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December 2012

December 10, 2012

Thomas Hendrickson Explores Roman Anxiety About Decadence in the Library

Thomas Hendrickson is the winner of the Arthur Ross Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize in Ancient Studies and a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley.

December 06, 2012

Barry Strauss is Focused on the Theater and Porticus of Pompey

Barry Strauss is the Lucy Shoe Meritt Scholar in Residence at the American Academy in Rome, a Professor of History and a Professor of Classics at Cornell University.

December 03, 2012

Jesse Jones Composes Five Movements Inspired By Poetic Texts

Jesse Jones is the Elliott Carter Rome Prize Winner in Musical Composition and a DMA Candidate in the Department of Music at Cornell University.

November 2012

November 28, 2012

Ramie Targoff Writes About the Afterlife and Renaissance Tombs

Ramie Targoff is the American Academy in Rome Scholar in Residence and Professor of English at Brandeis University.

November 27, 2012

Erik Adigard Investigates the Essence of Image

Erik Adigard is the Katherine Edwards Gordon Rome Prize Winner in Design, the Founder and Designer of M-A-D, and a lecturer at the California College of the Arts.

November 26, 2012

David McCullough Reflects on the Craft of Writing at AAR

David McCullough gave the annual Patricia H. Labalme Friends of the Library Lecture in Rome called Standing the Test of Time: Reflections on the Craft of Writing.

November 21, 2012

Nuova Consonanza 2012: The Cage After

Since 1996, the American Academy in Rome has been proud to host the annual fall new music festival called “Nuova Consonanza” at the Villa Aurelia.

November 20, 2012

Patrick Baker Traces Historiographical Theories in the Fifteenth Century

Patrick Baker is the Lily Auchincloss Post-Doctoral Rome Prize Winner in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medieval and Neo-Latin Philology at the University of Münster.

November 15, 2012

Adele Chatfield-Taylor Stepping Down From AAR Presidency at End of 2013

Adele Chatfield-Taylor announced today that she plans to step down from the American Academy in Rome at the end of 2013 when she will have completed twenty-five years as the Academy's president and CEO.

November 15, 2012

Polly Apfelbaum Searches for Color and Geometry on Roman Floors

Polly Apfelbaum is the Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize Winner in Visual Arts and an Artist.

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