Past Events

This is an archive of past events at AUR - you can filter these by 'associated academic program' using the drop-down list above.

Strong writing skills can be a key selling point for employment, and for many of us, writing is a way of understanding the world and getting our own unique perspectives “out there”. Chelsea will talk about how to hone your craft, especially how to expand and deploy your arsenal of tones and styles. Finally, she’ll give a few tips on preparing for a career in writing, and landing the job you want.

29 Mar 2018, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

John Ochsendorf
Director of the American Academy in Rome
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

7 Mar 2018, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Michelle Hobart’s new book is a major contribution to both Sardinian and Mediterranean history.

28 Feb 2018, 19:00
Via Michelangelo Caetani, 32

Underwater sites are among the most challenging environments for archaeologists and cultural heritage managers.

6 Feb 2018, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Colin SageIn his talk entitled The global food system, nitrogen and the metabolic rift: Farming - and eating -within planetary boundaries, Prof.

30 Jan 2018, 16:00
Via della Navicella, 12

The American University of Rome is pleased to announce a partnership with Umanism and 369 Gradi to help bring the

14 Dec 2017, 18:30
Via Giacinto Carini, 78

Esquiline: Story of a Hill
Exhibition by cultural heritage students.

7 Dec 2017, 18:30
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Dru BurtzAUR’s multitalented new Associate Dean of Academic Administration, Dru Burtz, will offer a short talk, An Undergraduate Story, to introduce herself to the AUR community.

30 Nov 2017, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Originally from Boston, Melanie moved to Rome in 2008 and graduated from AUR in 2013 with a BA in Communications with a double minor in English and Digital Film and Media.

Melanie wrote her first novel during her sophomore and junior year at AUR, and together with Professor Lisa Colletta edited the first draft as her senior thesis assignment.

After graduation, Melanie signed with her literary agent from California and wrote the first draft of her second novel.

Melanie continues to reside in Rome as she balances writing and working at FAO full time.

20 Nov 2017, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Viviana Checchia is the Public Engagement Curator at CCA Glasgow. Prior to taking up her role at CCA, Viviana produced and contributed to a range of international projects, including the Young Artist of the Year Award 2014 (YAYA) in Ramallah, which supports young Palestinian artists with a curatorial focus on learning and development; and the 4th Athens Biennale, which reimagined the biennale format as a space for cultural debate and grassroots organizing.

13 Nov 2017, 19:00
AUR, Garden 2, Via Pietro Roselli, 2