Conversations/Conversazioni

Conversations – Liquid Architecture

Join AAR as we convene an interdisciplinary discussion on the role of structures and spaces for cultural and performance use. 

Christopher Hawthorne
Architecture Critic, Los Angeles Times (2016 Resident)
Mark Lee & Sharon Johnston 
Founding Partners, Johnston Marklee (2017 Residents)
Andrew Norman
Assistant Professor of Composition, Thornton School of Music,
University of Southern California (2007 Fellow)

Daniel Mendelsohn with Kimberly Bowes - Sex and the City: Ancient and Modern

Please join us in New York City for a discussion between writer and critic Daniel Mendelsohn (2017 Resident, 2010 Affiliated Fellow) and AAR Director and Professor of Classics, Kimberly Bowes (2006 Fellow) at the Museum of Art and Design. Mendelsohn and Bowes will have a conversation about identity (gendered and otherwise) and space in both the ancient and modern worlds.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle
New York City

This event is free to the public, however RSVPs are required:

Michael Rock with Michael Bierut - Branding: Designing America

Please join us in New York City as we kick-off the 2016 U.S. season of Conversations | Conversazioni: From the American Academy in Rome, featuring a discussion between two leading figures in Design – Michael Rock (2000 Fellow) and Michael Bierut (2016 Resident) at the Museum of Art and Design as they discuss how design has both reflected and shaped perceptions of American culture.

Ian Hodder with Andrea Carandini - Archaeology Today

This event is part of the series New Work in the Arts & Humanities: American Classics.

A conversation with world-renown archaeologist Ian Hodder, Dunlevie Family Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University and Italian archeologist and FAI president Andrea Carandini about the present and future of archaeology in the US and Europe, considering archaeology in theory and practice, heritage and politics, and the place of the past in a world of change.

The event will be held in English.

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