Communications News

Hacking the Binary: JCU Welcomes Philosopher Paul B. Preciado

Hacking the Binary: JCU Welcomes Philosopher Paul B. Preciado

The JCU Department of Communications invited Paul B. Preciado to take part in the second edition of the Digital Delights and Disturbances lecture series.

Fighting Colonialism: JCU Screens Pravini Baboeram’s The Uprising

Fighting Colonialism: JCU Screens Pravini Baboeram’s The Uprising

On October 28, JCU hosted a screening of 'The Uprising', a music documentary that tells the story of resistance against racism in postcolonial Europe.

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Camilla Palermo is a Communications senior. She was raised in the outskirts of Rome, where her family moved from the United States when she was 5 years old. 

John Cabot University Student Media Showcase 2019

John Cabot University Student Media Showcase 2019

JCU’s Department of Communications and Digital Media Lab present the third annual Student Media Showcase, which will take place on October 3, 2019.

Promoting Innovation in Film: Five JCU Students Participate in Prix Italia Festival

Promoting Innovation in Film: Five JCU Students Participate in Prix Italia Festival

Five JCU students and alumni will participate in the prestigious Prix Italia Festival held in Rome from September 23-28, 2019.

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.

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.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 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.

A Passion for Film: Alumna Corinna Rombi

A Passion for Film: Alumna Corinna Rombi

JCU Alumna Corinna Rombi, from Siena, Italy, majored in Communications and minored in Marketing. Today she talks about what motivated her to pursue a career in the film industry and she talks a little bit about her most recent job as an assistant for a film director shooting a series for Sky.

Italian “Expanded” Cinema in the Mediascape: JCU Hosts Professor Vito Zagarrio

Italian “Expanded” Cinema in the Mediascape: JCU Hosts Professor Vito Zagarrio

JCU hosted Professor Vito Zagarrio from the University of Roma Tre for a lecture on “The Italian ‘Expanded’ Cinema in the Mediascape: Film, TV Series, and Documentary.” The event was sponsored by the Departments of Communications and Modern Languages and Literature.

Arrivederci Saigon: Director Wilma Labate Presents Documentary at JCU

Arrivederci Saigon: Director Wilma Labate Presents Documentary at JCU

The JCU Communication department hosted the screening of the movie Arrivederci Saigon by Wilma Labate, on February 13, 2019.

Promoting International Media Literacy: Alumna Sara Gabai

Promoting International Media Literacy: Alumna Sara Gabai

Sara Gabai graduated from JCU in 2010 with a major in Communications and a minor in English Literature. She is currently Communications Officer, Responsible Asia Forestry and Trade (RAFT), The Nature Conservancy in Thailand.  She is also working on a Ph.D. in Human Rights and Peace Studies.

Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture: A Celebration of the Legendary Mime

Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture: A Celebration of the Legendary Mime

John Cabot University welcomed Patrizia Iovine for the presentation of her book "Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture (Casadei Libri) on June 7th.

Shaping Media Today: Alumna Maria Bondar

Shaping Media Today: Alumna Maria Bondar

Maria Bondar, class of 2018, graduated with a degree in Communications and a minor in Psychology. Hailing from Ukraine, she completed an internship at the JCU Web Communications Office through the Career Services Center.

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

(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.