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Protecting the Vulnerable: JCU Service Learning Welcomes Head of INTERSOS

Protecting the Vulnerable: JCU Service Learning Welcomes Head of INTERSOS

The JCU Service Learning program welcomed Giovanni Visone, Director of Communication and Fundraising at the humanitarian organization INTERSOS, for a lecture on social inclusion on February 17.

Breakthroughs in Anti-Slavery Work: A Talk by Professor Kevin Bales

Breakthroughs in Anti-Slavery Work: A Talk by Professor Kevin Bales

John Cabot University welcomed Professor Kevin Bales for a talk on Recent Breakthroughs in Anti-Slavery Work: New Technologies, New Ideas, New Approaches on February 13, 2020.

The Silence of Others: JCU Screens Documentary on Victims of Franco’s Regime

The Silence of Others: JCU Screens Documentary on Victims of Franco’s Regime

John Cabot University welcomed directors Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar for a screening of their award-winning 2018 documentary The Silence of Others on February 12, 2020.

Sex and Robots: JCU Hosts 4th Posthuman Studies Workshop

Sex and Robots: JCU Hosts 4th Posthuman Studies Workshop

John Cabot University hosted a workshop called “Sex in Posthuman Times,” which tackled various topics like sex robots, sexuality, deep porn, and agency, on Saturday, February 1, 2020.

Return to Hard Politics: Professor Paul Coyer on Trump’s Foreign Policy

Return to Hard Politics: Professor Paul Coyer on Trump’s Foreign Policy

The Guarini Institute hosted a talk by Professor Paul Coyer called U.S. Foreign Policy in a Changing Geopolitical Context on February 5, 2020.

Meet Patrizia Feletig and Amy Rosenthal, Members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Patrizia Feletig and Amy Rosenthal, Members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Patrizia Feletig is a journalist who mainly covers technology and the environment. Amy Rosenthal is an American journalist who spent four years as a correspondent in Israel. Both are members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council.

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

Alice Marinelli completed her B.A. in Art History at JCU in 2017. Since then, she has been studying art history at University College London (UCL) and working at leading art businesses and galleries in London, such as Christie's, Victoria Miro, and the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art. 

JCU Welcomes Paolo Petrocelli from Rome Opera House

JCU Welcomes Paolo Petrocelli from Rome Opera House

Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed Paolo Petrocelli to her class, “Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment.” on February 11, 2020.

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Professor Carolina De Luca was born in Rome. She earned a B.A. in English Literature from Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an M.A. and M.Phil. in Comparative Literature from the CUNY Graduate Center. She teaches English Composition and Public Speaking at JCU.

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Alumna Elena Assenza, originally from Ragusa (Sicily), graduated cum laude with a major in International Affairs in 2017. She is currently a trainee at the Council of the European Union (EU) in Brussels, Belgium.

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Two volunteers from the JCU Africans in the World Cultural Club (AWCC) participated in the launch of Sulwe on February 14.

“Corti a Roma”: Student Sandro Turchioe Organizes Short Film Festival

“Corti a Roma”: Student Sandro Turchioe Organizes Short Film Festival

JCU student Sandro Turchioe (Class of 2020) is organising a short film festival in Rome on March 20 at Apollo 11 theater.

Building a Career from the Ground Up: JCU Welcomes Eataly Representative Gregorio Baffigo

Building a Career from the Ground Up: JCU Welcomes Eataly Representative Gregorio Baffigo

John Cabot University welcomed Eataly representative Gregorio Baffigo in the context of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s ‘Made in Italy: The Italian Business Environment’ class on February 6, 2020.

“La Cura Della Bellezza”: Art as a Form of Therapy

“La Cura Della Bellezza”: Art as a Form of Therapy

JCU's Julia Del Papa presented the street art project "La Cura della Bellezza" on February 4, 2020 at the municipal library in Corviale (Rome).

Farian Sabahi and Costanza Hermanin Join Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Farian Sabahi and Costanza Hermanin Join Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Historian Farian Sabahi and Professor Costanza Hermanin have recently joined the Guarini Institute Advisory Council.

Faith-Based Organizations and the Prevention of Human Trafficking

Faith-Based Organizations and the Prevention of Human Trafficking

John Cabot University welcomed Father Fabio Baggio for a talk on Faith-Based Organizations and the Prevention of Human Trafficking.

Psychology and Law: Professor Paola Castelli

Psychology and Law: Professor Paola Castelli

Associate Professor of Psychology Paola Castelli has been teaching at JCU since 2011, and is interested in cognitive development and psychology and law.

Visual Economies in the Networked Era: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

Visual Economies in the Networked Era: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

John Cabot University’s Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta was invited to present her talk Right, Click, Remove at The Centre on Social Movement Studies (Cosmos) in Florence.

Meet Angela Brintlinger, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Angela Brintlinger, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Angela Brintlinger has a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Wisconsin/Madison and is professor of Russian literature, chair of Graduate Studies and director of the Center for Slavic and East European Studies at Ohio State University. She joined the Guarini Institute Advisory Council in Summer 2019.

Meet Viviana Mazza, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Viviana Mazza, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Viviana Mazza is a writer and journalist who covers foreign affairs for the Italian daily newspaper Corriere Della Sera, for which she has been writing since 2006. At Corriere Della Sera, she specializes on the Middle East, Pakistan, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Nigeria. Viviana Mazza is a member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council.