Lectures at the American University of Rome

The American University of Rome is holding a series of interesting art history and archaeology and classics lectures before the end of 2012. The lectures are open to the public and will be held in English.

27 Nov. The university's art history department presents "Conversation Pieces: Mario Praz and Milton Gendel", a lecture by art historian and independent curator of modern art Peter Benson Miller. (19.00)

28 Nov. The university's archaeology and classics department presents "Pompeii from the Bottom-Up: Excavations into the History of Pompeii’s Working-Class Families", a lecture by Prof. Steven Ellis, American Academy in Rome Prize Fellow. Ellis, of the University of Cincinnati, is a Roman archaeologist who is actively involved in the archaeological research and publication of urban and sacred sites in Italy and Greece. (18.30).                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
4 Dec. The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) with AUR presents "San Vincenzo al Volturno in the ninth century and the euro crisis then and today", a lecture by Dr. Richard Hodges, AUR president. Following 30 years of large excavations, the S. Vincenzo al Volturno site in Molise is the finest archaeological expression in Latin Christendom of the new economic and social ideas promoted by Charlemagne. (18.30)

For more information contact Maurizia Garzia, m.garzia@aur.edu, tel. 0658330919, int 209.