LA Guest Lecture: Kofi Boone and M. Elen Deming

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Via Videoconference.  Details to be shared closer to event date.


University of Guelph - Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Series presents:

Professor of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University, College of Design


Professor of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University and Director of the Doctor of Design program

Lecture on "Narrative-Anti-Narrative:  A Conversation on Selective Memory"

Head shots of M. Elen Demin (left) and Kofi Boone (right)Photo:  M. Elen Demin (left) and Kofi Boone (right)

M. Elen Deming, FASLA is Professor of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University and Director of the Doctor of Design program—a transdisciplinary online doctoral degree for established design practitioners. She has taught design studios, design research, and topics in design history and theory for over 25 years. Former editor of Landscape Journal (2002-2009), Deming co-authored Landscape Architecture Research (with Simon Swaffield, 2011), and edited Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design (2015) and Landscape Observatory: The Work of Terence Harkness (2017). She served the Landscape Architecture Foundation as Vice President for Research until 2019.

Kofi Boone, FASLA is a Professor of Landscape Architecture at NC State University in the College of Design. Kofi is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan (BSNR 1992, MLA 1995). His work is in the overlap between landscape architecture and environmental justice with specializations in democratic design, digital media, and interpreting cultural landscapes. His teaching and professional work have earned numerous awards including student and professional ASLA awards. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Corps Network as well as the Landscape Architecture Foundation where he is Vice President of Education. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences and events. His published work is broadly disseminated in peer-reviewed as well as popular media including The Conversation, and Landscape Architecture Magazine.

Lecture kindly supported by the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects.  All welcome to attend.

Contact:  Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Coordinator:  Nadia Amoroso, Assistant Professor.

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