Archive for October, 2014

Alumna Diana Mastrodomenico Founds Literary Magazine “Lotus-eater”

Alumna Diana Mastrodomenico Founds Literary Magazine “Lotus-eater”

The aim of the Rome-based magazine is to publish prose, poetry, interviews and reviews in the English language and translations from the best contemporary Italian writing.

Professor Vanda Wilcox Gives Lecture on Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms” from a Historian’s Perspective

Professor Vanda Wilcox Gives Lecture on Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms” from a Historian’s Perspective

On October 21st, John Cabot University's Italy Reads presented a lecture by Professor Vanda Wilcox on Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms from a historical prospective.

John Cabot University Signs Long Term Lease Extension for Guarini Campus

John Cabot University Signs Long Term Lease Extension for Guarini Campus

President Franco Pavoncello is happy to announce that John Cabot University has signed a long term extension of the lease for the Frank J. Guarini Campus, located in Rome's historic Trastevere neighborhood.

Dr. Saywan Barzani, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Rome, Gives Lecture at JCU

Dr. Saywan Barzani, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Rome, Gives Lecture at JCU

On Monday, October 27th the International Relations Society welcomed Dr. Saywan Barzani, the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Rome, for a lecture.

Professor Carlos Dews Publishes Chapter on Carson McCullers in Book on Georgia Women

Professor Carlos Dews Publishes Chapter on Carson McCullers in Book on Georgia Women

JCU Professor Carlos Dews recently published a chapter in Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, edited by Ann Short Chirhart and Kathleen Ann Clark and published by the University of Georgia Press.

Flaminio di Biagi Presents “La Roma di ‘Roma Città Aperta'” at JCU

Flaminio di Biagi Presents “La Roma di ‘Roma Città Aperta'” at JCU

On October 27th the Department of Modern Languages and Literature sponsored the presentation of Flaminio di Biagi's new book La Roma di "Roma Città Aperta" (The Rome of 'Rome Open City').

John Cabot Clubs Sponsor “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,”  Men’s March Against Gender Violence

John Cabot Clubs Sponsor “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” Men’s March Against Gender Violence

For the first time in Rome and in Italy, the famous walk against gender violence, "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes," was performed by an enthusiastic group of men of all ages and nationalities at the Carcalla Stadium on October 25th.

John Cabot University International Relations Society Presents a “Month of the Middle East”

John Cabot University International Relations Society Presents a “Month of the Middle East”

Between October 22 and November 17, 2014 John Cabot University will be hosting a total of six events connected to the project, among which include an evening with Dr. Saywan Barzani, the Iraqi Ambassador to Italy, as well as with the Imam of the Italian Islamic Community, Yahya Pallavicini.

Professor Jens Koehler Presents Paper on Roman Spa Cities at International Conference in Chaves, Portugal

Professor Jens Koehler Presents Paper on Roman Spa Cities at International Conference in Chaves, Portugal

JCU Art History Professor Jens Koehler participated in the conference "Symposium Aquae: Spa Cities in the Roman Empire - Citades Termais No Império Romano" from October 16 -18 in Chaves, Portugal.

“Greening Media Education:” New Book by Professor Antonio López

“Greening Media Education:” New Book by Professor Antonio López

Professor Antonio López has just published his third book, Greening Media Education, about media and environmental sustainability.

Professor Pamela Harris Speaks at a Conference on Second Vatican Council and Democracy in Catholic Countries

Professor Pamela Harris Speaks at a Conference on Second Vatican Council and Democracy in Catholic Countries

On October 15th, Professor Pam Harris spoke at a conference about Pope Paul VI, the Second Vatican Council and the Third Wave of Democratization.

Professor Federigo Argentieri to Play Tito in a Mock Trial at Rome’s Festival of Diplomacy

Professor Federigo Argentieri to Play Tito in a Mock Trial at Rome’s Festival of Diplomacy

On October 26, JCU Professor Federigo Argentieri will play the late Yugoslavian communist party and state leader Josip Broz, nicknamed Tito, in a mock trial.

Professor Michèle Favorite’s Public Relations Class Visits Bloomberg Offices

Professor Michèle Favorite’s Public Relations Class Visits Bloomberg Offices

On October 17th, Professor Michèle Favorite's Public Relations class visited the Rome offices of Bloomberg, a financial software, data and media company headquartered in New York City.

Renowned Naturalist Jane Goodall Visits John Cabot University

Renowned Naturalist Jane Goodall Visits John Cabot University

On October 14, Jane Goodall and Boy Olmi were welcomed to John Cabot University for a private, first screening of Mr. Olmi's documentary Jane & Payne, about Dr. Goodall and Roger Payne.

Women in the Director’s Chair Film Series Kicks Off with Alina Marazzi’s “Tutto parla di te”

Women in the Director’s Chair Film Series Kicks Off with Alina Marazzi’s “Tutto parla di te”

During this film series, which continues into the Spring 2015 semester, a new generation of female Italian directors will be welcomed to JCU to talk to the community and and to showcase their films.