Archive for March, 2021

Luxury with a Human Touch: JCU Welcomes Alumna Alessia Primavera

Luxury with a Human Touch: JCU Welcomes Alumna Alessia Primavera

On Tuesday, March 23, JCU welcomed alumna Alessia Primavera, Communication and PR Specialist at Mirta, an e-commerce platform that supports and connects Italian artisans with international clients.

JCU’s Asian Culture Club Welcomes Gualtiero Cannarsi for a Talk on Japanese Animation

JCU’s Asian Culture Club Welcomes Gualtiero Cannarsi for a Talk on Japanese Animation

John Cabot University’s Asian Culture Club welcomed localizer and voice director Gualtiero Cannarsi, for a talk on “The Origins of Japanese Animation's Originality,” on March 26, 2021.

Department of History and Humanities Sponsors Two-Day Event on Roman Magic

Department of History and Humanities Sponsors Two-Day Event on Roman Magic

Professor Fabrizio Conti organized a two-day online event sponsored by the Department of History and Humanities called “Researching and Publishing Roman Magic: How an Academic Peer-Reviewed Volume Takes Shape,” held on March 13 and 20, 2021.

“Prosecco and Politics” – A New Series with Professor Michael Driessen

“Prosecco and Politics” – A New Series with Professor Michael Driessen

Political Science Professor Michael Driessen hosted the inaugural panel event “Prosecco and Politics.” The event is part of a new series of interactive conversations between alumni and professors to discuss global issues informally but in an informative way. 

Student Demetrio Iannone Admitted to Ph.D. Program in History at CUNY

Student Demetrio Iannone Admitted to Ph.D. Program in History at CUNY

Demetrio Iannone is a double major in International Affairs and History. He was recently accepted to CUNY, The City University of New York, for a Ph.D. in History with a full scholarship plus stipend.

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Donnacirco is the name of the first feminist album ever made in Italy, composed in 1974 but unfortunately never released. After almost 50 years, 12 female musicians and performers have decided to join forces and re-record the album, which tells of women’s existence in the Seventies, through the metaphor of the circus.

JCU Welcomes FOCSIV EU Programme Manager Eva Pastorelli

JCU Welcomes FOCSIV EU Programme Manager Eva Pastorelli

On March 19, 2021, Marketing Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed Eva Pastorelli, European Programme Manager at FOCSIV, to her “Professional Skills for Career Development” class.

The Daimons’ Game: A Workshop by the Communications Department

The Daimons’ Game: A Workshop by the Communications Department

The JCU Department of Communications organized an online workshop called “The Daimons’ Game” on March 19, 2021, as part of the Digital Delights & Disturbances event series.

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Launches “Cortona Pearls” Lecture Series

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Launches “Cortona Pearls” Lecture Series

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the "Cortona Pearls" Monthly Lecture Series, in partnership with Cortona Week.

Smart Working Beyond the Emergency: JCU Welcomes Michel Martone

Smart Working Beyond the Emergency: JCU Welcomes Michel Martone

John Cabot University welcomed former vice-minister of labor Michel Martone, who presented his book on Smart Working called “Il lavoro da remoto. Per una riforma dello smart working oltre l'emergenza” (La Tribuna, 2020), on March 12, 2021.

No Code Prototyping: JCU Welcomes Entrepreneur Max Mirho

No Code Prototyping: JCU Welcomes Entrepreneur Max Mirho

On March 4, 2021, Business Administration Professor Silvia Pulino welcomed Max Mirho, entrepreneur and founder of EntrepreNerd, to her online class “Introduction to Entrepreneurship.”

The Art History Society Presents: ‘Temporal Stabilities’ by Liz Rideal

The Art History Society Presents: ‘Temporal Stabilities’ by Liz Rideal

The event was curated by students Giulia di Fino and Roberta Imperiale, together with other Art History Society members, and with the support of faculty advisor and Head of the Art History department, Professor Inge Hansen.

JCU and UNICRI Announce Sixth Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

JCU and UNICRI Announce Sixth Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in collaboration with John Cabot University, is happy to announce the sixth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights, which will be delivered online from July 12 to 16, 2021.

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Alumna Katie Kehoe

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Alumna Katie Kehoe

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Katie Kehoe graduated from John Cabot in 2018 with a double major in Italian Studies and Political Science.

All Things Italian: Professor James Schwarten

All Things Italian: Professor James Schwarten

Professor James Schwarten recently contributed an article to Binario 95’s winter issue of Shaker, in which he explained the approach he adopts in discussing the topic of homelessness with students. Professor Schwarten teaches courses in Italian Studies and sociology.