Faculty News

Professor Sorgner Presents at “Otiose Leisure and the Body” Conference

Professor Sorgner Presents at “Otiose Leisure and the Body” Conference

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to give the opening presentation at a leading conference “Otiose Leisure and the Body” in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, on October 13.

Professor Walter Arrighetti Invited to Film Preservation Workshop

Professor Walter Arrighetti Invited to Film Preservation Workshop

JCU Professor Walter Arrighetti recently gave a presentation at the international workshop on Film Preservation with IMF, held in Amsterdam.

JCU Welcomes Marketing Professor Thomas Aichner

JCU Welcomes Marketing Professor Thomas Aichner

Dr. Aichner is an Associate Professor of Marketing at JCU. He holds a joint PhD in marketing from the University of Padova and ESCP Europe Business School.

Professor Alina Sorgner: Global Expert for World Manufacturing Forum Report 2019

Professor Alina Sorgner: Global Expert for World Manufacturing Forum Report 2019

JCU Professor Alina Sorgner was invited to be a member of the Global Expert Group in preparing the 2019 World Manufacturing Forum (WMF) Report. 

Professor Isabella Clough on Anti-Roma Discrimination in Italy

Professor Isabella Clough on Anti-Roma Discrimination in Italy

JCU hosted a lecture by Italian Studies Professor Clough Marinaro dedicated to raising awareness concerning discrimination of the Roma community.

JCU Presents The Sour Fruit: Lord Byron, Love & Sex by Vincenzo Patanè

JCU Presents The Sour Fruit: Lord Byron, Love & Sex by Vincenzo Patanè

John Cabot University hosted a presentation of "The Sour Fruit: Lord Byron, Love & Sex" by Vincenzo Patanè, edited by Professor James R. Schwarten.

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Dr. Lyal S. Sunga teaches ‘Human Rights,’ ‘International Criminal Law’ and ‘Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism’ at JCU.

Professor Alina Sorgner on Digital Technologies and Labor Markets

Professor Alina Sorgner on Digital Technologies and Labor Markets

Professor Alina Sorgner, who teaches Applied Data Analytics at JCU, was invited to be a guest editor of the special issue on the “Impact of Technological Progress on Employment Prospects and Competence Development,” which has recently been published in the international peer-reviewed open-access journal Foresight and STI Governance.

On Reflection: a Vanessa Somers Art Project

On Reflection: a Vanessa Somers Art Project

On Reflection is the largest art installation ever shown at John Cabot University. Encompassing all three campuses and including more than 30 individual paintings and drawings, as well as five site-specific installations, this ambitious and spectacular exhibition is a measure of the possibilities for art at John Cabot University.

The Sour Fruit: JCU Professor James Schwarten Edits Book on Lord Byron

The Sour Fruit: JCU Professor James Schwarten Edits Book on Lord Byron

Journalist and writer Vincenzo Patanè presented his latest book, The Sour Fruit: Lord Byron, Love & Sex (published by John Cabot University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield) edited by JCU Professor James Schwarten, at the prestigious Keats-Shelley Museum at the foot of the Spanish Steps in Rome on June 14.

JCU Summer Engineering Students Visit Roma Tre University

JCU Summer Engineering Students Visit Roma Tre University

On June 4 and 5, 2019, JCU visiting summer engineering professors and students toured the laboratories of Roma Tre University’s Department of Engineering. Roma Tre doctoral students gave short presentations on their current research.

Professor Rosa Filardi Curates “Inclusiva:” a Festival Dedicated to Social Inclusivity

Professor Rosa Filardi Curates “Inclusiva:” a Festival Dedicated to Social Inclusivity

“Inclusiva" (Inclusive) is a three-day festival dedicated to the concept of inclusivity and breaking down the psychological, cultural, and geographical barriers that divide human beings. JCU professor Rosa Filardi, lecturer in Italian and Theatre and certified DanceMovement Therapist, is one of the curators along with Leonardo Gervasi and Michela Pasquali.

Praise for Film “Guardians of the Night” Co-Directed by Prof. Eleonora Diamanti

Praise for Film “Guardians of the Night” Co-Directed by Prof. Eleonora Diamanti

The Royal Anthropological Film Festival recently praised the film "Guardians of the Night," co-directed by JCU Communications Professor Eleonora Diamanti and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, Associate Professor of Visual Anthropology at the University of Victoria, Canada.

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

A senior researcher at a major Italian bank, Dr. Costagli began teaching economics as an adjunct at JCU in 2008. The Class of 2019 voted Dr. Costagli “Professor of the Year.”

Vivere è scrivere: JCU Presents Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani

Vivere è scrivere: JCU Presents Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani

On May 28, 2019, John Cabot University had the honor of presenting Vivere è scrivere. Una biografia visive di Giorgio Bassani (Living is Writing. A Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani), recently published by Edisai edizioni in Ferrara, Italy.