In the spring and summer of 2009, Associate Professor Michael A. McClure, Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, completed his yearlong residency in Rome. Along with his partner Ursula Emery McClure, he was the 2008-2009 Gorham P. Stevens Rome Prize winner. This internationally prestigious award was created in 1894, and annually allows fifteen American scholars and creative artists from a variety of disciplines to live and work in Rome, the cradle of modern Western civilization.

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