Nicola (Nick) Camerlenghi

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Professor Camerlenghi's interests include early Christian and medieval architecture with a particular focus on the city of Rome; the diffusion and cultural significance of domes in the area around the medieval Mediterranean; the interplay between nature and architecture; the history of gastronomy. 

Professor Camerlenghi will also teach seminars and topic courses on medieval architecture around the Mediterranean and the department's foreign study program in Rome.

Contact

603-646-0924
205 Carpenter Hall
HB 6033

Education

  • B.A. Yale University
  • S.M.Arch.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.A. and Ph.D. Princeton University

Selected Publications

  • St. Paul’s Outside the Walls: A Roman Basilica, from Antiquity to the Modern Era, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

  • “Just How Long are the Lives of Medieval Buildings? Framing Spatio-temporalities in the Study of the Built World” in The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture, ed. Jennifer Feltman and Sarah Thompson (Routledge Press), forthcoming spring 2019.

  • “Learning from Rome: Making Sense of Complex Builtscapes in the Digital Age,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, vol. 77 (2018): 256-66. Co-authored with Georg Schelbert.

  • “Liturgical Revolution at the Basilica of S. Paolo Fuori le Mura (1560-1610),” in Monuments & Memory, Christian Cult Buildings and Constructions of the Past, Mariëtte Verhoeven et al. eds. (Turnhout: Brepols, 2016), 329-336

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Speaking Engagements

  • “From Bricks to Bytes: The Virtual Basilica of St. Paul in Rome,” Mt. Holyoke College, fall 2018

  • 3-D Modeling and GIS Mapping of the Roman Medieval Towers and Bell Towers" 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, spring 2019

Works In Progress

  • Mapping Medieval Rome - A Collaborative Digital Mapping Project

  • “A Framework for the Study of Early Medieval Domes in Italy.”