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November 2019

The People’s Ink: Writer’s Critique Groups

November 26 @ 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: https://peoplescolloquium.org/guidelines/2) Workshop Syllabus: https://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 Ink: Poet’s Critique Group

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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The People's Ink Poetry Critique Group is a weekly poetry workshop. We discuss the submitted work of two poets each meeting. We typically have between 8-12 participants each workshop. These are in depth discussions of 1-2 poems for each poet. We ask that if this will be your first attendance, please email us at peoplespoetry.hanna@gmail.comto arrange an observation. This is so you can get a feel for how we run our meetings. Include in your email, your goals as a…

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Readings in the History and Philosophy of Science

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Market of Choice – Goat Blocks – SE Portland, OR, 1090 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Last meeting we finished up with Newton Queries and began to discuss George Smith's 'How Newton's Principia changed physics' (page 360 in Janiak and Schliesser (ed.), "Interpreting Newton"). For our next meeting let's spend a bit more time on the Smith article, and specifically go through point by point his 9 ways in which Newton changed physics. In our cursory review of it last time we missed some details such as error analysis and counterfactual framing. After we finish with…

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December 2019

Seminar: The Greeks and Modernity

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portland Roasting Coffee, 815 SE Oak St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: The Greeks and Modernity, hosted by Michael McGettigan, ABD Reading recommendation: Schmitt pp. 333-347. Rational Feelings. We are beginning to think about the "aesthetic, ethical, and political significance" of cultivating feelings in the light of the Platonic conception of knowledge we have become acquainted with. Education is not "acquiring skills": it is how we are inserted into the world and thus how the world can appear and be for us. Hence education determines our fit in Being. Since the…

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Seminar: Postmodernity, Nihilism, Trans/Post-Humanism, Digitality/Singularity…

December 3 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
The Jade Lounge, 2342 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: Postmodernity, Nihilism, Trans/Post-Humanism, Philosophy of Horror, Digitality/Singularity, Speculative Realism, etc., hosted by Richard Pope Reading assignment: "The Last Messiah," by Peter Wessel Zapffe, https://philosophynow.org/issues/45/The_Last_Messiah Please email ThePeoplesColloquiumPDX@Gmail.com if you're having trouble procuring a copy of the text. Group Description: Oh, Humanity. You wonderful, foolish, magnificent, pathetic tragicomic actor, part ape, part angel, artist strung out on her own genius … What will become of you? Your technologies have become strange even to the hands of their makers. Your philosophers…

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The People’s Ink: Writer’s Critique Groups

December 3 @ 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: https://peoplescolloquium.org/guidelines/2) Workshop Syllabus: https://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 Ink: Poet’s Critique Group

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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The People's Ink Poetry Critique Group is a weekly poetry workshop. We discuss the submitted work of two poets each meeting. We typically have between 8-12 participants each workshop. These are in depth discussions of 1-2 poems for each poet. We ask that if this will be your first attendance, please email us at peoplespoetry.hanna@gmail.comto arrange an observation. This is so you can get a feel for how we run our meetings. Include in your email, your goals as a…

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What is Post-Structuralism?

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Goose Hollow Inn, 1927 SW Jefferson St
Portland, OR 97201 us
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Assigned reading: Chapter 7 of The Order of Things by Michel Foucault. Structuralism is the methodology that seeks to understand human behavior and events through systems that arose in sociology, anthropology, and linguistics in the early twentieth century as a parallel to existentialism in Europe. Post-structuralism, by extension, can be considered the continuation or rejection of this movement. This seminar seeks to address the question of what post-structuralism is by reading a handful of authors who could be considered “structuralists”…

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Seminar: Buddhism and The West

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Slide Inn, 2348 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: Buddhism and The West, hosted by Richard Pope During two upcoming readings, we'll begin an exploration of the intersection between Buddhism and continental philosophy. We'll start with "Nothing: Three Inquiries in Buddhism." Reading assignment: Read the second essay from "Nothing" titled: “ENLIGHTENMENT, REVOLUTION, CURETHE PROBLEM OF PRAXIS AND THE RADICAL NOTHINGNESS OF THE FUTURE" by Eric Cazdyn We'll likely discuss the first 1/3 or 1/2 of this essay. Purchase on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Nothing-Three-Inquiries-Buddhism-TRIOS/dp/022623326X Reach out to ThePeoplesColloquiumPDX@gmail.com if you would…

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Portland Association of Deleuze Studies

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Slide Inn, 2348 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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***Venue change this week. We will meet at Rendez Vous of Belmont. (34th and Belmont)Portland Association of Deleuze Studies, hosted by Ian Garlington, PhD Reading assignment: Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza, by Gilles Deleuze, Chapter 3 PDF of the text: https://monoskop.org/images/c/c8/Deleuze_Gilles_Expressionism_in_Philosophy_Spinoza.pdf Please email Ian for details or questions about the group:iang08@gmail.com Description:Come connect and laugh with the other people in your town who are curious about the liberating potentials in the writings of Gilles Deleuze. Presently we are planning on meeting…

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