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The Last Judgement Workshop: JCU Welcomes Nicola Sapio of Artainment

The Last Judgement Workshop: JCU Welcomes Nicola Sapio of Artainment

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Career Services invited Nicola Sapio, Communication & Marketing Director of Artainment Worldwide Shows, to be the guest speaker at “The Last Judgement Workshop - The Sistine Chapel Immersive Show”. The workshop focused on the creation process, the technological innovation, the marketing strategy and the creative effort of Giudizio Universale - The Sistine Chapel Immersive Show.

Media Tools to Empower Women: Students Produce Documentaries on Feminist Ideals

Media Tools to Empower Women: Students Produce Documentaries on Feminist Ideals

This summer, the students of the ‘DMA 322 Digital Storytelling and Community Engagement’ course had the opportunity to collaborate with the Casa Internazionale Delle Donne (International Women’s House), a self-financed not-for-profit organization that works on promoting the rights, culture, knowledge, experiences and policies produced by and for women. They produced three short documentaries.

JCU Hosts 4th Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

JCU Hosts 4th Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University, in cooperation with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), organized the fourth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights, which took place from the 15th to the 19th of July. The aim of the course is to equip post-graduate students and young professionals with legal, social, scientific and theoretical tools to better understand and tackle the growing challenges of international migration.

Student Giggs Kgole Featured in The Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans List

Student Giggs Kgole Featured in The Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans List

JCU Art History student and artist Giggs Kgole has recently been featured in The Mail & Guardian’s annual 200 Young South Africans list, which aims at showcasing young leaders, and celebrating their work.

Student Anna Maria Gehnyei Invited to Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights

Student Anna Maria Gehnyei Invited to Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights

JCU student and artist Anna Maria Gehnyei, also known as Karima 2G, was invited to a panel discussion on human rights and women’s rights called “Diritti Umani e Diritti delle Donne, incontro con Ndileka Mandela” on July 5, 2019. The guest speaker was Ndileka Mandela, granddaughter of the anti-apartheid activist and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.

From JCU to the World: Six Alumni Tell Their Story

From JCU to the World: Six Alumni Tell Their Story

John Cabot University invited six alumni to a panel discussion organized for the JCU Open Day on July 15, 2019. The alumni talked briefly about their experience at JCU and how it prepared them for graduate studies and the job market, and they concluded by sharing advice with prospective students.

The Syrian Civil War at Year Eight: A Talk by Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi

The Syrian Civil War at Year Eight: A Talk by Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi

John Cabot University's Department of Political Science and International Affairs invited Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi to give a talk called "The Syrian Civil War at Year Eight: Examining The Relationship Between Syria, Spain, and Italy in a Mediterranean Conflict" on June 26, 2019.

Where Are They Now? Focus on Four JCU English Literature Alumni

Where Are They Now? Focus on Four JCU English Literature Alumni

John Cabot University decided to catch up with some recent alumni who majored in English Literature to see what they are doing.

Cinema as a Tool to Change Society: Alessio Cremonini on “Sulla mia Pelle”

Cinema as a Tool to Change Society: Alessio Cremonini on “Sulla mia Pelle”

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and the Department of Communications and Media Studies invited director Alessio Cremonini to discuss his film "Sulla mia pelle, which was screened at John Cabot University on June 24, 2019.

Shooting a Revolution: Professor Della Ratta’s Book on Media and Warfare in Syria

Shooting a Revolution: Professor Della Ratta’s Book on Media and Warfare in Syria

John Cabot University's Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published a book called "Shooting a Revolution: Visual Media and Warfare in Syria".

Life = Cinematic Imperfections: JCU Presents Avo Kaprealian’s Latest Feature Film

Life = Cinematic Imperfections: JCU Presents Avo Kaprealian’s Latest Feature Film

John Cabot University’s Department of Communications and Media Studies, presented the Rome premiere of Syrian-Armenian filmmaker Avo Kaprealian’s first feature length film "Life = Cinematic Imperfections."

A Resilient Space for Diversity: JCU hosts African Art Gallery

A Resilient Space for Diversity: JCU hosts African Art Gallery

John Cabot University hosted an “African Art Gallery” event organized by The Africans in the World Cultural Club, on November 21, 2018. The event focused on the importance of African art, music and food in order to raise awareness of the African Community at John Cabot University.

English Language and Literature Department Hosts Student Reading

English Language and Literature Department Hosts Student Reading

John Cabot University’s English Literature Department organized a Student Reading on November 19, 2018. Ten students from various academic departments stood up and read creative writing pieces they produced. The works included fiction, non-fiction and poems, read in English and also Italian.

Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

John Cabot University welcomed photographer Giovanni Izzo, who screened his project The Domitiana: everyday organized crime and life on November 6, 2018.

Professor Carlos Dews on Carson McCullers Lecture Tour in Australia

Professor Carlos Dews on Carson McCullers Lecture Tour in Australia

JCU English professor Carlos Dews is currently on a lecture tour in Australia on American author Carson McCullers. On November 23, he will be at the University of New South Wales where he will be speaking about his ongoing project editing the Selected Letters of Carson McCullers.