Public Forums

The University of Alaska Anchorage hosts biannual Public Policy Debates and Faculty Forums on a wide range of issues, including energy policy, climate change, indigenous issues, smoking, presidential campaigns, and more.  For more information, contact the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence at

The University of Texas at Austin offers public forums focusing on current controversial topics (e.g., immigration, global education, Muslim American issues) that complement its Difficult Dialogues courses and engage a broader public.