Academics News

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.

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).

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.

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.

Teaching and Learning Innovation: JCU Delegation Visits University of Cairo, Egypt

In February John Cabot sent a delegation from the Department of English Language and Literature to the American University of Cairo to attend and present at the Talix: Teaching and Learning Innovation Exchange Conference.

The Future of Newspaper Publishing: Emanuele Bevilacqua

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and the Communications Department welcomed Emanuele Bevilacqua from University of Italian Switzerland in Lugano to CMS/ITS 322 Italian Media and Popular Culture class on March 13.

Social Business in Action: Professor Eugenio La Mesa for CureThalassemia

Business Administration Professor Eugenio La Mesa held a lecture titled “Cure Thalassemia” as part of his MGT 345 Social Entrepreneurship class on March 12.

New Project by Professor Mike Watson: The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed

On March 24, Communications professor Mike Watson will present The Revolution Will be Live-Streamed, an exhibition in Palermo, Italy, featuring an audiovisual installation together with multimedia works. This project is an anticipation of Politics of Dissonance - a festival of sound, noise, political video, and VJ performance - selected an official collateral event of Manifesta 12.

Professor Michael Driessen Wins Prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that Professor Michael Driessen has won the prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship to continue research on interreligious dialogue at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy.

Social Media Empowers Street Art: Ivana De Innocentis from Urban Lives

Business Professor Daniele Pica welcomed Ivana De Innocentis from Urban Lives to his BUS/CMS 361-1 Social Networks and Media Management class on March 7th.

British Archaeological Project Accepting Applications for Field School in Basilicata

The British Archaeological Project is accepting applications for its 2018 field school in the ancient Lucano-Roman town of Grumentum in Basilicata, Italy.

John Cabot University Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

JCU is pleased to announce the celebration of International Women’s Day 2018. The campus community is proud to host a week-long series of special events that recognize the economic, political, and social achievements of women as well as discuss the many challenges that women face.