Archive for June, 2012

John Cabot University Press Presents “The Irish Fairy Tale”

A Narrative Tradition from the Middle Ages to Yeats and Stephens, by Vito Carrassi, Translated by Kevin Wren

John Cabot University Welcomes Summer Session II Students!

Students who hail from all across the USA and from around the world, are being welcomed at Fiumicino Airport by JCU staff and Student Ambassadors.

President Pavoncello Quoted in Time Magazine and Wall Street Journal

President Pavoncello was recently quoted in Time Magazine in a feature on Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's difficult position.

Study Abroad Student Alethea Stolzfus Testimonial

Read the testimonial that Alethea Stoltzfus, a visiting student at John Cabot University in 2012, wrote forher home school's paper, the Suffolk Voice.

Pinhole Photography Class Brings Students Back to the Basics

Can you take a photograph with a cola can? What about a coffee can? Or, a small paper box? Professor Bill Pettit's Pinhole Photography class can and did during John Cabot University's Summer Session I in Rome.

Joyce Carol Oates Interviewed by Two Major Italian Newspapers

Ms. Oates was recently interviewed by two major Italian newspapers, La Stampa and Il Messaggero.

John Cabot University Announces Italy Writes 2012 Italy Writes

On June 21st, JCU Summer 2012 Writer in Residence Joyce Carol Oates and Professor of English Carlos Dews welcomed a crowd of high school students and members of the JCU Community in the Aula Magna Regina for the first Italy Writes Creative Writing Contest Awards Ceremony.

InVerse Presents “A Celebration of the InVerse Anthologies”

Poetry-lovers from the Rome community flocked to the Marc and Peggy Spiegel Student Center for the seventh edition of InVerse Italian Poets in Translation, held on Wednesday, June 13th.

President Pavoncello Featured in Wall Street Journal Article on Euro-Zone Crisis

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was recently featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal about the euro-zone debt crisis, and more specifically the tension between Germany and Mediterranean countries such as Spain, Italy and France over proposed rescue plans.

Professor Federigo Argentieri to Give Lecture at “La Souvarine”

Professor Federigo Argentieri, director of the Guarini Institute of Public Affairs, has been invited to give a lecture on post-World War II Italian Communism at the Institute of Social History "La Souvarine".

JCU Trustee Reza Arabnia’s Company Hailed for Excellence in Time of Crisis

JCU alumnus and Trustee Dr. Ali Reza Arabnia was recently interviewed on the Italian news channel Sky.TG24 as part of a feature on companies that are thriving despite the current economic crisis.

Tickets Still Available for June 22 Reading with Joyce Carol Oates!

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary John Cabot University is pleased to welcome renowned American author Joyce Carol Oates as Novelist-in-Residence for the Summer Institute forCreative Writing and Literary Translation.

Invisible Superwomen Documents Female Entrepreneurship in Italy

On Thursday, June 7th, John Cabot University's Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Italian writer and entrepreneur Mariarosy Calleri, for a screening of "Invisible Super Women", which she wrote and directed, followed by a panel discussion.

JCU 2012 Summer International Communications Institute Calendar of Events

The Institute in International Communications presents its calendar of events for the summer of 2012. The events include three panel discussions on various topics relating to political communication, as well as the annual Cicero Speech contest.

Italy Writes 2012 Finalists Announced!

John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, together with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, are honored to announce the Italy Writes 2012 finalists.