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October 2018

The People’s Poetry: Poet’s Critique Groups

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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We typically have between 12 - 18 poets attend each workshop. Most won't RSVP on meetup.com. For more information, please review the following documents: 1) Guidelines for Participation: http://peoplescolloquium.org/guidelines/2) Workshop Syllabus: http://peoplescolloquium.org/peoples-ink-syllabus-tuesdays/ If this will be your first attendance, please email us at ThePeoplesColloquiumPDX@gmail.com to arrange your observation. Include information about yourself, your poetry, your goals as a poet, and how the the critique groups can best help you meet your goals. We'll respond with meeting information and details for…

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The People’s Ink: Writer’s Critique Groups

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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Our Tuesday critique groups are appropriate for writers of all intentions and backgrounds. We typically have between 40-50 participants in attendance each week. Most will not RSVP on meetup.com. For more information, please review the following documents: 1) Guidelines for Participation: http://peoplescolloquium.org/guidelines/2) Workshop Syllabus: http://peoplescolloquium.org/peoples-ink-syllabus-tuesdays/ If this will be your first attendance, please email us at ThePeoplesColloquiumPDX@gmail.com to arrange your observation. Include information about yourself, your writing, your goals as a writer, and how the the critique groups can best…

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The People’s Stage: Readings, discussions, libations

October 2 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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This poetry and prose open mic follows our weekly critique group and classes - all are welcome, and it's a great way to meet and interact with The People's Ink community. This is also a wonderful event for those who are looking to enjoy or participate in a literary open-mic. • Syllabus http://peoplescolloquium.org/peoples-stage-poetry-syllabus/ • Guidelines for Participation http://peoplescolloquium.org/guidelines/

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Discussion: Making The Familiar Strange with Viktor Shklovsky

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Portland Roasting Coffee, 815 SE Oak Street
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Discussion facilitator: Richard PFacilitator bio: http://peoplescolloquium.org/teacher-bios/ Discussion title: Making The Familiar Strange with Viktor Shklovsky During this discussion, we’ll analyze the essay “Art as Technique” by Viktor Shklovsky. “Art as Technique” is famous for introducing the concept of “de-familiarization.” In brief, the goal of de-familiarization is to make the “familiar strange” in order to interrupt the reader’s habitual modes of interaction and understanding, and to represent the world as novel and rich. The concept can be applied to how language…

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Lecture: Feminist Horror Frameworks

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Portland Roasting Coffee, 815 SE Oak Street
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Lecturer: Kellye McBrideFacilitator bio: http://peoplescolloquium.org/teacher-bios/ Syllabus:In recent years, special attention has been paid to how horror narratives address feminist concerns of violence against women, body dysmorphia, and gender roles in both positive and negative ways. Many scholars have weighed in on whether horror films are fundamentally positive or negative in their portrayals of women, and whether this has changed in light of contemporary approaches to horror. This lecture aims to address feminist criticisms of the horror film and problematize notions…

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Literary Discussion: Zora Neale Hurston, Part 1

October 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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Discussion: A Night Discussing Zora Neale Hurston, Part 1Facilitated by Josuee H Alongside Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston is one of the most celebrated writers of the Harlem Renaissance, that period of marked cultural and artistic accomplishment by African-American (then “Negro”) artists that spanned from the 1920s and beyond.Though she is best known for her novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” Hurston was also a short story writer, essayist, playwright and anthropologist of oral traditions. For all her success, however,…

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The People’s Poetry: Poet’s Critique Groups

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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We typically have between 12 - 18 poets attend each workshop. Most won't RSVP on meetup.com. For more information, please review the following documents: 1) Guidelines for Participation: http://peoplescolloquium.org/guidelines/2) Workshop Syllabus: http://peoplescolloquium.org/peoples-ink-syllabus-tuesdays/ If this will be your first attendance, please email us at ThePeoplesColloquiumPDX@gmail.com to arrange your observation. Include information about yourself, your poetry, your goals as a poet, and how the the critique groups can best help you meet your goals. We'll respond with meeting information and details for…

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The People’s Ink: Writer’s Critique Groups

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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Our Tuesday critique groups are appropriate for writers of all intentions and backgrounds. We typically have between 40-50 participants in attendance each week. Most will not RSVP on meetup.com. For more information, please review the following documents: 1) Guidelines for Participation: http://peoplescolloquium.org/guidelines/2) Workshop Syllabus: http://peoplescolloquium.org/peoples-ink-syllabus-tuesdays/ If this will be your first attendance, please email us at ThePeoplesColloquiumPDX@gmail.com to arrange your observation. Include information about yourself, your writing, your goals as a writer, and how the the critique groups can best…

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The People’s Stage: Readings, discussions, libations

October 9 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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This poetry and prose open mic follows our weekly critique group and classes - all are welcome, and it's a great way to meet and interact with The People's Ink community. This is also a wonderful event for those who are looking to enjoy or participate in a literary open-mic. • Syllabus http://peoplescolloquium.org/peoples-stage-poetry-syllabus/ • Guidelines for Participation http://peoplescolloquium.org/guidelines/

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Discussion: “Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship”

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Portland Roasting Coffee, 815 SE Oak Street
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Discussion facilitator: Richard PFacilitator bio: http://peoplescolloquium.org/teacher-bios/ Discussion title: Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship" On October 2nd 2018 in Areo Magazine, three scholars published an account called "Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship." Within this account, the three scholars detailed how for almost a year they intentionally wrote fallacious and ridiculous academic papers and submitted them to professional journals that they judged as biased in favor of what they called "grievance studies." Within their account, they…

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