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International Waters, an interdisciplinary meta-festival of Portland culture

I run an organization here in town called Research Club. We’re in the middle of our biggest project yet — the Portland Passport Project. For the next stage, we've talked to all the amazing groups that we've worked with here in Portland and put together a calendar of their events happening between May 15 and July 21. The goal is to create a broader context where you can encounter as many different branches of Portland culture as possible. [more inside]
posted by nímwunnan on May 7, 2012 - 0 comments

Year 2 of Research Club's Philosophy Course Is Underway

Last year we had a 9 week overview of western philosophy geared towards artists and makers. This year we tackle the history and philosophy of the idea of the rhizome, among other things. It's an introduction to philosophy for artists, an introduction to psychoanalysis for philosophers, an introduction to pragmatics for psychoanalysts and an introduction to art for pragmatists. This happens in Portland, OR, but you can follow online. Week 3 is online in its entirety, and there's more to follow. Also, our instructor is hosting reading groups under the name First Hand Philosophy. [more inside]
posted by nímwunnan on Aug 17, 2011 - 1 comment

Research Club is going on tour and wants your projects

When I introduced Research Club to MeFI in July, I mentioned that we were going on tour soon. Well, we're less than two weeks from leaving, and we're taking submissions for collaboration. This can take a couple forms -- 1) Profiles or 2) Collaborative Projects [more inside]
posted by nímwunnan on Oct 5, 2010 - 1 comment

Research Club is a clubhouse for inquisitive people

For the past year, I've been running a little organization called Research Club here in Portland, Oregon. It started out as a monthly dinner at my house, which then turned into a monthly series of free brunches and lectures at an art gallery downtown, and has now turned into a permanent location shared with micro-cinema, Grand Detour. The official line is that Research Club is a community-supported think-tank. [more inside]
posted by nímwunnan on Jul 27, 2010 - 10 comments

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