Black and white aerial photograph of the Italian city of Littoria, showing buildings, roads, and plazas
Tuesday, February 23, 2021–6:00 PM

Mary T. Boatwright & Mia Fuller – Colonial Cities and Imperial Citizens

2021 Conversations - Rebecca Zorach and Nicole Marroquin
Tuesday, March 9, 2021–6:00 PM

Rebecca Zorach & Nicole Marroquin – Toward Freedom: Chicago Muralists in the Struggle for Liberation

Thursday, March 11, 2021–12:00 PM

Jorge Otero-Pailos & Sheena Wagstaff – Roots of the City

Tuesday, March 30, 2021–6:00 PM

Judith P. Hallett & Stephen Rojcewicz – Thornton Wilder, Lauro de Bosis: Life and Letters at the American Academy in Rome, 1920–21

2021 Conversations - Pamela O. Long and Nicola Camerlenghi
Tuesday, April 13, 2021–6:00 PM

Pamela O. Long & Nicola Camerlenghi – The City of Rome: Urban Infrastructure and Urban Form from Medieval to Early Modern Times

News

Announcing the Spring 2021 Residents

Remembering Jackie Saccoccio

AAR Receives Major Gift of Photographs of Ancient Roman Sites by Carole Raddato

Rome Prize

Time and Space to Think and Work

For over a century, the Rome Prize has supported innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. Each year, the prize is awarded to about thirty artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their careers.

Meet the Fellows

Black and white portrait of Robert Gerard Pietrusko wearing a sweater, collared shirt, and tie, with his torso facing forward but his head in profile

Robert Gerard Pietrusko

Landscape Architecture
Black and white portrait of the head and shoulders of Carla Keyvanian, in an outdoor location

Carla Keyvanian

Renaissance & Early Modern Studies
Color portrait of Katy Barkan, facing the camera and wearing a black dress with short, scattered white lines

Katy Barkan

Architecture
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of Paulette Marie Singley, set against a black background

Paulette Marie Singley

Historic Preservation & Conservation
Color portrait of Alexandra Kleeman from the waist up and wearing a black dress, with her body facing forward and her head turned to her left

Alexandra Kleeman

Literature
Color portrait of the head of Rebecca Messbarger, sitting in an office in front of a bookshelf

Rebecca Messbarger

Renaissance & Early Modern Studies
Color photographic portrait of Rebecca Levitan wearing a white top

Rebecca Levitan

Ancient Studies
Color portrait of Katherine Balch, turned three-quarters, wearing glasses and a tan coat over a gray top, and standing next to a concrete ledge in an outdoor location

Katherine Balch

Musical Composition
Color portrait of the head and torso of Matthew H. Ellis, facing forward, wearing glasses, and standing in front of an ornately decorated wall with a mirror

Matthew H. Ellis

Modern Italian Studies
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of Therese Wadden

Terese Wadden

Design
Color portrait of William Dougherty, wearing a light blue shirt and tan sportscoat

William Dougherty

Musical Composition
Color portrait of Lindsay Sheedy from the waist up, wearing a dark green dress, facing forward, and standing against a neutral gray background

Lindsay Sheedy

Renaissance & Early Modern Studies
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of Danny Smith, wearing glasses and a white open-collared shirt and facing forward

Danny Smith

Medieval Studies
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of David Serlin wearing glasses and smiling

David Serlin

Architecture
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of Jean Dommermuth

Jean Dommermuth

Historic Preservation & Conservation
Color profile portrait of Steven Parker from the waist up, playing a brass instrument that looks like a euphonium

Steven Parker

Design
Color head-and-shoulders portrait of Dillon Gisch

Dillon Gisch

Ancient Studies
Color head-and-shoulders portrait of Maggie L. Popkin

Maggie L. Popkin

Ancient Studies
Black and white portrait of Jennifer Packer seated on a sofa, wearing glasses with a crossed leg and an arm stretched across the back of the sofa

Jennifer Packer

Visual Arts
Black and white portrait of the torso and arms of Kevin Benham, seated at an outdoor table

Kevin Benham

Landscape Architecture
Color portrait of Anna Dumont from the hips up, wearing a gray top, facing forward, and standing in front of a marble wall with a mosaic over her right shoulder

Anna Dumont

Modern Italian Studies
Color photographic portrait of Christy Q. Schirmer with glasses and a blue top, with a large aloe plant and a wooden fence behind her

Christy Q. Schirmer

Ancient Studies

Invited Residents

J. Meejin Yoon

J. Meejin Yoon

Design
Mary T. Boatwright - Imperial Women

Mary T. Boatwright

Ancient Studies
T. Corey Brennan

T. Corey Brennan

Ancient Studies
Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon

Visual Arts
A. O. Scott - Portrait

A. O. Scott

Literature
Adam D. Weinberg

Adam D. Weinberg

History of Art
Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen

Politics
Color photograph of the head and shoulders of Rebecca Zorach in an outdoor location

Rebecca Zorach

History of Art
Resident - Adele Chatfield-Taylor

Adele Chatfield-Taylor

Historic Preservation & Conservation
Teofilo Ruiz

Teo Ruiz

Medieval Studies
Antoine Picon

Antoine Picon

Renaissance & Early Modern Studies
Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey

Literature
Mabel O. Wilson

Mabel O. Wilson

Architecture
Theaster Gates - Portrait

Theaster Gates

Visual Arts
Julie Mehretu

Julie Mehretu

Visual Arts
Pamela O. Long - Aqua Claudia

Pamela O. Long

History of Art
Resident - Mary Margaret Jones

Mary Margaret Jones

Landscape Architecture
Ramona S. Diaz

Ramona S. Diaz

Visual Arts
Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson

Visual Arts
Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie

Visual Arts
Paolo Gioli - Conversations/Conversazioni

Paolo Gioli

Visual Arts
Color photograph of David Nirenberg sitting outside the cloister connecting Swift Hall to Bond Chapel at the University of Chicago

David Nirenberg

Medieval Studies