Academics News

JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

From May 4 to May 7, JCU reference librarians Livia Piotto, Eleonora Moccia, and Manlio Perugini attended the AMICAL 2018 conference hosted by the American University of Central Asia. They were joined by Professors Antonio Lopez and Shannon Russell.

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2018!

John Cabot University celebrated its 46th Commencement ceremony on May 14, 2018, at Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome. 180 students representing 31 countries received their degrees.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Lectures on Witchcraft at Bard College Berlin

Dr. Fabrizio Conti, a lecturer in History at John Cabot University, was invited to give a seminar on "The Classical Greek and Latin Roots of Beliefs in Witchcraft: A Multidisciplinary Liberal Arts Topic" at Bard College Berlin on May 8, 2018.

Meet the Class of 2018 Valedictorian Flavio Garinei

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2018, Flavio Garinei.

Meet JCU’s Summer 2018 Visiting Professors

Meet the distinguished visiting professors who will be teaching during the two Summer 2018 summer sessions.

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore Publishes Book on Italian Work Culture

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore has recently published her new book on the work culture in Italy Stressati o sdraiati? Solo in cerca di lavoro (Stressed or Lazy? Just Looking for a Job) published by Franco Angeli.

From Adam Smith to Venture Capitalism: Flavia Di Mario at JCU

The Department of History and Humanities and the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Flavia Di Mario on March 27th for a lecture titled “The 'Invisible Hand' of Economy: from Adam Smith to Venture Capitalism.”

Professor Vanda Wilcox Edits Italy in the Era of the Great War

Professor Vanda Wilcox has published a new edited collection of 18 essays entitled "Italy in the Era of the Great War" (Brill, 2018).

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 – A Two-Day Workshop at JCU

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.

Professor Robert Louden Discusses Kant’s Views on Love, Sex, and Marriage

The Department of History and Humanities welcomed Professor Robert Louden from the University of Southern Maine on Tuesday, March 13th. Professor Louden is an expert on Immanuel Kant’s ethics and was invited to discuss the philosopher’s views on love, sex, and marriage.

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.