Past Events

February 7, 2024
Rome
Fellow Shoptalks

Emily B. Frank & Dov Honick

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Fellow Shoptalks are a forum in which Rome Prize winners, Italian Fellows, and Affiliated Fellows present their work to each other and to the public. Shoptalks are occasionally streamed live on Zoom and posted to the Academy’s YouTube channel.

January 19, 2024
Rome
Performance

Manhattan String Quartet in Concert

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Performing a program that includes movements from two Rome Prize Fellows in Musical Composition, Samuel Barber (1935–37 Fellow), and Aaron Copland (1951 Fellow), the Manhattan String Quartet will also be interpreting pieces by Mozart, Wolf, Palestrina, and Gesualdo.

January 16, 2024
Rome
Talking Architecture

Talking Architecture No. 1: Stephen Cassell & Maria Claudia Clemente – Research in Architectural Practice

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Stephen Cassell, 2023 Resident in architecture, and Maria Claudia Clemente of Labics, will deliver the first lecture for “Talking Architecture,” a new series in collaboration with La Sapienza and Casa dell’Archittetura.

December 14, 2023
Rome
Exhibition

Winter Open Studios

Winter Open Studios showcases the work in progress of Rome Prize winners and Italian Fellows at the American Academy in Rome.

December 12, 2023
Rome
Conference/Symposium

Preserving the Past, Restoring the Future

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This event brings together artists and scholars, scientists and creatives, to discuss the intersections, continuities, and disconnects in their collective work on cultural heritage and preservation.

December 11, 2023
Rome
Fellow Shoptalks

Dread Scott & Sara L. Petrilli-Jones – Heritage, or: history in the present tense

Fellow Shoptalks are a forum in which Rome Prize winners, Italian Fellows, and Affiliated Fellows present their work to each other and to the public. Shoptalks are occasionally streamed live on Zoom and posted to the Academy’s YouTube channel.

December 6, 2023
Rome
Lecture/Conversation

Marla Stone – Italian Fascist Conspiracy Narratives: Burning Churches and Stolen Children

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With the accelerating presence of conspiracy narratives in modern politics in mind, this lecture analyzes wartime conspiracy narratives and myths promoted by the Fascist regime. 

December 4, 2023
Rome
Fellow Shoptalks

Ajay Manthripragada & Anthony Vine

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Fellow Shoptalks are a forum in which Rome Prize winners, Italian Fellows, and Affiliated Fellows present their work to each other and to the public. Shoptalks are occasionally streamed live on Zoom and posted to the Academy’s YouTube channel.

November 30, 2023
Rome
Seminar

Sharon Hecker & Teresa Kittler – Couples and Artistic Collaboration in Modern Italy

This seminar workshop explores how partnerships and dialogue can transform, reconfigure, and allow us to think differently about artistic production in Italy. 

November 28, 2023
Rome
Reading

Encounter with Ishion Hutchinson

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Reading with 2018 Fellow Ishion Hutchinson at the Festival della Cultura Americana in collaboration with the Centro Studi Americani.