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Study Abroad in Rome with Fordham!

Spend your Summer in Rome, Italy

Join us on the Fordham Rome Athenaeum program for an adventurous month exploring the beauty, charm, and history of Rome. Situated in the Prati district, the Fordham program is located at St. John’s University’s Rome campus which is close to the Vatican and other historic sites. Students enjoy ultramodern facilities within a historic setting — high-tech classrooms with old-world architectural details; a computer lab with 11 workstations; a wireless broadband network; single, double and triple student residences; and a landscaped courtyard. This is an excellent opportunity to practice your Italian language skills, immerse yourself in local culture, and truly allow Rome to become your classroom!

Start your Application Now for the March 1 Deadline

Rome Athenaeum

Fordham University offers an array of short-term summer course options in Rome:VART 3500: Documentary Photography: Italy

This intensive class will introduce you to the basic and advanced techniques of image production with a major emphasis on generating documentary projects directly relating to the people, architecture, and culture of Italy. The cosmopolitan city of Rome, rich with artistic history, will serve as the source for our photographic explorations, as well as the catalyst for discussions addressing the historical significance of the documentary impulse. Our studies and production will take us from exhibitions in progressive contemporary art galleries, to the ancient architecture of the Colosseum as we utilize the wealth of visual stimuli as a resource, as well as a backdrop against which to critically discuss the strategies that documentarians utilize in communicating their interests. This course fulfills the Fine Arts core.

ARHI 3316: Art and Architecture of Rome

This course will examine the art, architecture and culture of Rome over the various epochs of the city’s history: Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance/Baroque, and Modern. Rome once ruled the entire Mediterranean world, and its cultural legacy looms large in Western civilization. During the day Rome will be our classroom as we experience first hand the art, architecture, and culture of four epochs of the city’s history through the lens of its monuments. Indoor class time will be minimal and our primary mode of exploration will be site visits. This course fulfills the Fine Arts Core.

THEA 2750: Performing Italian

Acting is an exciting way to learn a language because one’s need to master the language is motivated by the desire to inhabit the imaginary circumstances created by great playwrights. Students will explore structure and grammar, and expand their vocabulary by reading, writing, and speaking in a full-immersion mode in Italian. The project will be enhanced by trips to Roman theatres.

Visit our site for full course descriptions, prerequisites, and to apply.

Details

Details

Pricing for summer programs can be found under “Cost and Funding” online.

The program runs from June 1 – June 30.

Applications are due March 1.

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Summer 2018 Documentary Photography Rome

Dear all potential photographers/world travelers,
Enrollment for the Summer 2018 Documentary Photography Rome class is about to start for the University; however, priority is given to Visual Arts Majors & Minors. Feel free to reach out by email with any questions, or to schedule a meeting to go over the class details. Enrollment is limited, so don’t wait if you are interested in going to Rome this summer!
 The application link is here.
An example of a recent student Italy book can be seen here.

2018 Documentary Photography Rome Poster

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Documentary Photography: Italy/Japan Books 2010-2015

One Second of Photographs Made by Six People in Japan
Documentary Photography: Japan 2014–2015 
By Doheny Lilly Stone Umeda Wan Ye
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock
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Documentary Photography: Italy 2014
By Basile Cordi De Carion DeBonis DiPane Hellauer Hua Kelly Lazzaro Puntillo Spina Zhu
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock & Joseph Lawton III
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One Second of Photographs Made by Six People in Japan
Documentary Photography: Japan 2013–2014 

By Hua Kirsch Langley Santoro Wilson Zheng
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock
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Documentary Photography: Italy 2013
By Brown Chang Kalil Nelson Puchinskaya Rusnack
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock & Joseph Lawton III
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One Second of Photographs Made by Six People in Japan
Documentary Photography: Japan 2012–2013 

By Anacker Hemmert Kim Krakowski Mainguy Scherer
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock
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By Abrahams Aparicio Atwood Garcia Iliesiu Krakowski Longo Mottola Murphy Raganella Tozzi Vollrath Wendroff Zheng
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock & Joseph Lawton III
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One Second of Photographs Made by Six People in Japan
Documentary Photography: Japan 2011–2012 

By Carrizales Chamberlain Iacono Mavrovitis Salinas Zoltowski
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock
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R (Documentary Photography: Italy 2011)
By Giunta Iacono Jolly Mavrovitis Moreno Zimmerman
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock & Joseph Lawton III
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One Second of Photographs Made by Six People in Japan
Documentary Photography: Japan 2010–2011 

By Colacicco Fiore Greenberg Hartnett Moreno O’Rourke
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock
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Roma (Documentary Photography: Italy 2010)
By Bozzone Colacicco Cook DeMeo Detjen Krupitsky Peguero-Vidal Smyth Tanksley Vasquez
Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock & Joseph Lawton III
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The 2014-2015 Ildiko Butler Travel Grant Recipients

The 2014-2015 Ildiko Butler Travel Grant Recipients

Featuring:
Qinrui Hua, Giovani Santoro, Aubrey Vollrath
Curators: Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock and Joseph Lawton

Hayden Hartnett Project Space
Fordham University at Lincoln Center MAP
113 West 60th Street at Columbus Avenue
(Inside the office of Undergraduate Admission room 203)
New York, NY 10023
haydenhartnettprojectspace.com

Dates: May 2015 – May 2016
For more images of the recipient’s work, please visit the exhibition website.

The Ildiko Butler Travel Grant is awarded to four photographers in the Department of Theatre and Visual Art each year who demonstrate exceptional promise. The grant amount is $3,500 and enables students to generate a substantial body of work while traveling abroad in their proposed countries. The Department of Theatre and Visual Art is pleased to present the photographs of Qinrui Hua, Giovani Santoro, and Aubrey Vollrath made in Japan, Italy, and Germany respectively. Their work represents a range of locations and interests; however, despite the differences in their individual focus, each photographer is engaged in the process of carefully studying the world and representing it in a straightforward, descriptive manner.

Applications are accepted each year in March. Please direct questions regarding the application guidelines to the Department of Theatre and Visual Arts in room 423.

Image captions left to right:
Giovani Santoro, Italy; Qinrui Hua, Japan; Aubrey Vollrath, Germany

The Hayden Hartnett Project Space presents yearlong exhibitions of work produced by students from the Department of Theatre and Visual Art. It is located on the second floor in the Office of Undergraduate Admission, room 203. The hours for the Hayden Hartnett Project Space are 9 – 5, Monday through Friday.

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Featuring works by: Philip D’Afflisio, Douglas Dacy, Dawn Jolly, James McCracken, Cody Adam Pearce, Oswaldo Pereira, Giovani Santoro, David Wiggins

Curator: Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock

Exhibition dates: May 27–September 30, 2015
Reception: Wednesday, September 16, 6–8 pm
Summer Vet Together: Thursday, July 16, 4–7 pm. For all students, veterans, faculty, friends, staff, and allies

Fordham University’s Lipani Gallery 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023 fordhamuniversitygalleries.com

veteransphotographers photographersveterans brings together forty images made by eight artists who have studied photography at Fordham University. Philip D’Afflisio, Dawn Jolly, Cody Adam Pearce, Oswaldo Pereira, and David Wiggins are Fordham University alumni and Douglas Dacy, James McCracken, and Giovani Santoro are currently matriculated students.

Working in black and white, color, and with both traditional and digital photographic technologies, their work represents a range of years, styles, and interests; however, despite their differences, each photographer is engaged in the process of carefully studying the world and representing it in a descriptive manner. Significantly, each of the exhibition participants is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces.

Phil
Philip D’Afflisio’s color images focus on details in the landscape, particularly objects that foreground a sense of history. There is a classical beauty to the photographs, as well as recognition of inherent mystery. His picturesque image of an alert hunting dog leads us into this exhibition and sets the tone of inquiry found throughout the show.

Dacy
Douglas Dacy’s images pay special attention to form and the simple qualities of light. Illumination imparts significance to both landscapes and still lifes, regardless of the nature of the subject matter. The resultant photographs are poetic meditations on the ordinary.

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Dawn Jolly’s photographs were made during the Visual Arts Department course Documentary Photography: Italy. They display Rome and its inhabitants bathed in the beautiful summertime Mediterranean light, yet hint at social issues of gender and race just below the surface.

James
James McCracken’s quiet images made in Virginia along the West Virginia border provide a glimpse into territory that he is intimately familiar with, as he was raised in nearby Richmond. His spartan landscapes are precise descriptions of the topography, of the season, and have a timeless quality.

Cody
Cody Adam Pearce’s black and white images made in Morocco and Iraq are carefully composed studies of the relationship between humans and the landscape. In some cases the figure is directly featured, in other cases the human presence is dwarfed by its surroundings, or even absent entirely.

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Oswaldo Pereira makes very traditional, black and white documentary images of subject matter that is anything but traditional—an S&M convention in New York City. His understated approach to the topic yields a pragmatic record of an atypical event.

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Giovani Santoro spent the summer of 2014 traveling throughout Italy as the recipient of the Visual Arts Department’s Ildiko Butler Travel Grant. His images in this exhibition contrast the architecture and opulent spaces of Rome with their inhabitants.

David
David Wiggins subtly adjusts the tonalities in his images highlighting latent faces that he detects in the tarmac of roads and streets. The resulting portraits accentuate the surreal hiding within the everyday.

Regardless of the photographers’ chosen subjects, all participants in this exhibition are deeply engaged in the process of looking at what is in front of them. Their images embrace a long tradition in the medium of photography that celebrates the revelatory power of direct representation.

Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock, 2015
(for more information please email: apicellahit@fordham.edu)

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Documentary Photography: Italy 2014

Documentary Photography: ITALY 2014

(4 credits) With Professors Joseph Lawton & Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock. This intensive class will introduce you to the basic and advanced techniques of image production with a major emphasis on generating documentary projects directly relating to the people, architecture, and culture of Italy.

The cosmopolitan city of Rome, rich with artistic history, will serve as the source for our daily photographic explorations, as well as the catalyst for discussions addressing the historical significance of the documentary impulse. Our studies and production will take us from exhibitions in progressive contemporary art galleries, to the ancient architecture of the Coliseum as we utilize the wealth of visual stimuli as a resource, as well as a backdrop against which to critically discuss the strategies that documentarians utilize in communicating their interests.

VART 3500: Documentary Photography: ITALY program cost: $2,550 (includes: housing, breakfast, bus pass, phone, and admissions costs). Tuition not included. Program Dates: July 13th to August 10th. For more information please contact: Professor Lawton (jlawton@fordham.edu), Professor Apicella-Hitchcock (apicellahit@fordham.edu). Application deadline: March 1, 2014.

Apply here

The 2013 Program Book:
R, Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock & Joseph Lawton
The 2012 Program Book:
R, Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock & Joseph Lawton
The 2011 Program Book:
R, Edited by Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock & Joseph Lawton