Communications News

(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

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

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

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

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

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

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Article on Fighting ISIS with TV

Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published an article in Al Jazeera entitled “Fighting ISIL through TV drama: The case of Black Crows.”

JCU Department of Communications Presents SEMBENE!

JCU was one of over 100 institutions that took part in the Sembene Across Africa project, a three-day series of events in honor of Ousmane Sembene, considered the father of African cinema.

Three JCU Students’ Articles Featured on Institute of Network Cultures Blog

Three John Cabot University Communications majors recently published articles on the Institute of Network Cultures blog dedicated to the Fear and Loathing of the Online Self conference, recently held at JCU.

JCU Hosts International Conference “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self”

On Monday, May 22, 2017, John Cabot University hosted the first day of the international conference “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self.”

JCU and The New School in NYC Announce Fast Track to Graduate Media Studies

The John Cabot University Department of Communications and The New School are proud to announce the Fast Track to Graduate Media Studies.

Meenasarani Linde Murugan Discusses Black Orientalism at JCU

Dr. Murugan is an Assistant Professor at Fordham University in the Department of Communication and Media Studies. Her main research interests are TV, gender, race, media, transnationalism, and fashion.

Call for Participation: “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self” Conference

Organized by John Cabot University and Università degli Studi RomaTre in Rome, in collaboration with the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, this conference aims at exploring the state of the online self by raising questions about its status as a focal point of contemporary power/networks.

Speak Truth to Power: A Dialogue with Journalist and Professor Chris Livesay

Professor Christopher Livesay, Lecturer in Journalism, joined JCU in Spring 2017. A foreign correspondent and producer for PBS NewsHour, his recent work focuses on the Middle East conflict, the rise of populism in Europe, and the refugee crisis.

JCU Hosts Screening of “Verano”

On January 25, 2017 the Department of Communications and the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted a screening of “Verano”, a short movie directed by JCU alumnus Alessandro Ceschi and based on Professor Carlos Dews’s short story “Recoleta”.