Author Archive

JCU Communications Professors Participate in International Journalism Festival

On April 12, JCU Communications professors Donatella Della Ratta and Marco Ferrari participated in the International Festival of Journalism in Perugia, Italy.

The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows

The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows is a two-day workshop that examines the political economy of the Arab Image, and reflects upon the materiality, ethics, and aesthetics of filming, distributing and archiving post-2011.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2018 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University students, faculty, and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Humanities Regained: English Professor Shannon Russell

Shannon Russell is Associate Professor of English Literature and Chair of the Department of English Language and Literature at JCU. She specializes in eighteenth and nineteenth-century fiction with interests in gender, class, and race, scientific discourse, Victorian technologies, and visual representations in the nineteenth century periodical press.

JCU Hosts 24th Commemoration of the Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda

“To remember, unite, and renew” was the objective of the 24th commemoration of the Genocide of Tutsi in Rwanda. The event, co-organized by the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs with Ibuka Italia, took place in John Cabot University’s Aula Magna on Saturday, April 7th.

Professor Nefeli Misuraca Analyzes Hitchcock’s Psycho

In her lecture, Prof. Misuraca showcased all the tricks and artistry of Alfred Hitchcock, creator of a whole cinema genre and major influencer for all the other films shot after him.

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Lecture at Sewanee University

Dr. Fabrizio Conti, Lecturer in History at JCU, has been invited to Sewanee the University of the South (TN) to give a lecture and present at the annual medieval conference on April 12-13.

La Roma di Mamma Roma: A New Book by Professor Federica Capoferri

Federica Capoferri, Associate Professor of Italian language and literature, recently published her new book, "La Roma di Mamma Roma" (Rome: Palombi).

Keeping Up with Digital Transformation: Alumna Giorgia Conte

An International Business major, Giorgia Conte graduated magna cum laude from John Cabot University in December 2016, and currently works as a Junior Marketing Assistant at uFirst. While at JCU, she was a member of Ipazia and Business Club. Recently Giorgia was invited by the Institute for Entrepreneurship for a presentation on digital marketing strategies.

Stepping Outside the Comfort Zone: Marketing Student Kateryna Umanets

Kateryna Umanets, class 2019, is Marketing major from Ukraine. She is president of the Grassroots club, events coordinator of the Business Club, orientation leader, and the Student Government’s webmaster. In 2017, she participated in JCU’s Career Fair and started an internship at OCOCO as a Graphic Design and Social Media Manager.

Professor Bridget Welsh Discusses Upcoming Elections in Malaysia

As Malaysia prepares for its contentious 14th General Elections, Malaysia expert and John Cabot Associate Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh, discusses the country's electoral playing field.

Shaping the Future of an Inclusive Digital Society: Professor Stefan Sorgner

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner was invited as one of two keynote speakers at the Global Solutions (GS) Taipei Workshop 2018 with the overarching theme “Shaping the Future of an Inclusive Digital Society”.

Italian Work Culture: JCU Students Participate in Nobilita Festival in Bologna

Students of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s course “Professional Skills for Career Development” participated in Nobilita – Festival del Lavoro, Bologna, Italy, on March 23. The event was aimed at investigating the work culture in Italy.

Working for a Better Future: International Affairs Student Giovanni Raguso

Giovanni Raguso (class of 2019), is a double-major in International Affairs and International Business senior. While at JCU, he has worked at the Italian Admissions Office, the Foreign Language Resource Center and also interned at the Israeli Embassy to the Holy See and Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri. He was also a member of Speak Up! Club and the Student Government.

Professor Welsh Participates in 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference

Professor Bridget Welsh was invited to discuss the current Southeast Asian political environment at the 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference.