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Dr. Davor Džalto (Program director and professor of Art History, Religious Studies, and the Master’s program in Peace Studies at AUR)  was a guest speaker at the International Conference on Religious Consciousness in a Post-Secular Society, held Dec. 12-15, 2017 in Moscow, Russia. 

This is an excerpt from a new article by Professor Cecilia Sottilotta, International Relations and Global Politics. See the link at the end of the text to read the original full text.

​The American University of Rome is pleased to announce a partnership with Umanism and 369gradi to help bring the Italian and American Playwrights Project (IAPP) to Rome. Establishing institutional and cultural links across the Atlantic, the Project fosters an exchange between contemporary Italian and American playwrights by bringing together authors, producers, and audiences and supporting theatrical performances that cultivates an open dialogue between artists in Italy and the United States.

This is a graduate-level, 4-credit, 60-hour seminar on use of technology, methodology and culture in Italian language teaching.

Preparing teachers for competing in today’s digital humanities age, this seminar helps language instructors improve their teaching strategies by illustrating the latest approaches to use of the internet and technology in second language acquisition and by introducing innovative methods of language and culture instruction.

Upon successful completion, participants will receive 4.0 graduate credits from The American University of Rome, an American institution that has been operating in Rome for more than 45 years and is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Susan & Thomas is a stream of consciousness narrative inspired by Susan Sontag's first encounter with her then literary idol Thomas Mann as an admiring 14 year old high schooler with literary ambitions living in 1947 LA, and it is based on Sontag's 1987 New Yorker magazine essay "Pil

This article - originally written for Art History Teaching Resources, a Samuel H. Kress Foundation-funded site for compiling instructional aids for art history instructors and published at http://arthist

The American University of Rome mounted a wonderful thanksgiving dinner. Over 120 came from as far away as Sacramento. The atmosphere was familial and warm as we packed this host in our underground theatre and ate turkey and an idiosyncratic Italian version of stuffing.

 

Reggio Emilia, Italy, the 2nd International Congress on “Clinical Needs and Translational Research in Oncology”.

EmoryEach semester, a host of U.S. study abroad students arrive at AUR’s beautiful Rome campus to experience Italian culture and enrich their studies.

With the aim of integrating scholarly research material with direct observation and tasting experiences, the field trip to the Umbria region was a unique experience.