As a part of “Japan-US Exchange Debate 2017 tour” sponsored by Japan Debate Association, US debaters’team gave a lecture and some open debates at Kyushu University Faculty of Languages & Cultures on June 13th.
US debate team
Dr.John M. Kephart Ⅲ (Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of Forensics, California State University, Northridge)
Elijah Smith（Graduate student, Wake Forest University）
Allison Foust（Student, Regis University）
Demo Policy Debate with International Students
Resolved: That US law enforcement agencies (such as the FBI) should have the right to force technology companies (such as Apple) to provide backdoor access
Talk & Discussion
“Changing trends in US academic debate:
Reaching minority communities”
by Dr. John M. Kephart Ⅲ
(Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of
Forensics at California States University, Northridge)
Policy Debate HEnDA Format and Resolution 2017
Resolved: That Japan should significantly relax its immigration policies.
British Parliamentary Debate
Motion: This House would grant refugees citizenship.