Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 03.23.15 

CELA 2015  will begin this Tuesday afternoon, March 24, with pre-conference workshops and a special presentation by David Abram, author of The Spell of the Sensuous, at 7 pm in the Alumni Center. That presentation and the CELA Keynote by Lauren Bon, Metabolic Studio, at 9 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. 

We may be short on room moderators, particularly on Thursday morning. Please e-amil Stephanie today if you are willing to moderate a half day of sessions, or more, on Wednesday or Thursday.
Please e-mail Stephanie today if you plan to travel with our conference guests to the Konza Prairie on Thursday afternoon.

Thank you to all for of your attention to making CELA 2015 an excellent representation of our department, college and university.

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 Alpa Nawre will join the Journal of Architectural Education Editorial Board for a three year term beginning July 2015.

Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page will present Why We Need the Landscape Idea in Public Schools at the K-State Spotlight on March 24 in Forum Hall, 7-10 pm.
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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