History and Humanities News

The Democratic Horizon: Discussion with Author Alessandro Ferrara

On Monday, March 14, The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, along with the JCU Think! Philosophy Club and the Department of History and Humanities, hosted a panel discussion on Alessandro Ferrara’s book The Democratic Horizon.

American Academy in Rome Exhibit Curated by Professor Gianni

Founded in 1895, the American Academy in Rome is the oldest American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities.

Prof. Argentieri Interviewed by Italian Radio on Ukraine, Two Years On

On Feb. 17, Prof. Federigo Argentieri spoke on RAI Radio 1's "Morning Voices" program, assessing the situation in Ukraine two years after the start of the war.

Student and Rapper Karima 2G Participates in “Better Days Festival”

Karima Gehnyei, Liberian-Italian rapper and JCU student is considered to be one of the leaders of the newly born movement of “second generation” Italian artists.

Imagining Portus: From Archaeological Data to Computer Graphics

On January 26, 2016, the Rome Society of the Archaeological Institute of America organized a public lecture on Portus, the imperial harbor of Ancient Rome.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Publishes “Witchcraft, Superstition, and Observant Franciscan Preachers”

Fabrizio Conti, a history lecturer at JCU, announces that his monograph Witchcraft, Superstition, and Observant Franciscan Preachers: Pastoral Approach and Intellectual Debate in Renaissance Milan has been published by Brepols Publishers.

JCU Community Mourns Passing of Beloved Trustee Marie L. Garibaldi

“Marie was a lady of exquisite intelligence, kindness and compassion. She loved John Cabot University, and her support was an inspiration for all of us. She will be missed by all those who knew her,” said President Pavoncello.

Welcome to the Spring 2016 Semester at John Cabot University!

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome our new and returning degree-Welcome to Spring 2016 at JCUseeking and study abroad students to campus this spring.

Italian Daily Corriere della Sera Publishes Article by Prof. Argentieri

Director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, Prof. Argentieri teaches courses on international security and comparative politics of Europe, Latin America and developing countries.

John Cabot University Students Participate in International Essay Conference in Utrecht

On November 27 and 28, John Cabot University students Giuseppe Spatafora and Elizabeth Truffa took part in the first edition of the International Undergraduate Essay Conference, organized by University College Utrecht, in the Netherlands.

Professor Argentieri Presents at the 2015 Annual Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Convention

On Friday, November 20th, Professor Federigo Argentieri presented his paper "Putin in the West - Kremlin Propaganda as Echoed in EU Countries" at the 2015 Annual Convention for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies in Philadelphia.

International Relations Society Continues Discussion of European Refugee Crisis

The International Relations Society hosted a panel discussion on 'The Refugee Crisis: Perspectives from Eastern Europe".

JCU Interfaith Initiative and U.S. Embassy to the Holy See Present Panel Discussion: “Nostra Aetate 50 Years On”

The expert panel discussed the continued importance of interreligious engagement in combating intolerance.

Guarini Institute Welcomes Dr. James A. Kushlan for Discussion of Environmental Protection in the United States

Dr. Kushlan, a longtime friend and generous benefactor of John Cabot University, is an expert in environmental conservation.

Prof. Lila Yawn Publishes Article on Methods of Medieval Scribes

Lila Yawn specializes in the history of medieval art in Italy and in perceptions of the Middle Ages today.