Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

Debate: The Paris Accord

When: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

Should the U.S. return to participation in the Paris Accord, the international agreement to combat climate change? SMU Debate will host a public debate on the issue, with team members providing opening and closing speeches while allowing half an hour for audience arguments for and against the resolution. A final ballot will be taken regarding the audience opinion at the end of the hour. The event is one of a series of public debates on controversial issues sponsored by SMU Debate for the campus and Dallas community. Dr.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.3028

Debate: Roe vs. Wade

When: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Should the U.S. overturn the Supreme Court case of Roe vs. Wade, which legalized abortion? SMU Debate will host a public debate on the issue, with team members providing opening and closing speeches while allowing half an hour for audience arguments for and against the resolution. A final ballot will be taken regarding the audience opinion at the end of the hour. The event is one of a series of public debates on controversial issues sponsored by SMU Debate for the campus and Dallas community. Dr.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.3028

Debate: The Affordable Care Act

When: 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

SMU Debate will host a public debate on the Affordable Care Act, with team members providing opening and closing speeches while allowing half an hour for audience arguments for and against the resolution. A final ballot will be taken regarding the audience opinion at the end of the hour. The event is one of a series of public debates on controversial issues sponsored by SMU Debate for the campus and Dallas community. Dr. Ben Voth, associate professor and director of debate in Meadows’ Corporate Communication and Public Affairs Division, will moderate.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.3028

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