Hadrian’s Villa, The Archaeology of an Imperial Court

Information Session – Columbia Summer Program: Hadrian’s Villa, The Archaeology of an Imperial Court

Columbia’s Advanced Program of Ancient History and Art (APAHA) offers a four-week summer program that provides undergraduate and graduate students with the unique opportunity to excavate and learn together at Hadrian’s Villa, a UNESCO World Heritage site near Rome and the most important of Roman imperial villas. Students will learn archaeological techniques at all levels and think critically about how excavation work allows for deeper insight into the social, political, economic, architectural and artistic history of classical antiquity. Partial and full scholarships are available.  Below are two opportunities to learn more about this amazing program!


Information Session with Faculty Directors and Past Participants

Date: Thursday, November 20th

Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Place: The Italian Academy,  3rd floor (1161 Amsterdam Avenue, between 116th and 118th Streets)

Columbia’s First Season at Hadrian’s Villa (2014): A Preliminary Report

Date: Friday, November 21st

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: The Italian Academy, 5th Floor (1161 Amsterdam Avenue, between 116th and 118th Streets)

Interested but can’t attend? Visit: http://columbia.studioabroad.com/?go=HadriansVilla

APAHA is a program created under the joint aegis of Columbia’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America and H2CU, the Honors Center of Italian Universities of the Sapienza University in Rome. It is promoted by the Department of Art History and Archaeology, the Department of History, and the Classical Studies Graduate Program. It is directed by Professor Francesco de Angelis (Art History and Archaeology) and Professor Marco Maiuro (History).


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