Communications News

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.

Sound Design in Film: JCU Welcomes Gustavo Costantini

Sound Design in Film: JCU Welcomes Gustavo Costantini

On Monday, February 5, 2018, the Department of Communications and Media Studies welcomed Professor Gustavo Costantini, an Argentinian sound designer and film scholar.

Student Karima 2G Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera Newspaper

Student Karima 2G Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera Newspaper

Communications and Political Science student Karima 2G published an article in the Corriere della Sera, one of Italy's major newspapers. She discusses racism, stereotypes, and how she uses her music to combat prejudice.

Expression through Music: Student Karima 2G Teaches Elementary School Children

Expression through Music: Student Karima 2G Teaches Elementary School Children

Student Karima 2G started teaching at primary school Carlo Pisacane, in Rome, for the project “Laboratori di autonarrazione per giovani apprendisti.”

JCU Hosts the Screening of A Ciambra: Italy’s Candidate for Oscar

JCU Hosts the Screening of A Ciambra: Italy’s Candidate for Oscar

The JCU Media and Communication Speaker Series and the Department of Communications hosted the screening of "A Ciambra" by Jonas Carpignano.

Professors Sarram and Lòpez Interviewed on Fake News by NPR

Professors Sarram and Lòpez Interviewed on Fake News by NPR

Christopher Livesay, JCU Communications professor and NPR correspondent, interviewed Professors Peter Sarram and Antonio Lòpez on fake news.