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John R. Park Debate Society Hosts Rwandan National Debate Team

October 20, 2016

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The John R. Park Debate Society (the University of Utah Speech and Debate Team) is pleased to host the IDebate Rwanda’s Rwandan National Team during their tour of the United States. Their tour will include a public debate that will consider the resolution: Resolved: Truth commissions are an insufficient response to genocide.

What: “Voices from a Post-Genocide Generation”: A Public Debate, featuring The Rwandan National Debate Team and The John R. Park Debate Society

-Presented by the John R. Park Debate Society and the Department of Communication at the University of Utah

-Sponsored by IDebate Rwanda

Who: The Rwandan National Debate Team & The University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society
When: Thursday, October 20, 2016; 5:00PM – 6:30PM
Where: Carolynn Tanner Irish Humanities Building, Room 101 (CTIHB 101); 215 S. Central Campus Dr., SLC, UT, 84112

In cooperation with IDebate Rwanda, the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society and The Department of Communication will host The Rwandan National Debate Team. This year, Furaha Amos, Intwali Murangira Bruce, Isabane Muhumuliza Harmonie, Bayingana Kirezi Sharon, and Kagabo Kamparage Angela will represent the Rwandan National Debate Team. The Rwandan debaters will visit Salt Lake City from October 19-21, 2016. During their visit, they will tour the University of Utah and Salt Lake City. The centerpiece of their visit is a public debate with the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society. The debate will consider the resolution: Resolved: Truth commissions are an insufficient response to genocide.

The event is free and open to the public.

For additional information, please contact Michael Middleton m.middleton@utah.edu

For more information about IDebate Rwanda, visit: http://www.debaterwanda.org

Last Updated: 8/21/17