Thursday, April 29, 2010

Over Ten Years of Internet Debating Remembered

Here is the video about the event that started it all, Spring 2000 University of Vermont vs. English Speaking Union All Stars.

Thanks to Karen McGregor for this video.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Lecture - Irish Format - Intro to the Irish Format

Lecture: Irish Times Debate Format from Steve Llano on Vimeo.

A lecture given by the Irish Times Debating Champions in March 2010 at the King's College Debate Society, Manhattan.

Lecturing are Irish Times winners Sean O'Quigley, Niall Sherry, and Niamh Ni Mhaoleoin. The lecture is split between them in this order, with Sean taking basic rules and structure, Niall discussing argumentation, and Niamh considering style in Irish Times debating.

Attending the workshop were students from St. John's University, Queens and students from the King's College, Manhattan.

The Irish Times tour is sponsored by the National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA), The Irish Times newspaper, and supported in New York City by the St. John's University Debate Society
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Debate - Public - Tie Development Aid to Women's Rights - St. John's vs. Irish National Team

St. John's University Debate vs. Irish Times National Champions from Steve Llano on Vimeo.

The topic for this public debate is: This House believes that international aid should be tied to women's rights.

The teams are:

First Prop - Shreya Bansal and Sara Marron (STJDS)

First Opp - Sean O'Quigley (Griffiths College Dublin) and George Fitzpatrick (STJDS)

Closing Prop - Niall Sherry and Niamh Ni Mhaoleoin (Trinity College, Dublin)

Closing Opp - Alia Bellwood and Korey Pace (STJDS)

Introducing the debate is Dr. Michael Hostetler, Chair of the Department of Rhetoric, Communication and Theater at St. John's University, New York.
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