Past Events

November 27, 2023
Rome
Fellow Shoptalks

Katie Kitamura & Anne L. Williams – Image and Interpretation

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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 21, 2023
Rome
Film Screening
Lecture/Conversation

Justin Randolph Thompson – Parascintille

Color film still of a dark skinned woman wearing red and holding the edge of the tricolored Italian flag

Parascintille is a two-chapter film and sound meditation on the life and legacy of Afro-Florentine resistance fighter Alessandro Sinigaglia.

November 20, 2023
Rome
Fellow Shoptalks

Aaron Cayer & Erica Moretti – Religions to the Rescue: Churches of Rome and the World

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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 16, 2023
Rome
Seminar

I Nostri Pini di Roma: A Workshop

Black and white photograph of a Roman garden with several umbrella pines

At this seminar, seven experts with seven different visions, seven different relationships with the pines of Rome will discuss the future of the landscape and the shape of the city.

November 9, 2023
Rome
Lecture/Conversation

Frank Snowden – Italy at the Epicenter: Lombardy and Covid in 2020

Black and white photograph of outdoor dining chairs stacked up on the sidewalk

This talk will consider the distressing “first wave” of COVID-19 when Lombardy, Italy’s wealthiest region, surprised the world by becoming the global epicenter of the pandemic.

November 6, 2023
Rome
Fellow Shoptalks

David Weeks & Kate Meng Brassel – Word of Mouth, Sleight of Hand: Translations of Time and Space in Rome

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 2, 2023
New York
Benefit

2023 New York Gala

Graphic design element with these silver words on a black background: Peter N. Miller, president, Slobodan Randjelović, Gala Chair, H. E. Mariangela Zappia, Honorary Chair, American Academy in Rome, New York Gala, Thursday, November 2, 2023, 6:30pm, The Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street, New York City, Honoring Agnes Gund, Sir Isaac Julien, 2016 Resident, Mark Robbins, 1997 Fellow, former President, American Academy in Rome

The American Academy in Rome hosted its New York Gala on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the Altman Building.

October 30, 2023
Rome
Fellow Shoptalks

Elizabeth Whelan & Mary C. Danisi

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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.

October 26, 2023
Rome
Performance

I Nostri Pini di Roma

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The American Academy in Rome will host a special concert at the Villa Aurelia dedicated to the Pines of Rome, in recognition of the beauty they share, the symbolic force of their presence, and the shade and shadow they provide. 

October 18, 2023
Rome
Lecture/Conversation

Adam Yarinsky – Art, Architecture and Place

Photograph of a light skinned man wearing a dark suit with his arms folded; he wears glasses and a mustache and smiles at the camera

Adam Yarinsky, 2024 William A. Bernoudy Architect in Residence, will deliver a lecture entitled “Art, Architecture and Place.”