Oct. 24, 2016: Arguing Alaska returns with debate on political correctness Oct. 24
by Michelle Saport |
Monday, Oct. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Bear Tooth Theatrepub (1230 W. 27th Ave.)
Arguing Alaska returns with a debate on the controversial topic: "Political correctness has compromised free thought in American universities."
Arguing for the proposition will be Mike Dunleavy, Alaska state senator, and Paul Jenkins, editor of Anchorage Daily Planet.
Arguing for the opposition will be Diane Hirshberg, Ph.D., director of the Center for Alaska Education Policy Research, and Daniel Kline, Ph.D., director of the UAA Department of English.
This debate will take place Monday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. Tickets start at $15 and are available online at SeawolfDebate.com/ArguingAlaska as well as at the Bear Tooth box office.
The Arguing Alaska Debate Series is an initiative started by the Seawolf Debate Program and Alaska Dispatch News to promote positive community discourse on topics of extreme importance to the Alaska community. Debates occur between members of the community, such as policymakers, academics and specialists. Proceeds from the tickets of each event go to support the Seawolf Debate Program.