May 2013

May 08, 2013

Jessica Fisher Writes Poetry Influenced by the Vagaries of Experience and By Serendipitous Encounters

Jessica Fisher is the winner of the Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize in Literature, a gift of the Drue Heinz Trust/American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Holloway Postdoctoral Fellow in Poetry and Poetics at the University of California, Berkeley.

May 06, 2013

Michael Allen Finds Ancient Myth and Magic in the Quattrocento

Michael J.B. Allen studied at Wadham College Oxford and the University of Michigan before joining the faculty of the University of California, Los Angeles.

May 06, 2013

Steven Ellis Looks at the History of the Roman Retail Industry in Pompeii

Steven J.R. Ellis is the winner of the National Endowment for the Humanities/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Rome Prize in Ancient Studies and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati

May 01, 2013

Nari Ward is Interested in the Arte Povera Movement and Artists That Use Quotidian Materials

Nari Ward is the winner of the Chuck Close Rome Prize in Visual Arts and an Artist in New York City.

April 2013

April 29, 2013

Elizabeth Schulte is Focused on the Technical Aspects of Printmaking and Papermaking

Elizabeth Kaiser Schulte is the winner of the Booth Family Rome Prize in Historic Preservation and Conservation and the Owner/Chief Conservator of Elizabeth Kaiser Schulte Conservation of Art and Historic Artifacts on Paper in Atlanta, GA.

April 29, 2013

Bruce Babbitt Searches for Meaning in the Aurelian Wall

Bruce Babbitt is the James Marston Fitch Historic Preservationist in Residence at the American Academy in Rome and a planning consultant in Washington, DC.

April 25, 2013

Camille Mathieu Investigates the Interdisciplinary Work of French Painters in Napoleonic Rome

Camille S. Mathieu is the winner of the Donald and Maria Cox/Samuel H. Kress Foundation Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize (Year Two of a Two-Year Fellowship) in Modern Italian Studies and Ph.D candidate in and Department of the History of Art, University of California, Berkeley.

April 20, 2013

Adele Chatfield-Taylor and Diller Scofidio + Renfro Honored at AAR’s Annual Tribute Dinner

The American Academy in Rome’s Annual Tribute Dinner took place at The Plaza Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, 17 April 2013.

April 20, 2013

A Lecture by Barry Strauss on Spartacus: The Man, the Myth, the Legacy

Wednesday evening’s lecture by Barry Strauss, RAAR’13, Professor of History and Classics at Cornell University, took place in the elegant Palazzo Mattei di Giove, which is home to the Centro Studi Americani.

April 17, 2013

2013-14 Rome Prize Winners Announced

The American Academy in Rome congratulates the winners of the 117th annual Rome Prize Competition.