Thomas Kelley Vows to Focus Solely on Drawing in Rome
Thomas Kelley is the winner of the James R. Lamantia, Jr. Rome Prize in Architecture and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Partner at Norman Kelley, LLC, in Chicago, IL and New York, NY.
Jessica Nowlin Examines Funerary Sites in Central Italy During the 8th and 7th Centuries BCE
Jessica Nowlin is the winner of the Frank Brown/Samuel H. Kress Foundation/Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship of the Archaeological Institute of America Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize in Ancient Studies and a Ph.D. candidate at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University.
Jerome Lecturer Aldo Schiavone Traces Ancient and Modern Equality
This year’s Jerome Lectures were delivered by eminent historian of Roman law and Italian culture Aldo Schiavone of the Scuola Normale Superiore, who spoke on the notion of equality as it emerged within ancient Greco-Roman models and evolved within modern systems of governance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.