January 2013

January 31, 2013

Jennifer Knust Deepens Her Understanding of Late Antique and Early Medieval Christians

Jennifer Knust is the ACLS/Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow in Ancient Studies, an Assistant Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins and an Assistant Professor of Religion at Boston University.

January 28, 2013

Mari Yoko Hara Combs Through Sixteenth Century Manuscripts and Studies the History of the Built Environment

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

January 23, 2013

Carl D’Alvia Looks to the Grotesque and Metamorphic When Sculpting in a Contemporary Context

Carl D’Alvia is the Henry W. and Marian T. Mitchell Rome Prize Winner in Visual Arts and an Artist from West Cornwall, Connecticut.

January 22, 2013

Anthony Cheung Examines Timbral Commonalities and Auto Tunes a Piano in the Cryptoporticus

Anthony Cheung is the Luciano Berio Rome Prize Winner in Musical Composition and an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago.

January 16, 2013

John Marino Researches the Mythical Siren and Founder of Naples

John Marino is the American Academy in Rome Scholar in Residence and a Professor in the Department of History at the University of California, San Diego.

January 14, 2013

Glendalys Medina Draws a Geometric Alphabet Inspired by Graffiti

Glendalys Medina is the John Armstrong Chaloner / Jacob H. Lazarus-Metropolitan Museum of Art Rome Prize Winner in Visual Arts and an Artist.

January 10, 2013

John Guare Brings the Andes to the Gianicolo

John Guare is the John T. Sargent Writer in Residence at the American Academy in Rome and a Playwright.

December 2012

December 13, 2012

No Eunuch Priests or Isaic Priestesses: AAR Opens Exhibition 'Religious Experience in Ancient Rome'

The show featured objects from the AAR’s Norton-Van Buren Archaeology Study Collection – a collection of over 6000 objects including everything from Etruscan cinerary urns to Christian lamps, much of which has never been exhibited to the public.

December 12, 2012

The American Academy 1947-54, Reopening and Reorientation: A Personal Reminiscence

The Academy has just published a personal memoir by Lawrence Richardson, jr, FAAR’50, RAAR’79, and Academy Trustee, 1969-92, focusing on his years in Rome.

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.