News and Events

If you'd like to be kept up to date with the latest news and events from AUR via regular emails please let us know.

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.

My internship at The Italian Banking, Insurance, and Finance Federation (FeBAF) revolved mainly around economic and finance rather than international relations (my major), although international relations was incorporated in many aspects. Starting my internship, I was not expecting my tasks to be so heavily focused on economics, but looking back, I am grateful to have had this experience, as it brought another subject to my attention, one I’m now interested in studying. As a result of this internship experience I declared a minor in economics at the beginning of the Fall 2017 semester. During my internship, my main tasks were to translate documents, attend seminars and write summaries for FeBAF’s two newsletters - Lettera F in Italian and Spotlight in English, or carry out research on requested topics. I had various research assignments, all of which needed to be presented in English and Italian.

AUR students and faculty are invited to attend a conference on the boundaries of museum mediation taking place in Florence November 16-17, 2017.  The International symposium focuses both on the relationships between museums and audiences, and on the professional skills of museum mediators.

This course will lay out a framework for the interplay of food, health and sanitation, and child care as underlying determinant of nutrition. Using this framework the course will illustrate levers for change and the evidence on what works to improve nutrition, from both the standpoint of economic returns as well as human rights.

This course runs from January 8-19, 2018. Monday-Saturday 9:30am-12:30pm.
This course is part of the M.A. in Food Studies and is also open to anyone who would like to audit the class for a fee of 900 Euros.