Landscape Architecture Alumni Reunion

Landscape Architecture Alumni Reunion

Apr 14th, 2017 (03:30 pm) to Apr 15th, 2017 (01:00 pm)

The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture will host an alumni reunion for all landscape architecture graduates on the weekend of April 14–15. The reunion activities will include a lecture by Jack Williams, Emeritus Professor of Landscape Architecture, on Friday, April 14, 2017.

 

Williams, who was Professor and Chair of the Landscape Architecture and Urban Design program in the College of Architecture Design and Construction from 1992–2008, will present “Miniatures of Abnegation—The idea of the American Small Town in Literature, Images and Places,” at 3:30 pm in Dudley B6 Auditorium. Afterwards, he will be signing his book, Easy On, Easy Off: The Urban Pathology of American Small Towns (University of Virginia Press, 2016), which received the J.B. Jackson Prize for the best book in 2016 on landscape studies.

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule of Events

 

Friday, April 14, 2017

3:30–5:00 pm: Lecture: "Miniatures of Abnegation—The Idea of the American Small Town in Literature, Images and Places" by Jack Williams, former Chair of the Landscape Architecture program and Fulbright Scholar. Dudley Commons, B-6.

 

5:15–5:45 pm: Welcome to Auburn Landscape Architecture by David Hill, MLA Chair & Charlene LeBleu, Interim Head, School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture.

 

6:30–7:30 pm: Reception: The Hound, 124 Tichenor Ave, Auburn, AL 36830

 

Dinner on your own

 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

10 am: Continental Breakfast/Snacks in Dudley Courtyard

  • Jack Williams will be available to sign his new book, Easy On, Easy Off: The Urban Pathology of American Small Towns (University of Virginia Press, 2016)                             
  • Tours of Dudley Hall and LA student work by CADC Student Ambassadors
  • Courtyard games—Corn Hole Tournament; face painting
  • AUBIE is here!

 

12 pm: Barbeque lunch in Dudley Courtyard

 

Register here.

 

For more information, contact Charlene LeBleu, leblecm@auburn.edu.