Archive for November, 2013

Professor Lila Yawn Invited to Speak at University of Manchester’s

Professor Lila Yawn Invited to Speak at University of Manchester’s

The title of Prof. Yawn's talk was "The Bright Side of the Knife: Dismemberment in Medieval Europe and the Modern Imagination."

A Remarkable Evening of Interfaith Dialogue at John Cabot University

A Remarkable Evening of Interfaith Dialogue at John Cabot University

Students filled the Aula Magna on Wednesday, November 20th for a remarkable evening of interfaith dialogue sponsored by the JCU Student Government.

Professor Federigo Argentieri on Lecture Tour in Boston

Professor Federigo Argentieri on Lecture Tour in Boston

Professor Argentieri is slated to teach PL 215 Italian Politics and Society, PL 345 Latin American Politics and Society and PL 355 East European Politics and Societies in the Spring 2014 semester.

Public Lecture by Dr. Abdallah Kahil Explores Mamluk Architecture

Public Lecture by Dr. Abdallah Kahil Explores Mamluk Architecture

The lecture focused on some of the most famous mosques, madrasas and tombs in 14th century Cairo.

Congratulations Winners of Fall 2013 Cicero Speech Contest!

Congratulations Winners of Fall 2013 Cicero Speech Contest!

13 JCU students demonstrated their oratorical skills and knowledge of the United State's current position in the world arena by answering the question "Has the U.S. lost its leading position?"

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Washington Post

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Washington Post

Read the interview "Expectations are high for summit between Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin"

Professor Antonio López Gives Keynote Speech at International Conference

Professor Antonio López Gives Keynote Speech at International Conference

JCU Assistant Professor of Communications and Media Antonio Lopez gave the keynote speech at the Open University of Catalyuna in Barcelona at the second International Conference on Media Education and Digital Competence.

JCU MUN Society Participates in University Conferences across Europe

JCU MUN Society Participates in University Conferences across Europe

John Cabot University Model United Nations Society representatives (President Iglika Mancheva and Press Secretary Neal Huddon-Cossar) recently participated in two University conferences in Scotland and Salerno, respectively.

Guarini Institute – Sacco and Vanzetti: The Story of Nick and Bart

Guarini Institute – Sacco and Vanzetti: The Story of Nick and Bart

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a Screening of Sacco and Vanzetti, the famous movie directed by Giuliano Montaldo.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs: JFK 50 Years On

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs: JFK 50 Years On

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted “John Fitzgerald Kennedy 50 Years On” a lecture by Professor Vincent Cannato.

JCU’s Largo dei Fiorentini Art Studio Launches Exhibitions and Lectures

JCU’s Largo dei Fiorentini Art Studio Launches Exhibitions and Lectures

For the first time, the JCU art studios at Largo dei Fiorentini have been transformed into a gallery hosting artists from outside the institution.

Congratulations Fares Cheikh Moussa, New Muay Thai World Champion!

Congratulations Fares Cheikh Moussa, New Muay Thai World Champion!

On Saturday and Sunday November 2nd and 3rd, 2013, a John Cabot University student participated in the Martial Arts Unified World Championship, hosted at Marina di Carrara.

Soccer Teams Earn Another Victory for JCU: Go Gladiators!

Soccer Teams Earn Another Victory for JCU: Go Gladiators!

On Wednesday, November 6th both the men's and women's soccer teams of John Cabot University played with passion and tenacity to beat challenging rival teams.

JCU is Honored to Welcome Acclaimed Novelist Jhumpa Lahiri

JCU is Honored to Welcome Acclaimed Novelist Jhumpa Lahiri

Ms. Lahiri will be delivering the Italy Reads 2013 keynote address on November 6th, 2013.

JCU Art History Professor Karen Georgi Publishes Book “Critical Shift”

JCU Art History Professor Karen Georgi Publishes Book “Critical Shift”

Karen L. Georgi, Adjunct Associate Professor of Art History at JCU, recently published the book Critical Shift Rereading Jarves, Cook, Stillman, and the Narratives of Nineteenth-Century American Art (Penn State University Press).