Communications News

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."

JCU Ethiopian Film Festival Presents Lamb by Yared Zeleke

The Department of Communications and the Guarini Institute presented the second film of the Ethiopian Film Festival, Lamb by Yared Zeleke.

BCFN Foundation Presents Food and Sustainability Media Award

Dr. Elena Cadel, Consultant and Researcher at the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN Foundation) presented the Food and Sustainability Media Award.

A Socially Engaged Curriculum: Professor Peter Sarram

Peter Sarram is Associate Professor of Communications at John Cabot University. Next year will be his 20th year teaching at JCU.

A Hand Up to the Underprivileged: Alumna Milena Rivolova

Born in the USA of Swiss and Czech parents, Milena Rivolova is a JCU alumna (Class of 2016) who grew up in Prague, Czech Republic.

A Degree Earned in Full: Communications Major Lydia Smith

Hailing from Sacramento, California, Lydia Smith is a graduating senior at John Cabot University. Majoring in Communications, with a minor in Creative Writing, she has been very active in campus life. She is the Vice President of Theatre Society, Managing Editor of 'The Matthew' newspaper, and Secretary of The Fashion Club.

JCU Ethiopian Film Festival Kicks Off with “Crumbs” by Miguel Llansò

John Cabot University’s Department of Communications in collaboration with the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs screened the first film of “The Ethiopian Film Festival,” Crumbs by Miguel Llansó.

Call for Participation: “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self” Conference

Organized by John Cabot University and Università degli Studi RomaTre in Rome, in collaboration with the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, this conference aims at exploring the state of the online self by raising questions about its status as a focal point of contemporary power/networks.

A Stand Against Gender Inequality: History Major Kiriko Mechanicus

Kiriko Mechanicus is a History major and Communications minor from Amsterdam, Netherlands. She is the President of the Women's Leadership Initiative (JCU's student organization promoting women's rights) and she is involved in the JCU Community Service Program.

Where Are They Now? Meet Alumna Gillian McMurray

We catch up with JCU Alumna Gillian McMurray. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Gillian, Class of 2017, graduated with a major in Communications.

“Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice” – Professor López

Communications Professor Antonio López recently published two chapters in Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice (Routledge 2017).

Where Are They Now? Meet Alumna Challis Popkey

We catch up with JCU Alumna Challis Popkey. Originally from Boise, Idaho, Challis, Class of 2015, graduated with a major in Communications.