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AH293 Modern Rome and Its Monuments Professor Laura Foster

Directions to On-Site Lectures


Consult the web site for public transportation (available in English) at www.atac.roma.it if you are not clear about directions and individual stops. Consider
using one of the many transportation apps, such as Moovit or Rome Bus.

If you are lost or late, call, message, or Whatsapp at +39 339 540 4884. This phone number should be used only for problems with getting to class. All other
communication should be made by e-mail.

DATE LECTURE TITLE MEETING POINT DIRECTIONS


Feb 5 Roma Alta: Urban Expansion on the Piazza della Repubblica in From Trastevere, take express bus H on viale Trastevere at Piazza
Esquiline and Quirinal Hills front of the entrance of the Sidney Sonnino and get off at the next to the last stop, Nazionale/Torino.
Basilica of S. Maria degli Walk one block up hill to Piazza della Repubblica. The basilica is on the
Angeli far side of the piazza. **Please have at least one bus ticket with you
for travel during the lecture**
Feb 12 Remaking the urban image of the Piazza del Popolo at the From Metro A, Flaminio stop, walk through gate to Piazza del Popolo.
historic center center around the obelisk From Largo Argentina, take either bus 62 (direction TIBURTINA) or 492
(direction TIBURTINA) to the Largo Chigi stop. Walk north on via del
Corso to Piazza del Popolo.
Feb 19 The Meaning of Modernity in Rome Piazza Buenos Aires in From via Arenula, take bus 63 (direction ROSSELLINI), stay on for
of the Belle Époque front of the Church of S. approximately 18 stops and get off at via Po/Piazza Buenos Aires.
Maria Addolorata Alternative: take bus 23 or 81 to Piazza Risorgimento. Switch to Tram 19
and take it 14 stops to Piazza Buenos Aires. Allow 1 hour for travel
time.
Mar 19 From Garden City to Urban Exile: At the exit of Metro B From Trastevere, take bus 23 (direction: PINCHERLE/PARRAVANO) on
The Development of Quartiere Garbatella stop the Lungotevere either at Piazza Trilussa or near the intersection of viale
Garbatella Trastevere. Get off at Ostiense/Piramide (a large piazza near the
Pyramid of Caius Cestius). Take Metro B one stop to Garbatella.
Mar 26 Disembowelment and Purification: Piazza di Torre Argentina, Within walking distance of Trastevere, or Tram 8 Argentina stop.
Archeological Excavation and Urban near the tower at the
Displacement corner of the piazza
Apr 2 A Forum for Mussolini: Foro Italico & Piazza Maresciallo From Trastevere, take bus 280 (direction MANCINI) from the stop across
Ministero degli Esteri Giardino, in front of obelisk Ponte Sisto. Get off at Piazza De Bosis/Stadio Tennis. Obelisk and Foro
with “Mussolini” inscribed Italico are on the other side of the street. Allow at least 45 minutes for
on it travel.
Apr 9 Tensions between Modernism and viale Trastevere in front of Located along the viale Trastevere. Tram 8 has a stop there.
Classicism: The development of the the Ministry for Public
Stile Littorio Instruction
Apr 16 Fascism as permanent exhibition: At the exit of Metro B Follow the directions for getting to Metro B Piramide. Take Metro B in the
E42 (the EUR district) Magliana stop direction of Laurentina. Get off at the EUR Magliana stop. Allow 30-45
minutes for travel.
Apr 23 Possibilities for architecture in 10:00 a.m. In parking lot of From Trastevere, take Bus 280 (direction MANCINI) to the last stop.
Postwar Rome: From the 1960 Palazzetto dello Sport, via From Piazza Mancini, walk down to via Guido Reni, then approximately 3
Olympics to the 2000 Jubilee de Coubertin blocks to intersection of viale Tiziano/via Flaminia. Palazzetto dello Sport
is on the left side of the street. From Piazzale Flaminio, take Tram 2 to
Tiziano/XVII Olimpiade stop. Palazzetto is across the street.