March 2014

March 07, 2014

Sheramy Bundrick is Focused on the Dynamics of Trade and Etruscan Customers of Athenian Vases

Sheramy D. Bundrick is the winner of the American Academy in Rome Post-Doctoral Rome Prize in Ancient Studies and an Associate Professor of Art History at the  University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

February 2014

February 27, 2014

New Discoveries at the Mausoleum of Augustus, Circus Maximus and Aqua Claudia

Last Wednesday the Academy welcomed archaeologists from the Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali to discuss recent research at the Mausoleum of Augustus, Circus Maximus and Aqua Claudia.

February 21, 2014

Fingertips Dance: the Scharoun Ensemble Berlin Season Six

Three magnificent concerts by the Scharoun Ensemble last weekend at the Villa Aurelia featured music by eight composers and covered over two hundred years of musical evolution.

February 18, 2014

Catie Newell Tests Her Methods of Research and Production in the Darkness of Rome

Catie Newell is the winner of the Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Rome Prize in Architecture, an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Taubman College at the University of Michigan and a Principal at *Alibi Studio in Detroit, Michigan.

February 18, 2014

Mari Yoko Hara Discovers Rome Through the Renaissance Painter-Architect Baldassarre Peruzzi

Mari Yoko Hara is the winner of the Samuel H. Kress Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies and a Ph.D candidate in the McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia.

February 13, 2014

Cinque Mostre: Time and Again

Last Thursday the American Academy in Rome inaugurated its 2014 edition of Cinque Mostre, five individual exhibitions in discrete locations of the McKim, Mead & White building, grouped under the collective title Time & Again.

February 11, 2014

Catherine Chin Focuses on How Late Antique Christian Writers Consider the Past and Future

Catherine M. Chin is the ACLS/Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow in Ancient Studies and an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California in Davis.

February 10, 2014

Maya Maskarinec Considers How Christian Sanctity Transformed Early Medieval Rome

Maya Maskarinec is the winner of the Phyllis G. Gordan Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize in Medieval Studies and a Ph.D candidate in the Department of History at the University of California in Los Angeles.

February 06, 2014

Celebrating the Centennial: Finding the Janus View

This year marks a century of the American Academy’s presence on Rome’s Janiculum Hill and by now it gives an impression of organic belonging here.

February 06, 2014

Launching the Centenary from the Capitoline with Ignazio Marino, Mayor of Rome

Last Tuesday the American Academy in Rome launched a centenary year from the Sala della Protomoteca on the Campidoglio with an event to commemorate the past hundred years of collaboration between the American Academy and Roma Capitale.

February 03, 2014

Stephanie Frampton Studies Authors and Inscription in Ancient Rome

Stephanie Frampton is the winner of the Andrew Heiskell Post-Doctoral Rome Prize in Ancient Studies and an Assistant Professor of Classical Literature in the Department of Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

January 2014

January 10, 2014

Thomas Leslie Pursues His Long-Standing Interest in Architect Pier Luigi Nervi’s Work

Thomas Leslie is the winner of the Booth Family Rome Prize in Historic Preservation and Conservation and the Pickard Chilton Professor in Architecture in the Department of Architecture at Iowa State University.

December 2013

December 25, 2013

A Conversation on Philosophy and a Conference on Libraries

Last week the Academy brought a reflective close to the year 2013 with a final string of events.

December 10, 2013

Peter Brown Considers Constantine, Eusebius and the Future of Christianity

The Patricia H. Labalme Friends of the Library lecture was delivered on Thursday evening to a full house at the Villa Aurelia.

December 09, 2013

An Evening to Remember: AAR 2013 Cabaret

Fellows, Affiliated Fellows, Residents, Trustees and friends of the American Academy in Rome gathered on Manhattan’s Lower East Side at the Angel Orensanz Foundation for Contemporary Art on Friday, 22 November, for the 2013 Cabaret.