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Imperial Borderlands: Professor Bogdan Popescu Presents Book

Imperial Borderlands: Professor Bogdan Popescu Presents Book

John Cabot University held a presentation of Professor Bogdan Popescu’s book Imperial Borderlands (Cambridge University Press, 2023) on June 10, 2024.

JCU Hosts Celebration for the 80th Anniversary of the Liberation of Rome During WWII

JCU Hosts Celebration for the 80th Anniversary of the Liberation of Rome During WWII

As an American university in the heart of Rome, John Cabot was honored to host a celebration of the 80th anniversary of the city’s liberation on June 4, 2024.

Translation as Activism: JCU Welcomes Marzia D’Amico

Translation as Activism: JCU Welcomes Marzia D’Amico

On June 3, JCU hosted “Translation as Activism,” a conversation between writers and translators Allison Grimaldi Donahue and Marzia D’Amico.

Professor Sarah Linford Invited as Keynote Speaker at Book Presentation at The Met

Professor Sarah Linford Invited as Keynote Speaker at Book Presentation at The Met

Professor Sarah Linford was invited to be a keynote speaker at the Met presentation of "Atlante dell’arte contemporanea" in New York on May 25, 2024.

The Transformative Power of Art: Alumna Tatyana Kalaydjian Serraino

The Transformative Power of Art: Alumna Tatyana Kalaydjian Serraino

Alumna Tatyana Kalaydjian Serraino is an Italian/Danish/Armenian Art Historian who graduated from JCU with an MA in Art History in Fall 2019.

JCU Hosts Discussion on Child Involvement in Military Groups

JCU Hosts Discussion on Child Involvement in Military Groups

On 5 June, the JCU Department of Political Science and International Affairs organized a discussion on "Child Involvement in Military Groups: International Perspectives and Unresolved Issues."

Stories Waiting to Be Told: Meet Professor Silvia Giagnoni

Stories Waiting to Be Told: Meet Professor Silvia Giagnoni

Professor Silvia Giagnoni is a writer, activist, and media scholar who began teaching at JCU in Fall 2021.

JCU Delegation Attends European Institute of Innovation for Sustainability (EIIS) Summit  

JCU Delegation Attends European Institute of Innovation for Sustainability (EIIS) Summit  

A JCU delegation attended and volunteered at the European Institute of Innovation for Sustainability summit, held in Rome on May 10-11, 2024.

Meet MA in Art History Alumna Anaiis Avanesian

Meet MA in Art History Alumna Anaiis Avanesian

Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, California, Anaiis Avanesian graduated from JCU in Spring 2024 with an MA in Art History.

A Transformative Experience: MA in Art History Alumnus Gavin Austin Gaebe

A Transformative Experience: MA in Art History Alumnus Gavin Austin Gaebe

Originally from Virginia, alumnus Gavin Austin Gaebe graduated from JCU with an MA in Art History in 2024.

A Commitment to Excellence: Professor Sergio Scicchitano

A Commitment to Excellence: Professor Sergio Scicchitano

Professor Sergio Scicchitano teaches Economics at JCU, where he is currently the Chair of the Economics Department.

Italy Writes 2024 Announces Winners of Creative Writing Contest

Italy Writes 2024 Announces Winners of Creative Writing Contest

On May 29, JCU Professor Andrew Rutt announced the winners of the 2024 Italy Writes Creative Writing Contest.

Creative Wildfire: Meet MA in Art History Alumna Myca Treat

Creative Wildfire: Meet MA in Art History Alumna Myca Treat

Originally from a small town in Northern Arkansas, alumna Myca Treat graduated from JCU with an M.A. in Art History in Spring 2024.

Writing Fact/Writing Fiction: A Conversation with Authors Matthew Kneale and Silvia Giagnoni

Writing Fact/Writing Fiction: A Conversation with Authors Matthew Kneale and Silvia Giagnoni

The Institute for Creative Writing hosted a conversation on “Writing Fact/Writing Fiction” with authors Matthew Kneale and Silvia Giagnoni.

Creating Value: Alumnus Chenyu Zhou

Creating Value: Alumnus Chenyu Zhou

Chenyu Zhou (Alex) graduated from JCU in Spring 2024 with a B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing.

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Director Francesco Lapenta Speaks at UN Global Summit in Kenya 

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Director Francesco Lapenta Speaks at UN Global Summit in Kenya 

Francesco Lapenta was invited to speak at the first global UN Civil Society Conference ever held in Africa, in Nairobi, Kenya.

Jonathan Aberman Appointed Visiting Executive Entrepreneur and Strategic Advisor to FJG School of Business

Jonathan Aberman Appointed Visiting Executive Entrepreneur and Strategic Advisor to FJG School of Business

JCU announces the appointment of Jonathan Aberman as Visiting Executive Entrepreneur and Strategic Advisor to the Frank J. Guarini School of Business.

JCU Presents “Trastevere by the Meter Squared” Conference

JCU Presents “Trastevere by the Meter Squared” Conference

On the weekend of April 20-21, John Cabot University hosted the international conference “Trastevere by the Meter Squared (Trastevere m2)" . This meeting of scholars from the U.S. and Italy delved into the environmental, architectural, visual-material, and social history of Trastevere, one of Rome’s oldest, most cherished neighborhoods.

Professor Alessandro Feri Participates in 17th Global Brand Conference in Scotland

Professor Alessandro Feri Participates in 17th Global Brand Conference in Scotland

JCU Marketing Professor Alessandro Feri recently co-organized and participated in the 17th Global Brand Conference held at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. 

Meet MA in Art History Alumna Elena Schembri

Meet MA in Art History Alumna Elena Schembri

Elena Schembri graduated in Spring 2021 with a B.A. in Art History, and in Spring 2024 she completed her M.A. in Art History also at JCU.