Archive for September, 2014

Caleb Crain on the Italian Translation of His Novel “Necessary Errors”

On Thursday, September 25th the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation in collaboration with the United States Embassy and the LGBT Alliance Club sponsored a reading of Caleb Crain's debut novel Necessary Errors.

Professor Clough Marinaro to Help Fulbright Scholar Iman Childs

JCU Professor Isabella Clough Marinaro will be working with Iman Childs, Fulbright grant recipient, as she conducts research on African immigration to Italy.

Grassroots Club Participates in 5 Kilometer Run for Agricultural Biodiversity

On September 20th, the global research institute Bioversity International hosted a 5-kilometer run in order to raise awareness and funds for biodiversity.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by Xinhua on Italian Labor Reform

John Cabot University Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by Chinese English language news agency Xinhua English News on the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's battle for labor reform.

Fall 2014 ENLUS Hosts Half the Globe in One Classroom

This Fall semester, the eight students in the ENLUS 2/2 class represent a large part of the globe in one room, with students from Europe, Asia, and Africa.

JCU Welcomes Edmund White as Writer in Residence for Summer 2015

John Cabot University is proud to announce Edmund White as the 2015 Writer in Residence at the 6th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, to be held from 25 May through 25 June 2015.

Working Women in Italy: Opportunities, Challenges, Achievements

On September 17 John Cabot University and the Casa Internazionale delle Donne hosted a panel discussion on the opportunities, challenges, and achievements faced by working women in Italy.

Professor Rensmann Publishes Article on Ethnic Diversity and “Cosmopolitanization” in European Party Politics

JCU Professor Lars Rensmann has just published a new research article in German Politics and Society, the leading peer-reviewed journal for the study of German politics.

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.

Professor Pietro Paganini Publishes Editorial Piece in Italian Daily “Corriere della Sera”

JCU Professor Pietro Paganini recently published an editorial piece on Italian schools in the prestigious Italian daily Corriere della Sera.

“Sacrifice, Mystery, and Incision:” Prof. Francois Xavier Gleyzon on Shakespeare and Paolo Uccello

Gleizon presented his paper "Opening the Sacred Body: Shakespeare and Uccello" with accompanying readings from The Merchant of Venice and paintings by Crivelli, Cimabue, and Paolo Uccello.

Associate Dean Pamela Harris Presents JCU Interfaith Initiative at Italian Senate

The conference, which sought to promote interreligious dialogue in a fractured world, embraced the JCU Interfaith Initiative in the program as a "pearl" of good practice.

Professors Driessen and Rensmann Present at International Conferences in September

Political Science Professors Michael Driessen and Lars Rensmann recently presented papers at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual meeting in Washington, DC.

From Boston to Rome: Study Abroad Student Monica Todros

Monica Todros is a study abroad student from Boston, Massachusetts. Read about her experience at JCU.

JCU Student Services Holds First Leadership Training Retreat for Club Officers

Over 30 club leaders attended the first Leadership Training Retreat on September 5 and 6.