Faculty News

JCU Hosts Conference on Ancient Aqueducts, Baths and Sewers

JCU Hosts Conference on Ancient Aqueducts, Baths and Sewers

John Cabot University hosted an evening of lectures as part of the Frontinus Society’s annual conference, “De Aquaeductu Urbis Romae: The Legacy of Sextus Iulius Frontinus International Congress on the History of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering in the Mediterranean Region” on November 13th, 2018.

Around the World in Six Novels: An Experiment in Digital Humanities

Around the World in Six Novels: An Experiment in Digital Humanities

A presentation led by Professor Alessandra Grego on her innovative use of digital humanities in one her English Literature course "Selected Topics in World Literature" (EN310).

Prof. Antonella Salvatore Represents JCU at “Digital Italy” 2018 Summit

Prof. Antonella Salvatore Represents JCU at “Digital Italy” 2018 Summit

The “Digital Italy” summit was launched in 2016 by “The Innovation Group,” an Italian management consulting company, in order to develop national strategies for digital innovation in the economy, society and public administration. Every year, analysts from “The Innovation Group” gather the summit presentations by economists, business leaders, politicians, public administration representatives, scholars and international experts in an annual report.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Gives Guest Lecture at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Professor Fabrizio Conti Gives Guest Lecture at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

History and Humanities Professor Fabrizio Conti was invited to give a lecture to the international students of the Master’s in Fashion Through History at La Sapienza University in Rome on November, 22, 2018. The lecture, entitled “Clothing and Social Meaning: the Monk, the Knight, and the Witch,” was organized by the Department of History, Cultures and Religions.

Prof. Alina Sorgner Joins Institute of Labor Economics as Research Affiliate

Prof. Alina Sorgner Joins Institute of Labor Economics as Research Affiliate

JCU Professor of Applied Data Analytics Alina Sorgner recently accepted a prestigious invitation to join the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) as Research Affiliate.

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

On Tuesday, November 13, the Department of Economics and Social Sciences kicked off its 2018-2019 “Prof Talks” Series with JCU Professor Alessandro Antonelli discussing “Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact.”

Professor Stefan Sorgner Joins Judge Panel at Austrian Patent Ceremony

Professor Stefan Sorgner Joins Judge Panel at Austrian Patent Ceremony

Professor Stefan Sorgner attends Austrian Patent Ceremony as a judge, and discusses Metahumanities in Seoul-based conference.

Professor Shannon Russell on the Importance of Frankenstein Today

Professor Shannon Russell on the Importance of Frankenstein Today

Last October, JCU participated in Frankenreads, a global celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. During the month-long event, students, faculty, and staff participated in the live read-a-thon and attended various Frankenstein-themed events. Frankenreads came to an end on Halloween night, with a lecture given by author Fiona Sampson.

Professor Bruno Galantucci Presents Research on Human Communication

Professor Bruno Galantucci Presents Research on Human Communication

JCU Associate Professor of Psychology, Bruno Galantucci, was invited to speak at two international scientific conferences. On October 19, he spoke at the 7th Peripatetic Conference in Poland, while on October 31, he spoke at the "Interrelations Among Different Forms of Human Communication" workshop in Sweden.

Professor Carlos Dews on Carson McCullers Lecture Tour in Australia

Professor Carlos Dews on Carson McCullers Lecture Tour in Australia

JCU English professor Carlos Dews is currently on a lecture tour in Australia on American author Carson McCullers. On November 23, he will be at the University of New South Wales where he will be speaking about his ongoing project editing the Selected Letters of Carson McCullers.

Cybersecurity and Privacy: Professor Walter Arrighetti

Cybersecurity and Privacy: Professor Walter Arrighetti

Professor Walter Arrighetti, Lecturer in Cybersecurity, is currently teaching a course called BUS/CS 399 Special Topics in Business and Computer Science: Cybersecurity Management and Privacy.

InVerse 2018 Brings Italian Poetry in Translation to JCU

InVerse 2018 Brings Italian Poetry in Translation to JCU

Poetry is alive and well at John Cabot University, as attested by InVerse – Italian Poets in Translation, which took place on the evening of October 17, 2018.

Autumn in Venice: Professor and Author Andrea di Robilant

Autumn in Venice: Professor and Author Andrea di Robilant

JCU Creative Writing Professor Andrea di Robilant describes his Italian-American upbringing, his new novel Autumn in Venice, and shares tips for aspiring travel writers.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Participates in Briefing on Slavery at EU Parliament

Professor Silvia Scarpa Participates in Briefing on Slavery at EU Parliament

On Thursday 11 October 2018, JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa took part in a Briefing on “Contemporary Forms of Slavery” held in Brussels at the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI).

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee, creator of Biblion, discusses the impact of the Digital Age on journalism and the humanities. The winner of eight news and documentary Emmy Awards, Professor Lee has spent her career working across communications, journalism, new media, and public engagement.