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Past Council Events

Young Professionals

C.U.L.T.: Mezcal: A taste tour through Oaxaca

Nathan Gerdes

C.U.L.T.: Mezcal: A taste tour through OaxacaJoin the Young Professionals and Nathan Gerdes of Del Maguey for an evening of Mezcal, with a tasting and presentation on the geopolitical factors of the Agave industry in Mexico! Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

What's Next for the TPP?

What's Next for the TPP?Join us for a special morning program with insiders and experts on international trade–who will share their insights on the big picture and the path ahead for the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), signed into agreement in February 2016. Read More ››

International Speaker Series

Thomas L. Friedman: "The Middle East: An Update on Changing Events"

Thomas L. Friedman: "The Middle East: An Update on Changing Events"Thomas L. Friedman, Foreign Affairs Columnist for The New York Times, kicks off the 2016 International Speaker Series with "The Middle East: An Update on Changing Events". Monday, February 29th, 7pm. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Read More ››

Young Professionals

C.U.L.T.:Portland International Film Festival

C.U.L.T.:Portland International Film FestivalOn Tuesday Feb. 23rd, join the Young Professionals at Whitsell Auditorium to experience a small piece of the Portland International Film Festival.  We'll meet up outside the door at 5:30pm to watch The Clan, an Argentine film that tells the story of Arquímedes Puccio, a member of the secret police of the Videla military regime Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Film | IRAQI ODYSSEY

Film | IRAQI ODYSSEYIn this riveting and timely film, author and director Samir tells the compelling story of his globalized middle-class Iraqi family—now scattered between Auckland, Moscow, Paris, London and Buffalo, New York. Cosponsored as part of the 39th Portland International Film Festival. Read More ››

Education

FINDING PLACE: The Human Face of Migration, Displacement and the Search for Home

FINDING PLACE: The Human Face of Migration, Displacement and the Search for Home2016 Global Classroom Educators Conference “Finding Place” is a day-long educational experience for the community and a professional development opportunity for educators that will explore both global and local perspectives and reveal the human stories of families on the move. Read More ››

Young Professionals

Viewing of "Landfill Harmonic" with group discussion (CULT)

Viewing of "Landfill Harmonic" with group discussion (CULT)For this month's CULT event, we are going to attend a showing of a documentary called Landfill Harmonic (84 min.) at Whitsell Auditorium in the Portland Art Museum as a part of the Reel Music Festival. Afterward we will walk five minutes to McMenamins Market Street Pub to get some drinks and discuss the movie. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World

Leif Wenar

Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the WorldNatural resources like oil and minerals are the largest source of unaccountable power in the world. Go behind the headlines in search of the hidden global rule that thwarts democracy and development - and learn what you can do. Read More ››



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