the upcoming Lafayette debates and the practice held last weekend on whether or not the 1968 Paris student uprising was justified.
For more about the Lafayette Debates, visit www.lafayettedebates.net
For more about counterfactual argumentation, Cate suggests reading this.
On this episode, Patricia Johnson-Castle talks to her former student Michaela Ho about her recent transition from debater to coach in Capetown. Patricia was Michaela's coach in South Africa, and they discuss a lot of the challenges, changes, and great successes being a debate coach brings.
Cate Rocks!! Listen to her talk about teaching debate. It's amazing. It's our little Christmas gift to you.
We talk about the first day of NCA and what we thought about it!
We talk about a random assortment of hot button debate issues!
We'll chat about the SDSU motions and Will is in the hot seat!
Fitz and Steve review the first day's debates at the Huber Debates in November of 2017. Dr. Jaime Wright joins in between cheering for Alabama football, and a cavalcade of ITB fans storms the bar to share their hot takes at the end1
Join Aaron and Steve as they speak to Johannes Meiborg and Lennart Lockstein who are in charge of Achte Minute, that amazing German debating webpage we all love to visit.
We talk about German Debate, international tournaments, and the advantages of a local circuit.
Here are some of the links that Lennart mentioned in the show:
Here's our latest episode where we talk about debate teaching, motions, and all sorts of great debate stuff.
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