Faculty News

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

John Cabot University Political Science Professor Silvia Scarpa chaired a webinar organized by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?” on July 14, 2020.  

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner on Posthuman Paradigm Shift and Discrimination

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner on Posthuman Paradigm Shift and Discrimination

John Cabot University Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was recently featured in The Immortalists, a transhumanist lifestyle and educational magazine featuring world-renowned thinkers, artists, and scientists.

Professor Francesco Ruscitti on Representation and Construction of Equitable Social Welfare Orders

Professor Francesco Ruscitti on Representation and Construction of Equitable Social Welfare Orders

Professor Francesco Ruscitti’s research paper (with G. Laguzzi and R.S. Dubey) titled "On the representation and construction of equitable social welfare orders" has been accepted for publication in Mathematical Social Sciences,  an international peer-reviewed journal.

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Professor Ben Scribner, who joined JCU in 2014, teaches Intercultural Communications and the soon to be launched course, Introduction to Gender Studies.

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Mathematics: a Journey → ∞ and Beyond

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Mathematics: a Journey → ∞ and Beyond

The minor will provide conceptual and technical training that prepares students either to start working as professional quantitative analysts or to study towards graduate degrees in Economics, Finance, Business Analytics, Logistics, and related disciplines. Links to the allied fields of Statistics, Finance, Computing, and Economics are central to this highly interdisciplinary area.

JCU International Think Tank: The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work

JCU International Think Tank: The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work

John Cabot University (JCU) has teamed up with New York University (NYU), City University of New York (CUNY), University of Buenos Aires (UBA), University of San Andres (UDESA), Nato Defense College (NDC), Politecnico di Torino (POLITO), Università di Pisa (UNIPI), Università di Comunicazione e Lingue (IULM), Roskilde University (RUC), and Aarhus Business School (Aarhus BSS) to create the think tank “The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work.”

Professor Kwame Phillips on Black Radical Thought in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Professor Kwame Phillips on Black Radical Thought in the 19th and 20th Centuries

John Cabot University Communications Professor Kwame Phillips co-authored a chapter in the book Futures of Black Radicalism (Verso, 2017). The other author is Dr. Shana L. Redmond, scholar and activist.

Prof. Eleonora Diamanti Part of Scientific Committee of International Conference on Night Studies

Prof. Eleonora Diamanti Part of Scientific Committee of International Conference on Night Studies

John Cabot University Communications Professor Eleonora Diamanti will be part of the scientific committee of the upcoming 1st International Conference on Night Studies, organized in Lisbon and held online on July 2-4, 2020.

Carson McCullers: A Centenary Collection – Edited by Prof. Carlos Dews

Carson McCullers: A Centenary Collection – Edited by Prof. Carlos Dews

Carson McCullers in the World: A Centenary Conference, held at John Cabot University in July 2017, has led to the publication of a collection of essays on the American novelist. Carson McCullers: A Centenary Collection was edited by JCU's English Literature and Creative Writing Professor Carlos Dews, who is an authority on the life and work of the author.   

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner on Posthuman Philosophies 

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner on Posthuman Philosophies 

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to write an article on posthuman philosophies for the most recent issue of the Italian magazine 'Civiltà delle macchine.'

Easier Said than Done: Prof. Daniel Roy Connelly Directs 13 New Online Monologues

Easier Said than Done: Prof. Daniel Roy Connelly Directs 13 New Online Monologues

The English Theatre of Rome is proud to present 13 new original monologues directed by Professor Daniel Roy Connelly. The monologues will be featured on The English Theatre of Rome Youtube channel every Monday and Thursday at 9 pm from June  through mid-July.

Professor Grimaldi-Donahue to Participate in Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

Professor Grimaldi-Donahue to Participate in Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

Professor Allison Grimaldi-Donahue will be reading translations of new poems by Italian poet Marilena Renda as well as her own work during the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference online 2020 reading series with the New York-based translators' collective Us & Them on June 12th at 11pm Rome Time/ 5pm New York Time.

Quarantine alla Romana: Video Documentary Series by Professor Jenn Lindsay

Quarantine alla Romana: Video Documentary Series by Professor Jenn Lindsay

As a social scientist and filmmaker, Professor Jenn Lindsay was captivated by how Romans coped with the coronavirus quarantine through moments of creative solidarity and rebellion. Recognizing this unique moment in history, she busied herself during the quarantine by making the documentary series "Quarantine all Romana." 

Professor Antonio Lopez Co-edits Journal Issue on Ecomedia Literacy

Professor Antonio Lopez Co-edits Journal Issue on Ecomedia Literacy

JCU Communications Professor Antonio Lopez, leading international expert on media literacy education, co-edited a special issue on ecomedia literacy co-published by the Journal of Sustainability Education and the Journal of Media Literacy

Professor Stefan Sorgner: A Transhumanist Take on the Impact of Coronavirus

Professor Stefan Sorgner: A Transhumanist Take on the Impact of Coronavirus

JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was featured on the cover of the Immortalists Magazine. In the magazine, there is a detailed interview in which he explains his reflections concerning his transhumanist take on the impact of the coronavirus crisis.