Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 03.16.15 

CELA 2015  will begin next Tuesday afternoon, March 24, with pre-conference workshops and a special presentation by David Abram, author of The Spell of the Sensuous, at 7:00 pm in the Alumni Center. That presentation and the CELA Keynote by Lauren Bon, Metabolic Studio, at 9:00 am on Wednesday morning, March 25, in the Alumni Center, are open to the public. Please make plans for students in your classes to attend and invite colleagues from across campus. 

Landscape Architecture classes without outside enrollment will not meet March 25-27. Please be sure that your students know that they can attend the meeting by volunteering (see Stephanie) or registering on site.

Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain along with Tanniqua-Kay Buchanan, MRCP; Dereatha Cross, PhD student, Environmental Planning & Design; Beth Krehbiel, MLA; Richard Dean Prudenti, MLA; and Erin Wilson, MLA, were awarded $5,000 from the K-State Green Action Fund for our project titled: "The Bus and Us". The project will support the development and communication of a public transportation plan for shuttling students to next year's studio location.


Associate Professor Blake Belanger and Associate Professor Ellen Urton's, K-State Libraries, article, "Situating Eidetic Photomontage in Contemporary Landscape Architecture", was published in the Feb 2014 issue of Landscape Journal and is available here. A photomontage by Elizabeth Decker, MLA '14, is featured on the cover.


Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page is presenting Why We Need the Landscape Idea in Public Schools at the K-State Spotlight in Forum Hall March 24 at 7 pm. Click here to register for the event.  

PGASLA Awards Entries are due March 23. Entry information is available here
Final deadline to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations at SER's 6th World Conference on Ecological Restoration extended until Friday, March 20. 

The APDesign membership to EDRA offers a reduced individual membership rate of $125 to our faculty (a $50 discount). You may use this as your one membership covered by the Dean or, if you have already used that benefit, use your RSCA funds to pay for the membership. Please contact Jody for information about securing this special rate.

Want to know more about fair use? Have questions about how you can use fair use in your work? Join the lead principal investigators of CAA's new  Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts on Friday, March 27, 2015, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM (EDT). Click here to register for free.
CELA Mar 24-28, 2015 Manhattan, KS
GP IDEA Conference Mar 30-31, 2015 Omaha, NE
CECD Symposium Apr 7, 2015 Manhattan, KS
APA Apr 18-22, 2015 Seattle, WA
ASLA Central States Apr 22-24, 2015 Oklahoma City, OK
PGASLA Awards Gala May 8, 2015 Kansas City, MO
APA Quad-States Meeting Oct 21-23, 2015 Kansas City, MO
ACSP Meeting Oct 23-24, 2015 Houston, TX
ASLA Meeting Nov 7-9, 2015 Chicago, IL




23 Michael Bender and Meghann Day, IAPD Lecture, Hale Library Hemisphere Room, 4 pm


23 PGASLA Awards Entries Due, entry information


24 K-State Spotlight, Katie Kingery-Page, Why We Need the Landscape Idea in Public Schools, Forum Hall, 7-10 pm, information


24-28 CELA 2015, K-State



2 LA Faculty Meeting


3 LARCP Colloquium, Andrea Hansen 


8 Katie Kingery-Page speaking at the Cultural Studies Interdisciplinary Research Group, Hale Library - Hemisphere Room, 5:30 pm


9 RCP Faculty Meeting

11 K-State APDesign Open House, 9 am - 3 pm


13, 15, 17 Master's Report Final Defense Presentations


15-17 Alumni Fellow, John Norris visiting

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