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Aristotle on Emotions and Persuasion: A Lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi

On Monday, February 12, The Department of History and Humanities, the Department of Political Science and International Affairs, and the Rome Political Theory Colloquium organized a lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi. Entitled “Aristotle on Rhetoric and Emotions,” the lecture focused on the relevance of Aristotle’s theories and the importance of rhetoric in our lives today.

“I am not old enough:” Early Marriages in Rome’s Slums

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and Service Learning – Combining Fieldwork and Education hosted a special lecture called “’I am not old enough’: Early Marriages in Rome's Slums.”

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Italy’s 2018 Election

On Friday, February 9, 2018 The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held a panel discussion on the upcoming Italian election, which will take place on March 4th. Among the participants were students, journalists, and diplomats, as well as guests from Georgetown University and the University of Pittsburgh.

JCU Delegation Attends Coopera Conference on International Cooperation

On Wednesday, January 24 and Thursday, January 25, 2018, about 30 John Cabot students, together with faculty and staff members attended COOPERA, the conference on International Cooperation organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development (AICS).

Sound Design in Film: JCU Welcomes Gustavo Costantini

On Monday, February 5, 2018, the Department of Communications and Media Studies welcomed Professor Gustavo Costantini, an Argentinian sound designer and film scholar.

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Michael Driessen is Associate Professor and chair of the department of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University where he also co-directs the University’s Interfaith Initiative. Professor Driessen’s research focuses on the role of public religions in Catholic and Muslim societies.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by Financial Times on Italy’s Upcoming Elections

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by the Financial Times about the deep divisions within Italy's right-wing alliance ahead of the upcoming general elections.

Blackness and Borderscapes: JCU Welcomes Dr. SA Smythe

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018 the Department of Communications and Media Studies hosted an encounter with Dr. SA Smythe. The event was organized in collaboration with JCU’s Queer Alliance and the Africans in the World Culture Club.

John Cabot University Open Day in Bari

John Cabot University received a special welcome on January 25th by the city of Bari, where the Mayor’s office hosted professor Michèle Favorite to speak in the beautiful Sala Consiliare to a group of high school students from all over the region of Puglia.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Discusses Posthumanism in Stuttgart

John Cabot Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to discuss the “Total Work of Art, Posthuman Music, and the Future of the Arts” with the ground-breaking contemporary composer Sven Helbig at the Future Laboratory Music in Stuttgart.

Promoting Education in Africa: International Affairs Major Ifeoma Anyigor

Ifeoma Anyigor is an International Affairs major with minors in Entrepreneurship and Humanistic Studies. Hailing from Nigeria, she is the author of a book titled 'Think Home Africans.'

Mind Over Matter: Psychology Professor Nicola Petrocchi

Professor Nicola Petrocchi, Ph.D, Psy.D, is a licensed CBT psychotherapist and student counselor. During his international Ph.D in Psychology and Social Neuroscience, he conducted research on the effect of Loving Kindness Meditation (LKM) on mild depression.

Student Karima 2G Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera Newspaper

Communications and Political Science student Karima 2G published an article in the Corriere della Sera, one of Italy's major newspapers. She discusses racism, stereotypes, and how she uses her music to combat prejudice.

JCU Presents 2017 Continuing Education Closing Ceremony

On Monday, January 8, John Cabot University hosted a ceremony in honor of 65 Continuing Education students who completed their programs at the university.

JCU Welcomes Spring 2018 Students

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome our new and returning degree-seeking and study abroad students to campus for Spring 2018.