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.

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

Robben Island, situated 8km off the coast of Cape Town, or Mother City as it is affectionately known, is unmistakably etched into the horizon and ‘visible’ in more ways than one to the local, as well as visiting eye.

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

Fabrizia LanzaFabrizia Lanza is the owner and director of the Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School located on her family’s 200-year-old agricultural estate in the heart of Sicily.

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

October 26-29, 2017, University of Copenhagen 

26 Oct 2017, 8:45
Karen Blixens Plads 8

Are the Rebel Alliance headquarters on Yavin 4 similar to the Mayan pyramids? Should the crumbling film sets of Tataouine that still stand in the Tunisian desert be considered an archaeological monument?

19 Oct 2017, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Louise Schofield has been working in Ethiopia since 2006, directing archaeological, conservation and development projects in that extraordinary country.  The search for the Queen of Sheba brought her to her current site in Tigray, northeastern Ethiopia.

17 Oct 2017, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 4

Judith Baumel is a poet, critic and translator.  She is Professor of English and was Founding Director of the Creative Writing Program at Adelphi University.  She lectures on modern and contemporary American poetry at Oxford University, UK.  A former director of the Poetry Society of America, her

16 Oct 2017, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

An international conference to focus on the reception of Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Urbino 1483 – Rome 1520) and the history of collections will draw together scholars of collecting and history of taste with curators of the main collections of Raphael’s paintings and drawings in both Italy and abroad.

The conference, organised by Sybille Ebert-Schifferer and Claudia La Malfa, will be held at the Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rome, and at the American University of Rome.

13 Oct 2017, 9:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16