2 Oct. The Origins of the Italian City Communes, 1050-1150 AD. Final lecture of a three-part series on mediaeval cities by renowned historian Christopher Wickham from the University of Oxford. In collaboration with the American University of Rome. 18.00. Villa Aurelia, Largo di S. Pancrazio 1.
3 Oct-14 Nov. An exhibition featuring the work created by over 30 US-based artists who reinterpret the meaning of the noun Americana by exploring themes of patriotism and positivism, while suggesting a more ambiguous and complex meaning of the term.
The American Academy in Rome, Via Angelo Masina 5, tel. 065852151, www.aarome.org.