Italian Studies News

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.

“Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment,” a New Spring 2017 Course

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and the Department of Business Administration present a new course for Spring 2017: “Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment.”

Dacia Maraini Presents her Book “Extravagance and Three Other Plays”

On February 2, 2016 the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation together with the Department of Modern Languages and Literature welcomed celebrated Italian author Dacia Maraini to present her book Extravagance and Three Other Plays, recently published by JCU Press.

John Cabot University Press Announces Publication of “Extravagance and Three Other Plays” by Dacia Maraini

A book presentation with Dacia Maraini and James Schwarten is planned for the 2015-2016 academic year.

What’s Next for the Class of 2015? Meet Nine of our Recent Graduates

Now that the Class of 2015 has graduated, see where nine of them are headed next.

Congratulations to Class of 2015 Valedictorians Loredana Mihani and Stanislav Rudoi!

For the first time in the history of John Cabot University we have two Valedictorians: Loredana Mihani and Stanislav Rudoi.

Featured Professor: Isabella Clough Marinaro

Meet Italian Studies Professor Isabella Clough Marinaro and learn why John Cabot University in Rome is a great place to study.

Faculty Development Funds Awarded to Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to report that JCU faculty development funds continue to support the professional development of an outstanding group of faculty.

Professor Schwarten Curates Art Exhibit in Rome: “Danish Impressionists in Abruzzo”

JCU Professor of Italian Studies James Schwarten is among the curators of the art exhibit "Danish Impressionists in Abruzzo."

JCU Student Loredana Mihani Ranks Finalist in the Annual Ayn Rand Institute’s Essay Contest!

A native of Albania, Mihani is majoring in English Literature with minors in International Affairs and Italian Studies.

Students Riley Callaway and Helena Fitzgerald Take Part in Production of “Hurried Steps” by Renowned Italian Author Dacia Maraini

JCU students Riley Callaway and Helena Fitzgerald joined three other student interns from Harvard University in the production of Dacia Maraini's play "Passi affrettati" ('Hurried Steps') last August in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to report that JCU faculty development funds continue to support the professional development of an outstanding group of faculty.

JCU Launches Exciting New Course for Spring 2014: Researching Rome – Fieldwork in the City

In Spring 2014 John Cabot University will be launching an exciting new course for students who want to do independent field research in the city of Rome. Taught by sociologist and Italian Studies Professor Isabella Clough Marinaro, the course is aimed at students who are interested in exploring and analyzing first-hand some of the most fascinating social, cultural and political issues of contemporary Rome.

Professor Ada Bertini Presents Paper at American Association of Teachers of Italian Conference in Strasbourg

Professor Bertini, who teaches Italian language at JCU, will present a paper at the 2013 Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI), which is taking place in Strasbourg (France) from May 30th to June 2nd

JCU Alumna Clara Giannini’s Class Assignment Published!

JCU Alumna Clara Giannini, who graduated in 2012 with her B.A. in Art History and a Minor in Italian Studies, has published a story-board, entitled Filtro PPP, in the journal La libellula. Rivista di Italianistica.