Author Archive

Exploring Christianity in the Later Roman Empire: Michelle Berenfeld

On April 17th, 2018 John Cabot University Department of Art History and Studio Art organized a public lecture called “At Home in the City: Community, Class, and Christianity in the Later Roman Empire.” The guest speaker was Michelle Berenfeld, Professor of Classical Archeology at Pitzer College.

(W)rapping the Tunisian Revolution: A Lecture by Nouri Gana

JCU Department of Communications hosted Nouri Gana on April 11, 2018. Entitled “(W)rapping the Tunisian Revolution,” the talk was a JCU Media and Communication Speaker Series event.

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Fixing Information Asymmetry

John Cabot University's Management Professor Riccardo Maiolini presented “Information Asymmetry and Signaling Theory” in Professor Alessandra Grego’s EN 399 Introduction to Narrative Studies class on March 28, 2018.

E-government in Estonia: JCU Welcomes Ambassador Kuningas-Saagpakk

John Cabot University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed the Estonian Ambassador Celia Kuningas-Saagpakk on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Called “e-Stonia: Innovation and Digital Solutions,” the lecture was about Estonia’s electronic government.

John Cabot University Welcomes Jazz Pianist Enrico Pieranunzi

The Communication Department hosted Enrico Pieranunzi on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Organized in collaboration with the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, the event was called “Jazz in Europe: A Lecture and Piano Performance by Enrico Pieranunzi.”

Machine vs Human Creativity: JCU Chess Club Welcomes Grandmaster Jan Sprenger

On Friday, February 22, 2018 Jan Sprenger gave a lecture called “Chess and Human Creativity in the Machine Age.” He is a Grandmaster and Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Turin. The event was organized by JCU’s Chess Club and co-sponsored by the Department of History and Humanities.

JCU Alumna Shaza Saker Launches “Hummustown” to Help Syrian Refugees

John Cabot University alumna Shaza Saker has launched Hummustown, a catering organization that provides job opportunities to Syrian refugees in Rome.

Aristotle on Emotions and Persuasion: A Lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi

On Monday, February 12, The Department of History and Humanities, the Department of Political Science and International Affairs, and the Rome Political Theory Colloquium organized a lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi. Entitled “Aristotle on Rhetoric and Emotions,” the lecture focused on the relevance of Aristotle’s theories and the importance of rhetoric in our lives today.

“I am not old enough:” Early Marriages in Rome’s Slums

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and Service Learning – Combining Fieldwork and Education hosted a special lecture called “’I am not old enough’: Early Marriages in Rome's Slums.”

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Italy’s 2018 Election

On Friday, February 9, 2018 The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held a panel discussion on the upcoming Italian election, which will take place on March 4th. Among the participants were students, journalists, and diplomats, as well as guests from Georgetown University and the University of Pittsburgh.

Sound Design in Film: JCU Welcomes Gustavo Costantini

On Monday, February 5, 2018, the Department of Communications and Media Studies welcomed Professor Gustavo Costantini, an Argentinian sound designer and film scholar.

Blackness and Borderscapes: JCU Welcomes Dr. SA Smythe

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018 the Department of Communications and Media Studies hosted an encounter with Dr. SA Smythe. The event was organized in collaboration with JCU’s Queer Alliance and the Africans in the World Culture Club.