The UTS CAIK Great Debate
Date and Time
The Centre for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledges (CAIK) in partnership with the UTS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is hosting a Great Debate with high profile Indigenous speakers on the evening of Tuesday 30 July.
This will be a lighthearted, entertaining and lively battle of ideas and perspectives on the debate topic: ‘Love is All We Need’.
Our Chair for the evening, Terri "Justice" Janke, will oversee the proceedings with the two debate teams being led by UTS's own Heidi Norman (Professor, Social and Political Sciences) and Sandra Phillips (Associate Professor, Indigenous Higher Degree by Research).
Debate teams will include the brilliant talents of screen star Luke Carroll, Sydney Festival Director Wesley Enoch, 2018 Deadly Funny champion Leon Filewood, artist educator Shannon Foster, ABC Black Comedy legend Stephen Oliver and poet/Harvard Fulbright scholar Alison Whittaker.
Drinks and canapés will be served from 5:30pm, with the debate commencing at 6:15pm and concluding at 7:30pm.
DATE: Tuesday 30th July,
ARRIVE: Between 5:30pm and 6pm
VENUE: UTS Building 1 - Level 5, Great Hall, UTS City Campus, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
Tickets are $10 and proceeds will go to the Literacy for Life Foundation - an Aboriginal-run charity training local people to deliver adult literacy classes in their community.
Our debate presenters! From left to right: Terri Janke, Heidi Norman, Sandra Phillips, Wesley Enoch, Shannon Foster, Luke Carroll, Steven Oliver, Leon Filewood and Alison Whittaker.