Faculty News

Prof. Argentieri Interviewed by CNN International on Italian PM Conte’s U.S. Visit

Prof. Argentieri Interviewed by CNN International on Italian PM Conte’s U.S. Visit

Giuseppe Conte, Italy's head executive since June 1st, paid an official visit to Washington, DC where he met US president Donald J. Trump. JCU's professor Federigo Argentieri was requested by CNN International to comment on the significance of the visit, the role currently played by Italy in the European Union and the present state of US-Italy relations.

An Opportunity for Growth: Professor Pulino Advocates Entrepreneurship in India

An Opportunity for Growth: Professor Pulino Advocates Entrepreneurship in India

Prof. Silvia Pulino, Director of the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship, participated as invited speaker in “Educate to Innovate 1.0”, a conference to promote the start-up ecosystem within Technical Universities/Colleges in India.

Food Across Cultures: JCU Service Learning Presents Humanitarian Project

Food Across Cultures: JCU Service Learning Presents Humanitarian Project

The JCU Service Learning presented “In Cammino… Catering Migrante”, a humanitarian project that fosters social inclusion and professional development for migrant and refugee cooks in Rome On Friday, July 13.

John Cabot University Wins VORECO Award for Social Inclusion

John Cabot University Wins VORECO Award for Social Inclusion

On Monday, June 25 Professor Andrea Lanzone, Assistant Dean for Student Academic Affairs, and Service Learning project coordinator, was invited to VORECO Onlus Center in Rome to accept the 2018 Annual Prize for Social Inclusion on behalf of JCU.

Prof. Fabrizio Conti Gives a Lecture at the Canadian University in Dubai

Prof. Fabrizio Conti Gives a Lecture at the Canadian University in Dubai

Prof. Fabrizio Conti, a lecturer of History in the Department of History and Humanities, was invited to the Canadian University in Dubai (UAE) to give a lecture on "The ideas of Rome from the Classical times to the Renaissance" on 12th of June.

Prof. Scarpa Discusses “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” at ACUNS

Prof. Scarpa Discusses “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” at ACUNS

Last week JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa participated to the Academic Council of the United Nations System (ACUNS) Annual Meeting on “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” that was held at LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome.

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Professor Vanda Wilcox's research interests focus on the military, cultural and social history of the First World War in Italy, as well as the memory and commemoration of the two World Wars. She teaches courses in European and Italian history in the nineteenth and twentieth century as well as on the World Wars, the history of imperialism, memory and popular culture, and modern sports history.

Building a Home with Words: JCU Welcomes Author André Aciman

Building a Home with Words: JCU Welcomes Author André Aciman

John Cabot University welcomed the acclaimed author André Aciman for a conversation with Professor Deanna Lee on June 28th. The event was sponsored by the Department of English Language and Literature and the Harvard Club of Italy.

Museum Visitors as Works of Art: Professor Paolo Soriani’s New Photo Project

Museum Visitors as Works of Art: Professor Paolo Soriani’s New Photo Project

JCU photography professor Paolo Soriani was asked to do a series of portraits of museum visitors as they admire the works of art in what is considered one of the world’s most important archaeological museums, the MANN in Naples.

“Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran:” JCU Welcomes Prof. Michael Axworthy

“Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran:” JCU Welcomes Prof. Michael Axworthy

John Cabot University welcomed Michael George Andrew Axworthy for the Presidential Lecture “Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran and Why History Matters" on June 14th.

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Join Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Join Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity

JCU Professor Alina Sorgner was recently invited to be a member of the Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity. Think20 is a worldwide research and policy advice network for the G20, which is under the Argentine presidency this year.

Prof. Walter Arrighetti Discusses Complex Film Restoration at Cinema Ritrovato Festival

Prof. Walter Arrighetti Discusses Complex Film Restoration at Cinema Ritrovato Festival

Professor Walter Arrighetti will be giving a talk on June 26th at the Cinema Ritrovato international film festival in Bologna, Italy. An expert in cybersecurity and member of the Department of Mathematics, Natural and Applied Sciences, Prof. Arrighetti’s presentation is entitled “The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) and the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) frameworks in complex film-restoration projects.”

The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows

The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows

John Cabot University hosted the workshop “The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows” on May 24th and 25th. Guest speakers from different Arab regions as well as from other parts of the world came together to discuss the political economy of the Arab Image, and reflect upon the materiality, ethics, and aesthetics of filming, distributing and archiving post-2011.

Prof. Federigo Argentieri Co-authors Book on Central and East European Politics

Prof. Federigo Argentieri Co-authors Book on Central and East European Politics

The renowned US academic publishers Rowman & Littlefield released the fourth edition of the textbook "Central and Eastern Europe - from Communism to Democracy," with a chapter by Professor Federigo Argentieri.

Creative Writing Institute Presents Faculty Reading

Creative Writing Institute Presents Faculty Reading

The JCU community had a chance to listen to creative writing by a group of talented authors who teach in the University’s Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.