Communications News

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

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”

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

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

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

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

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”

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”.

A Dialogue with the Middle East: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

A Dialogue with the Middle East: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta is an expert in Arabic-speaking media who started teaching at JCU this Spring 2017.

Department of Communications Hosts Screenings of Syrian Documentaries

Department of Communications Hosts Screenings of Syrian Documentaries

On November 15, John Cabot University Department of Communications and the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs were pleased to host screenings and a Q&A with Syrian documentary filmmakers Sara Fattahi, Ammar al-Beik, and Avo Kaprealian.

JCU Hosts International Media Education Summit

JCU Hosts International Media Education Summit

On November 4-5, 2016 John Cabot University co-hosted the International Media Education Summit 2016, in collaboration with Bournemouth University and the Center for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).

“Art. Class. War:” an Event Curated by Professor Mike Watson

“Art. Class. War:” an Event Curated by Professor Mike Watson

Fondazione Pastificio Cerere presents, on Saturday 26th of November at 8 pm, "Art. Class. War", an event curated by JCU Professor Mike Watson.

Meet Communications Professor Kwame Phillips

Meet Communications Professor Kwame Phillips

Professor Kwame Phillips is an anthropologist and filmmaker. Born in London and raised in Jamaica, he joined John Cabot's Department of Communications in the Fall of 2016.

JCU Presents Mark Hosler from American Band “Negativland”

JCU Presents Mark Hosler from American Band “Negativland”

On October 5, 2016 the JCU Department of Communications hosted a lecture by Mark Hosler. Hosler is one of the founding members of the band Negativland.

Digital Media, Democracy, and the Press

Digital Media, Democracy, and the Press

On February 9th, 2011, the Aula Magna Regina was flooded with students, professors and guests to listen to a panel on an issue that, since the advent of Wikileaks, has earned the attention of the world. Digital Media has usurped all other means of information transfer in terms of speed and efficiency, but as technology improves the winds of change are beginning to alter the way we receive news.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Screening: Il Corpo delle Donne

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Screening: Il Corpo delle Donne

On February 10, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs screened, Il Corpo delle Donne, a short documentary on the portrayal of women on Italian network television.