Events Calendar

2020-2021 Events:

Information Session – Debate at Bard
13 August 2020, 4:30pm
Zoom 
Interested in learning more about the Bard Debate Union? Join our L&T Info Session to meet coaches and current members of the team and learn about everything we do – tournaments, public debates, outreach, and more!

Scrimmage – Fall Semester Warm-up
26-27 September 2020, 10am-4pm
Zoom
Join members of the Bard Debate Union as well as debaters from regional debate programs for a day of debates as we prepare for the Fall 2020 tournament season.

Public Debate – Should federal officeholders in the United States should be determined through sortition instead of election?
15 October 2020, 7:00pm
Zoom
Join us for an exciting public debate as part of the Hannah Arendt Center Special Webinar – “Revitalizing Democracy: Sortition, Citizen Power, and Spaces of Freedom.” Co-sponsored by the Bard Debate Union, the Hannah Arendt Center, and the Center for Civic Engagement. For more information about the Hannah Arendt Center Special Webinar, visit: https://hac.bard.edu/conferences/?eid=138020 

Roundtable – The Presidential Election and America in the World
24 October 2020, 2:00pm
Zoom
Join us for our annual Family/Alumni Weekend Politics Roundtable. This year’s roundtable will feature three Bard Debate Union alumni – Zach Israel ’12 (Principle and Manager of Legislative Affairs, The Ferguson Group; DC Young Democrats’ National Committeeman), Stephanie Presch ’15 (Content Specialist on the Editorial Content team, UnidosUS), and Eva-Marie Quinones ’17 (PhD Candidate in Political Science, Yale University). For more information about Family/Alumni Weekend at Bard, visit: https://www.bard.edu/familyweekend/ 

Information Session – Debate at Bard
2 February 2021, 7:00pm
Zoom 
Interested in learning more about the Bard Debate Union? Join our Info Session to meet coaches and current members of the team and learn about everything we do – tournaments, public debates, outreach, and more!

More events coming soon!