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Carson McCullers in the World: a Centenary Conference on the American Novelist

Carson McCullers (1917-1967) is one of the great authors of American southern literature. The conference celebrated the hundredth anniversary of her birth.

Interacting with a Work of Art: Students Integrate Culture and Technology

Students of the “Management and Digitalization of Cultural Heritage” course launched a project that integrates cultural heritage with new technologies.

Alumna Geraldine Ghelli Publishes Photos in “New Yorker”

JCU alumna Geraldine Ghelli's photos have been published in the New Yorker as part of the "A Portrait of a Couple in Love and in Transition" article, which follows a couple (Michelle Ainsworth and Jennifer Lee) as they undergo gender-confirmation surgery together.

JCU Welcomes New Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh 

John Cabot University is pleased to welcome new professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh. After coming to JCU as a Visiting Professor in January of 2017, Dr. Welsh now joins the JCU community as a full-time tenure track Associate Professor and as Director of Asian Outreach.

Professor S. N. Jaffe on Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War

Professor S.N. Jaffe recently published “The Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War” in the well-respected on-line policy journal War on the Rocks.

John Cabot University Mourns Passing of Beloved Trustee Fred Rotondaro

The John Cabot University community is saddened to announce that Fred Rotondaro, John Cabot University Board Member since 2011, and great friend of the Institution, passed away on June 26.

Guarini Institute Welcomes Existence March Founder Bahar Adanc

The Guarini Institute and the STAND Club hosted a presentation titled “Existence March: Kurdish identity and the political walk for diplomatic recognition.”

JCU Creative Writing Institute Launches Diodata Literary Magazine

The JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation is pleased to announce the launch of its first literary magazine, Diodata.

Professors Driessen and Bailey Publish on Religion and Politics

Professor Michael Driessen John Cabot University Professors Michael Driessen and Tom Bailey recently published two works they co-authored. Both stem from a conference Professors Driessen and Bailey organized at John Cabot in June 2014, “Rethinking Political Catholicism.” The first publication is a special edited volume with the [...]

John Cabot University Admitted to CFA® Institute University Affiliation Program

JCU, a CFA Recognized University since 2013, is pleased to announce that it has been admitted to the CFA® Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP).

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Article on Fighting ISIS with TV

Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published an article in Al Jazeera entitled “Fighting ISIL through TV drama: The case of Black Crows.”

From Brooklyn to Broadway and Beyond: JCU Welcomes Tony Lo Bianco

On June 14, 2017 actor, writer, director, and producer Tony Lo Bianco gave the presentation "From Brooklyn to Broadway and Beyond" at JCU. The talk, part of the Institute for Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, covered a myriad of topics including dedication, inspiration, motivation, and overcoming fear.

The Death of the Cockfighters: A BBC Documentary Featuring Prof. Carlos Dews

Carlos Dews, Professor of English and Director of the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation at John Cabot University, recently discussed cockfighting in a BBC World Service documentary.

JCU Department of Communications Presents SEMBENE!

JCU was one of over 100 institutions that took part in the Sembene Across Africa project, a three-day series of events in honor of Ousmane Sembene, considered the father of African cinema.

Professor Stefan Sorgner Lectures on Transhumanism Throughout Europe

Professor Stefan Sorgner recently returned from the University of Lower Silesia, in Poland, where he was Visiting Professor.