Archive for November, 2019

Plastic’s Republic: Barbie’s Impact on Female Beauty

Plastic’s Republic: Barbie’s Impact on Female Beauty

John Cabot University welcomed author and poet Giovanna Riccio to present her latest book, Plastic’s Republic – Featuring the Barbie Suite.

Ten JCU Alumni Attend the Fall 2019 Second Career Fair as Company Representatives

Ten JCU Alumni Attend the Fall 2019 Second Career Fair as Company Representatives

JCU’s third Career Fair of the year took place on Friday, November 8. Ten out of the forty company representatives that attended the event were JCU alumni.

JCU Hosts Roundtable on A.I., Ethics and Algorithmic Biases

JCU Hosts Roundtable on A.I., Ethics and Algorithmic Biases

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies and the Canadian Chamber in Italy co-organized a round table on A.I.: ​​Ethics and Algorithmic Biases.

JCU Alumni Association Invites You to the 2019 Holiday Celebrations

JCU Alumni Association Invites You to the 2019 Holiday Celebrations

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that the annual JCU Alumni & Friends Holiday Party celebrations will be held in London, New York City and Rome.

Taking the Leap: Student Micah Hinnergardt

Taking the Leap: Student Micah Hinnergardt

Micah Hinnergardt is an International Affairs senior from Pennsylvania. She is one of the recipients of the America Award, granted to her in October 2019.

JCU Professor Rosa Filardi Participates in Cambiamenti Work Festival

JCU Professor Rosa Filardi Participates in Cambiamenti Work Festival

JCU Professor Rosa Filardi will participate in the “Cambiamenti Work Festival” that will be held from Thursday November 21 to Sunday November 24.

Student Demetrio Iannone Published Essay on Populism and Climate Change

Student Demetrio Iannone Published Essay on Populism and Climate Change

Demetrio Iannone is a double major from Crotone. His essay on populism and climate has recently been published on the Kathimerini English Edition newspaper.

Sighting and Finding: 4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage by Alessandro Vizzini

Sighting and Finding: 4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage by Alessandro Vizzini

John Cabot University’s 4m2 Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibit by artist Alessandro Vizzini, Sighting and Finding. 

The Impact of Central Bank Communication on Private Inflation Expectations: A Study by Prof. Mellina

The Impact of Central Bank Communication on Private Inflation Expectations: A Study by Prof. Mellina

Prof. Mellina presented his current empirical research on the impact of the words adopted by the Federal Reserve on private inflation expectations.

Ghosts in the Pavement: Footfall and Pilgrimage by Artist Liz Rideal

Ghosts in the Pavement: Footfall and Pilgrimage by Artist Liz Rideal

On November 4, JCU welcomed Liz Rideal, Professor of Fine Art (Slade School of Fine Art, UCL), who discussed her latest project as well as the technical aspects of her practice combining abstract painting, photography, and digital print on fabric.

Professor Gawdat Bahgat on Syria-Turkey Relations: Two Open Class Discussions

Professor Gawdat Bahgat on Syria-Turkey Relations: Two Open Class Discussions

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed Professor Gawdat Bahgat for two open class discussions on October 22, 2019.

The Witch Craze in Europe: A Talk by Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz

The Witch Craze in Europe: A Talk by Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz

John Cabot University’s Department of History and Humanities welcomed Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz for a talk called The Witch Craze in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe on November 5, 2019.

Critical Perspectives on Modern Slavery: Prof. Scarpa Presents Her Research

Critical Perspectives on Modern Slavery: Prof. Scarpa Presents Her Research

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa presented a paper on “The prohibition of slavery as a jus cogens rule of international law: definition and interpretation” at the Conference on “Critical Perspectives on Modern Slavery: Law, Policy and Society” organized by the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation of the University of Hull (United Kingdom).

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? A Discussion with Prof. Sorgner

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? A Discussion with Prof. Sorgner

Philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner rebuts Elon Musk’s claim according to which we would be living in highly-complex computer simluation.

A Career at the Museum: Student Djuna Carlton

A Career at the Museum: Student Djuna Carlton

Djuna Carlton is an Art History major from New Mexico, who wishes to pursue a career in museums. She received the America Award by the Italy-USA Foundation.