Events Calendar

2021-2022 Events:

Info Session – Debate at Bard
Monday, August 23, 5pm (Olin 202)
Interested in learning more about the Bard Debate Union? Join our L&T Info Session to meet coaches and learn about everything we do – public debates, competitive debate, debate outreach, international network debate, prison debate, and more! No prior debate experience is needed!

Meeting – Welcome to the Bard Debate Union
Thursday, Sept 2, 7:00pm (Olin 203)
Join coaches and returning students for our first meeting of the year! We will go over all of the things we do – public debates, competitive debate, debate outreach, international network debate, prison debate, and more! No prior debate experience is needed!

Faculty Discussion Series – Debate in the Classroom (OSUN Global Debate Network)
6 October 2021, 9:00am
Zoom
Join leaders of the Global Debate Network and faculty from across OSUN institutions for our first Faculty Discussion Series event on using debate in the classroom. Faculty will be encouraged to share debate activities and assignments they are currently using in their classes as well as to ask questions and seek feedback from one another. Register here: https://forms.gle/tRvjDrk1YLz6oDxk6

Student Debate Series – Meet and Greet (OSUN Global Debate Network)
13 October 2021, 9:00am
Zoom
Join leaders of the Global Debate Network and students from across OSUN institutions for a Meet and Green event to get to know one another and plan a series of upcoming student debates on timely and exciting topics!

Roundtable – Talking Politics with the Bard Debate Union
23 October 2021, 2:00pm
Olin Auditorium
Join current members of the Bard Debate Union as well as BDU alumni/ae for a roundtable discussion on current affairs and how young people can find their voices in the contemporary political landscape. This event is part of Bard’s Family/Alumni Weekend 2021; for more information about Family/Alumni Weekend, visit: https://www.bard.edu/familyweekend/ 

Workshop – Social Justice Debates
24 October 2021, 10:00am-5:00pm
Zoom
Join members of the Bard Debate Union as well as students from the University of Vermont and University of Rochester for a day of discussion and debate about social justice topics.

More events coming Soon!!!