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Careers in the Foreign Service: Diplomacy in Action

Please join Eta Chi, the PSU chapter of Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for…
Add to my Calendar 2021-04-16 15:00:00 2021-04-16 16:15:00 Careers in the Foreign Service: Diplomacy in Action Please join Eta Chi, the PSU chapter of Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies, on Friday April 16th for a discussion with US Department of State Foreign Service Officers Lindsay Henderson and Daniel Pattarini! They will discuss careers in the foreign service, diplomacy, and working in consulates as well as answer your questions!    Speakers:   Lindsay Henderson was born and raised in Oregon City, Oregon, and joined the Foreign Service as a consular officer in May 2002.  She is a graduate of Oregon City High School, the George Washington University's Elliott School for International Affairs, and the National War College in Washington, DC.  She has served overseas at the U.S. Embassy in Tirana, Albania; the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto, Ontario; the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia; and the U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt, Germany, among others.  She has also served several tours in Washington, DC, including in the Office of Overseas Citizens Services, the Bureau of Legislative Affairs, as director of the Washington (DC) Passport Agency, and as the public outreach coordinator for the Bureau of Consular Affairs.  Her professional interests include crisis management and personnel recovery, emergency consular services, and consular history.  She speaks German, Albanian, Georgian, some Spanish, and is currently a Russian language student at the Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, Virginia.  Her next assignment will be as the U.S. Consul General in Yekaterinburg, Russia beginning in summer 2021.  Lindsay enjoys travel, reading, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. You can view one of her videos here: https://www.state.gov/we-are-the-u-s-department-of-state-lindsay-henderson/   Daniel M. Pattarini is a Foreign Service Officer in the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Office of Public and Congressional Affairs. Prior to his current position, Mr. Pattarini served as the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg from 2016 until July 2019. While in Luxembourg, he also served as the mission’s back up Consular Officer. Mr. Pattarini’s first three overseas assignments were in the Middle East. In 2014-15, he served as the Environment, Science, Technology and Health Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. From 2012 to 2014 he served in Cairo, Egypt as an Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer and Consular Officer. Mr. Pattarini joined the Department in 2009 and served his first tour as the Deputy Public Affairs Officer in Muscat, Oman from 2009 to 2011. He speaks Arabic and French. Before coming the U.S. Department of State, Mr. Pattarini worked for almost 5 years at the Institute for International Education, where he served as a Program Officer for the Fulbright Visiting Scholars Fund and then as Senior Outreach Manager for the King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST) Scholarship program. Mr. Pattarini earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Government at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and his Master’s Degree in International Affairs at American University in Washington, DC. He is married and has three children and a Labrador retriever. Learn more about the Department of State from this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZcHWQYrYrk   Please email siretachi@pdx.edu if you have any questions! https://pdx.zoom.us/j/89494978402 Meeting ID: 894 9497 8402 siretachi@pdx.edu siretachi@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Portland in Conversation: Elizabeth Timme & Anyeley Hallová…

Portland in Conversation: The Infrastructure of the Public City HOUSING |…
Add to my Calendar 2021-04-17 23:00:00 2021-04-16 00:01:43 Portland in Conversation: Elizabeth Timme & Anyeley Hallová on Housing Portland in Conversation: The Infrastructure of the Public City HOUSING | Los Angeles I Portland Elizabeth Timme, LA MÁS Anyeley Hallová, Adre Moderator: Justin Fowler, University of Oregon Recent changes to Oregon’s zoning legislation with HB2001 and HB2003 effectively eliminate exclusive single-family zoning in many cities in the state, while Portland’s Residential Infill Project goes even further in its support for new multifamily housing options in all areas of the city. These initiatives have the potential to reshape the housing landscape of the region and drive a national conversation on housing policy and design. The city of Los Angeles, for one, has responded with the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Standard Plan Program of pre-approved low-cost designs for that backyard housing type and have recently hosted a design ideas competition for “Low-Rise” housing innovation. This event, the first in a new series of talks on urban design, brings together Elizabeth Timme and Anyeley Hallová for a conversation on housing justice, design, development, and the prospects for an equitable densification of our cities. Timme is a co-founder of LA Más, a non-profit architecture and design firm from Los Angeles that promotes neighborhood resilience and elevates the agency of working class communities of color. The office has worked against gentrification by incentivizing ADUs as an alternate housing program. Hallová is a Portland-based developer with over 17 years of experience who recently founded Adre, a real estate development firm that seeks to create wealth for the Black community and for underrepresented groups that have traditionally been denied access to real estate ownership and investment. Hallová is also a commissioner on Oregon’s Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC). The conversation will be moderated by Justin Fowler, Director of the Portland Architecture Program at the University of Oregon School of Architecture & Environment. Learn more about Portland in Conversation: The Infrastructure of the Public City. Zoom Webinar | Register at https://pdx.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DbIw5HAFTOuxEJeyubhStQ Email seewang@pdx.edu with questions. Email seewang@pdx.edu with questions. America/Los_Angeles public

Francesca Capone: Words and Thread

Francesca Capone will share details about her long-term project Weaving…
Add to my Calendar 2021-04-17 12:00:00 2021-04-17 13:00:00 Francesca Capone: Words and Thread Francesca Capone will share details about her long-term project Weaving Language, a series of books, workshops, exhibitions, and collaborations that invites the reader/viewer to experience textile as something to be read, along with its tactile and visual functions. Attempting to dismantle and rebuild commonplace understandings of the history of writing, Weaving Language focuses on fiber-based forms as a longstanding but often overlooked medium for record-keeping, storytelling, and poetry. Eventbrite Registration Online art@pdx.edu art@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Show and Tell: "As if Sand were Stone" by Ben…

Presented as part of 4th Wall Film/Video Programming Hosted by Blanche…
Add to my Calendar 2021-04-20 15:00:00 2021-04-20 15:45:00 Show and Tell: "As if Sand were Stone" by Ben Mendelsohn Presented as part of 4th Wall Film/Video Programming Hosted by Blanche Brown & Lane Speidel of the Black Box Committee On Tuesday, April 20 at 3pm PST, join us for Show & Tell: “As If Sand Were Stone…” by PSU Film professor Ben Mendelsohn, hosted by Vox members Blanche Brown and Lane Speidel. “As If Sand Were Stone…” is an essay documentary about the intersections of nature and technology along the New York City waterfront. The film combines observational footage of New York’s massive harbor deepening project with a series of self-reflexive research spirals that take place within the director’s imagined computer desktop. Sand and self. A live, remote Q&A with the artist, Ben Mendelsohn, will follow the screening! The film will be available to view on the Vox Website, along with the filmmaker Q+A, for one-month following the initial screening. Show & Tell is presented by Vox Populi’s Black Box Committee as part of our ongoing 4th Wall film/video program dedicated to showcasing new and experimental film/video works by independent, emerging and early-career artists. More information about the event on the Vox Populi website Register at Eventbrite Facebook Event   Online Event Ben Mendelsohn: bam34@pdx.edu Ben Mendelsohn: bam34@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public