Communications News

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.

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.”

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.

Striving for Equality: Communications Student Federica Bocco

Federica Bocco (class of 2018) is a Communications student from Naples. She is also pursuing a minor in Humanistic Studies.

Choosing Kindness: Alumna Virginia Agnoni

Virginia Agnoni, Class of 2016, is from Cori, a medieval town one hour south of Rome. In her time at JCU, Virginia majored in Communications with a minor in Creative Writing.

Three JCU Students’ Articles Featured on Institute of Network Cultures Blog

Three John Cabot University Communications majors recently published articles on the Institute of Network Cultures blog dedicated to the Fear and Loathing of the Online Self conference, recently held at JCU.

JCU Hosts International Conference “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self”

On Monday, May 22, 2017, John Cabot University hosted the first day of the international conference “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self.”

JCU and The New School in NYC Announce Fast Track to Graduate Media Studies

The John Cabot University Department of Communications and The New School are proud to announce the Fast Track to Graduate Media Studies.

Volunteering Across Borders: Student Cristina Di Leva

Cristina Di Leva is a degree seeking student from Lavello, Basilicata, in southern Italy. She majors in Communications and has a minor in Political Science.

Life After College – Communications Graduate Samantha Abear

Samantha Abear, Class of 2016, graduated with a degree in Communications and a minor in Business Administration.

John Cabot University Announces 2017 Student Award Winners

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, John Cabot University students, faculty and staff gathered in the Aula Magna for the annual Student Awards Ceremony.

Queer Cultures in Italy: a Lecture by Enrico Salvatori

Prof. Paolo Prato invited Enrico Salvatori to his Italian Media and Popular Culture class to talk about Queer Cultures in Italy.

JCU Ethiopian Film Festival Presents Shashamane by Giulia Amati

John Cabot University’s Department of Communications in collaboration with the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs presented the third and final film of the Ethiopian Film Festival, Shashamane by Italian director Giulia Amati.

Meenasarani Linde Murugan Discusses Black Orientalism at JCU

Dr. Murugan is an Assistant Professor at Fordham University in the Department of Communication and Media Studies. Her main research interests are TV, gender, race, media, transnationalism, and fashion.

English Major Marialaura Grandolfo Accepted to University of Oxford

Marialaura Grandolfo comes from Modugno, a town near Bari (Puglia, Italy). She is an English Literature major with a minor in Communications (Class of 2017). She has worked as a Writing Center tutor and as an assistant to Prof. Carlos Dews, managing the public relations of the Institute for Creative Writing, and co-organizing the upcoming conference "Carson McCullers in the World."