On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 6PM, Allan Ceen, Ph.D., instructor for Penn State's Rome program, will present a talk titled, "Roman Cartography as Imago Urbis." The lecture is free and open to the public.
Allan Ceen studied at Columbia University (B.A.) and University of Pennsylvania (M.A., Ph.D.). He served two years at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He then moved to Italy in 1959, where he taught at the Overseas School of Rome for institutions such as Cornell, RPI, and Pratt. He has served as instructor for Penn State's Rome program for twenty years. In 2000, Ceen opened Studium Urbis – a research center on Rome’s topography and urban development. His publications include Rome 1748, 'The Quartiere de’ Banchi,' ten catalogs for annual exhibitions at the Studium Urbis, and most recently, 'Roma Traversata: tracing historic pathways through Rome.'